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Fantastic Events in Devon, Dorset and Somerset

There are so many great events in Devon, Dorset and Somerset, you are sure to find days out to suit your family, whatever the ages.

Many visitors to the area make a point of booking when their favourite event is running. Here are some of the best well know ones:

Exeter Festival of Food and Drink – sample to your hearts content, local food producers and demonstrations by celebrity chefs. 5th, 6th & 6th May 2018

River Cottage Spring Fair –  a fun day out at the River Cottage HQ trying food, joining in with activities and enjoying entertainment. 26th – 27th May 2018

Axe Vale Show  –  with it’s early focus on gardening and crafts, this one day festival now has something for everyone from food to crafts, arena displays and entertainment.  – 23rd June 2018

Lyme Regis Life Boat Week –  a week long schedule of events for all the family. 28th July  – 3rd August

Honiton Show –  one of the largest one day agricultural shows in England. Full of animals, tractors, food and entertainment. Thursday 2nd August.

Sidmouth Folk Week –  one of the best small festivals in the country with a huge range of music and entertainment all over the town. 3rd  – 10th August.

Lyme Regis Carnival and Regatta Week. 4th  –  12th August

The Red Arrows in Lyme Regis – TBC

Buckham Fair –  a wonderful traditional event with a focus on dogs and horses, organised by Martin Clunes of Doc Martin fame. Sunday  19th August

River Cottage Festival –  enjoy the weekend River Cottage HQ with food, classes, joining in with activities or just pick one of the sessions of music to enjoying.  25th – 26th August 2018

Sidmouth Regatta and Red Arrows Display. Friday 24th  – Sunday 26th August

Candles on the Cobb –  see the famous Lyme Regis Cobb wall illuminated by hundreds of tea lights in a beautiful display. Sunday 26th August

Once you are at Andrewshayes make sure you take a look in our well stocked information room on the park. We advertise many local events and hold a wide range of leaflets and guides for nearby tourist attractions.

In addition you can take a look online at the list prepared by our very own on-site blogger Clare, who runs a great website called  –  she has an Events listing section as well as write ups and reviews of local walks, days out and top places for cream teas! Well worth a look.


Come See What Great Local Events Are Around Us in East Devon and West Dorset

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