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Devon

We at FFF all enjoy weekends away in Devon – not least due to all the wonderful restaurants, pubs, cafés and food festivals to be discovered. The county’s mild climate means the area yields many fabulous foods, including superb Red Ruby Devon Cattle and excellent wine from local vineyards. Of course, Devon seafood must also be mentioned, with Brixham crab and Devon scallops just two local delicacies that you should always make a point of ordering. So, where to sample this treasure trove of top ingredients? The choices are endless. The area is home to some of the UK’s most accomplished chefs. Leading where others followed, Michael Caines, MBE’s culinary home is found in the heart of the Devonshire countryside, at the highly decorated Gidleigh Park. Simon Hulstone of The Elephant in Torquay also has accolades aplenty, while the Tanner brothers’ two Plymouth restaurants continue to gain recognition. Combe House is the stuff of fairytales, the setting complete with free-roaming wild ponies. Mitch Tonks’ Rockfish and Seahorse restaurants are accomplished old favourites, while Riverford Field Kitchen is the perfect place to tuck into a sociable feast of fresh-from-the-ground vegetable dishes. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has set up one of his fantastic canteens in Plymouth, where you’ll also find the world-famous Plymouth Gin Distillery. Dart’s Farm is an Aladdin’s cave of gourmet treats to buy for your larder at home, located close to the county town of Exeter

Whether you visit the bustling coastal towns of the The English Riviera, the wilds of beautiful  Dartmoor and Exmoor, the unspoilt beaches of the South Hams, or the quaint shores of Salcombe, there are so very many places to take in the view and relish a lovely Devonshire cream tea

Please note, only festivals from today's date are shown below.

BUCKFAST ABBEY SUMMER FOOD FAIR

Set at the heart of a tranquil valley amid verdant countryside and affording spectacular views of Buckfast Abbey

21
Jul

River Cottage Festival

This August, head to Axminster for a fun-filled weekend to remember

25
Aug

Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival

Oh buoy oh buoy, it’s going to be a good one!

01
Sep

Nourish Festival

The name says it all – Nourish festival does what it says on the tin, and will leave you feeling satisfied.

01
Sep

Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast

Looking for a seafood siesta or some family fun are you a history hunter or a nutter for nature, then this one’s for you.

02
Sep

England's Seafood FEAST

England’s Seafood Coast will play host to a feast for all the senses between Saturday 22nd September and Sunday 7th October 2018.

22
Sep

Dartmouth Food Festival

Big festival, without the price tag: Dart down to the free Dartmouth Food Festival

19
Oct
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