Get into the spirit of summer on our day trips to some of the country’s ever-popular food festivals. In recent years, they’ve become a staple to the culinary calendar during the summer months with the bustling events taking place all over the UK. If you want to indulge in a range of cuisines, from delicious local delicacies to tempting food from all over the world, enjoy fantastic live entertainment and line-ups of expert chefs – these have all the ingredients for a fantastic day out…
Gloucester Quays Food Festival – Saturday 29th July
Promising to be bigger and better than ever before, expand your food horizons at this eagerly anticipated festival. Unwind on the Quays lawn, soak up the atmosphere and revel in the star quality demonstrations, unmissable entertainment, and food and drink stalls galore.
Foodies Festival at South Parks, Oxford – Saturday 2nd September
The UK’s largest celebration of food and drink, feast your eyes on an array of culinary activities at one of the ultimate social events of the summer which captures the buzzing foodie scene. It won’t take long to hunt down fine foods and tempting treats, and highlights include top chefs featuring in the Chef’s Theatre, a Cake and Bake Theatre, Street Food and more.
Ludlow Food Festival – Saturday 9th September
Ludlow has a reputation for amazing food and drink so it’s no surprise the food festival is held every year, winning the accolade ‘Best Food Festival in the Midlands’. With most events taking place within the castle grounds, it’s the stage for plenty of local food and drink producers, talks, demonstrations and more, guaranteed to provide you with new culinary ideas.
Guernsey – Saturday 16th September
Guernsey enjoyed record numbers of day trip visitors last year and visits for its International Food Festival are no exception. Now in its third year, the island will be celebrating with markets, shows, demonstrations. On our day trip you can treat yourself to some Duty Free shopping on board Condor’s ferry before your arrival at St Peter Port, home to stunning bays, cobbled streets and quaint shops. Approximately 3½ hours free time will be given.
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