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The Big Apple, Colborne

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2.3/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Stop off at The Big Apple, a country store and quirky cultural attraction. The main building resembles a big, smiley-faced apple, and houses a museum that explains the area's agricultural heritage. Elsewhere on the site, you'll find plenty of opportunities to tuck into apple-flavored treats, including the restaurant's apple pies, served with a big dollop of ice cream. With fun activities for guests of all ages, the extensive grounds also include a mini golf course, farm store, and smokehouse. To visit The Big Apple and get the most from your holiday in Colborne, create itinerary details personal to you using our Colborne trip itinerary planner.
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  • Love climbing the big apple. Good rest stop by the highway. Lots of thanksgiving decorations. Very festive and family friendly. 
  • While in transit to Toronto, you should make a stop to have a coffee and try their apple pie. It's a nice place to make a stop. 
  • The big apple is a different and unusual on the 401. We love animals and mini golf. The Big Apple is going to entertain the kids, but just once. Apple bread is excellent but the pies are not terrible. The apples are too hard and we like eating undercooked pie. At the restaurant, the staff is really not friendly. We ordered sandwiches and nobody greeted us or even smiled during the 15 minute wait. He should seriously improve their approach to customers.
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  • This place is pretty dope styll. I was with my girl and we picked some bomb ass apples. It was pretty live styll. But then after 2 days my girl friend broke up with for another guy named Harmanjeetveer. But that's not their fault, they did help me cope with the initial trauma of a loved one suddenly leaving me. It's sweet so its a nice substitute for ice cream 'cause I'm trying get shredded DEG.
  • Having lived in Colborne for a number of years, I was familiar with the Big Apple. I took my kids to it and then my grandchildren. Over the years the quality of the pies went downhill so we stopped buying them. Yesterday on my way to see my father in Brighton, I decided to give the Big Apple pies another chance because it was under new management. The pies have not improved, I was disappointed in the quality - there was a bad apple piece in my slice, the apples were not cooked sufficiently and there was a lot of core pieces. I will not be giving the Big Apple a third chance. Linda Philp
  • The Big Apple is great for an activity filled family fun day!!.. & the best surprise is that the activites they offer are complimentary.. You got it!!.. They are free!!.. They have mini putt, table tennis, bocce ball, to name a few!!.. It can be very busy when the weather is really nice, which makes being served by any one a tedious process.. It's better if you go in expecting to explore by yourself which is fine as well!!
  • We had seen the big Apple from highway several times and decided to go this time. It was a packed place and full of tourists. There were some things to do for kids as well such as the petting zoo. The apple pie was very good but other than that it was just another one of those highway tourist attractions.
  • First time here after driving by many times. It was a sugar heaven I must say. The treats were great but wouldnt recomend the poutine. For $9.99 you would think they could use some fresh cut fries from potatoes not frozen ones. Lots of real curd tho!
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