Did you know that the last Friday in June is National Cream Tea Day? Well, as the cream tea was invented by Devonians, Sidmouth is the perfect place for indulging in a traditional cream tea this year! If you didn’t know, the origin of the cream tea is said to have come from Tavistock Abbey in around…Read More
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Category: Food and Drink
June is a special month for Devon, with lots of National weeks & celebrations. From National Picnic Week, Father’s Day, and of course, Devon Day to National Cream Tea day, there are no shortage of ways to celebrate all things Devon here in Ottery St Mary. So, while there’s lots to talk about and…Read More
Did you know National Picnic Week is returning this June? Taking place from 17 th -25 th June, National Picnic Week is a great opportunity to get out and about, exploring your local area and scouting some lovely places to enjoy a picnic or some refreshments when out for a walk. To help you make the…Read More
Christmas might be the time for indulgence and January might be when we all start watching our diets and returning to normal, but if you’re planning a trip to East Devon this year, then you have to do a foodie tour of the area and sample some of the region’s best loved delicacies. Lucky for you…Read More
As Sidmouth is located within the county of Devon and Devon is famous for the traditional cream tea, this is the best place to be this June as the UK celebrates National Cream Tea Day! National Cream Tea Day is marked annually on the last Friday in June, with the Cream Tea Society hosting all their…Read More
As National Picnic Week falls in June, we thought we’d recommend some local picnic spots, so you too can get involved! Just remember, to take your litter with you when you leave, so we can maintain the beauty of East Devon. The Byes Located between the Toll House in Sidmouth and the village of…Read More
On Friday 27 th May, a week before the nation prepares for a special four day Bank Holiday to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the country will come together to celebrate fish and chips! This year, the organisers aim to make National Fish and Chip Day the best yet. One of the organiser, Gary Lewis…Read More
Taste East Devon is back for 2021, bringing a nine day food and drink festival like no other to the east Devon region. From the 11 th – 19 th September you can join in a series of events across the region where you can enjoy everything from brewery open days to farm visits, seafood tasting experiences…Read More
Happy National Cream Tea Day! Whether you’re in Sidmouth or at home wishing you were in Sidmouth, today is the perfect day to enjoy a cream tea the Devon way! National Cream Tea Day falls on the last Friday in June every year, with this year’s event taking place on 25 th June. The Cream Tea Society…Read More
National Picnic Week is an annual event that takes place every June and this year falls between 19 th and 27 th June. If you are a picnic fan and fancy dining alfresco during your visit to Sidmouth, here are some of our favourite places in the East Devon area to set up your blanket and hamper and…Read More