Festivals

Festivals in Devon 2024

Whether music’s your jam or actual jam, Devon has a whole roster full of music, culture and food festivals to get your 2024 going.

Annie Cowen

Festivals in Cornwall 2024

From foodie explorations that tour the world to musical delights that attract visitors from all over, Cornwall’s festivals are not to be missed.

Annie Cowen

Christmas markets in Dorset 2023

The holidays are well and truly coming and with them Dorset’s seasonal slew of Christmas markets where you can lose yourself in some Christmas shopping.

Annie Cowen

Best literary festivals in the UK

Gather round bookworms, the UK has a whole host of literary festivals in 2023 that are ready and waiting to enlighten and entertain.

Annie Cowen

Top things to do on the Isle of Wight

From royal summer houses and stunning walks to Michelin recommended restaurants and theme parks, there's no shortage of things to do on the Isle of Wight.

Robbie Lane

Isle of Wight festivals 2023

Festival fun on the Isle of Wight in 2023, including Ventnor Fringe, Isle of Wight Walking Festival, Cowes Week and the Chale Show.

Robbie Lane

Food festivals in Dorset 2023

Are you ready to taste your way around all manner of delicious stalls and vendors? Find out why Dorset is the place to be for food festivals in 2023.

Annie Cowen

Dartmouth Food Festival

Established as one of the South West’s top events the Dartmouth Food Festival is an absolute must for foodies and families.

Philip Eley

Falmouth Week festival

Falmouth Week is a family friendly festival in Cornwall with a full schedule of activities and entertainment carefully organised for every day of the week. Take the little ones, take the older ones, take everyone or just take the two of you in August and indulge in the true spirit of the town.

Katie Chown

Ventnor Fringe Festival

According to The Sunday Times, Ventnor Fringe is “...rapidly becoming the country’s most surprising and inspirational multidisciplinary arts festival.” See what it's like for yourself.

Anmarie Bowler

Brixham Pirate Festival

Dress up like a pirate and party all weekend at the annual Brixham Pirate Festival. This is a brilliant weekend for all the family on the picturesque Brixham harbour.

Kayleigh Hardy

River Cottage Food Festival

Celebrate River Cottage's 20th birthday this year with the annual food fair in May which is going to be bigger and better than ever.

Kayleigh Hardy

Summer festivals in Hampshire

Summer is a time for festivals. Whether it be dance festivals, family festivals, music festivals, or anything else in between. Hampshire certainly has its fair share of them.

Kylie Barton

Jane Austen Festival in Bath

Looking for things to do in Bath in September? Don't miss this festival celebrating the life and works of Jane Austen in the second week of the month.

Kylie Barton

Free things to do with children in Torbay

There are lots of great places to visit, and exciting things to do, which won’t cost anything apart from some parking fees. Here is my list of 10 free things to do in Torbay with children.

Philip Eley

Visit Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is one of the few places in the UK where you could get away with a relaxed approach to holidaymaking. From the centre of the Island you are never more than half an hour from the sea, and you'll find family friendly bays, beaches and coves scattered all over. There are lots of things to do on a visit to the Isle of Wight.

Robbie Lane

Sampling the River Cottage Food Festival

Itʼs not what you would call a ʻhugeʼ festival, but itʼs all the more special because of that. If anything it feels like a huge family garden party, if only I had that garden!

James Chubb