Devon’s food is one of the key reasons why many people love to come and visit. Here are some great food festivals which really showcase the Westcountry and its culinary delights.
Started in 2002, this first-class feast of entertainment featuring workshops, seminars, tastings, competitions, demonstrations and over 120 hand-picked exhibitors (70% of which are from Devon). It truly is a great event to showcase the best that the South West has to offer – from Ashridge Cider and Cornish Seasalt through to the Dartington Dairy and South Devon Chilli Farm. Taking place on Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd October 2023 anyone and everyone is welcome to come along and take part without being charged an entry fee. FIND OUT MORE
Powderham Food Festival has become, in a short space of time, an established event on the Devon ‘foodie calendar’. The festival attracts both exhibitors and visitors from far and wide across the South West, not just Devon. Situated around 30 miles from Torquay, Powderham Castle is in a unique, picturesque setting within an ancient deer park beside the Exe estuary. Located just south of Exeter, Powderham Castle is easily accessible from Torquay via the South Devon Highway. This year’s festival will take place on 7th & 8th October 2023 and is open from 10:00 – 17:00. FIND OUT MORE
Between 29th September and 15th October 2023, England’s Seafood Coast will play host to a feast for all the senses. You will be able to immerse yourself in England’s Seafood FEAST, eating some of the best seafood in the world and experiencing the very best the English Riviera has to offer. This isn’t a conventional festival with a big marquee – instead you can enjoy a whole range of things to eat and do at venues across Brixham, Paignton and Torquay. FIND OUT MORE
Bovey Tracey’s festival Nourish, launched in 2014, celebrates the very best in food, craft and music. Building upon the success of Craft Festival, held every June, the team behind Nourish are keen to bring a new flavour to Bovey Tracey. Taking place on Saturday 7th September 2023 and set in the heart of the town, Nourish is a weekend of events designed to feed the body, the mind and the senses. Nourish is a community initiative led by Craft Festival & The Cheese Shed. FIND OUT MORE
So why not come and visit the Westcountry and sample the great local food and drink for yourselves. Combined with our outstanding countryside and stunning coastline, what more could you ask for from a break in Torquay? TLH LEISURE RESORT
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