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We’re on a quest to discover Britain’s best foodie days out and tasting adventures.

As an independent travel guide for food lovers, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here – vineyards, boutique distilleries, beach cafés, gourmet gardens, specialist food and drink tours, cycling and walking trails and much more.

Foodie Days Out and Tasting Adventures in Britain

Explore Britain With Your Taste Buds

Are you a Foodie Traveller?

Is your idea of bliss touring a vineyard on a summer’s day and tasting a glass or two of wine? Are you just as happy eating a field to fork feast on the farm wearing your wellies as dining in a fancy restaurant?

If you like a good meal, a bit of tipple, an intriguing story and have an appetite for discovery and adventure, you’re in the right place.

We have hundreds of ways for you to explore foodie Britain. From cycling and walking trails; gourmet gardens, cookery courses and food festivals; to farm visits, distillery tours and vineyards.

Let us inspire you and give you everything you need to plan a foodie day out or gourmet getaway in Britain. We’ve made it easy with our handy travel tips, touring maps, hotels suggestions and links to trusted booking partners.

 

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Some of our favourite things

If more of us valued food and cheer above hoards of gold it would be a merrier world.

J R Tolkein

Dahlia flower in a jar at Petersham Nurseries cafe

Eating a delicious lunch surrounded by flowers in a gourmet garden café.

With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?

Oscar Wilde

tomatoes growing at River Cottage Summer Fair

Seeing Hugh’s tomatoes growing at the River Cottage and then eating them at the Summer Fair.

Although it rains, there’s always eating.

Agatha Christie

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Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.

Samuel Pepys

Afternoon Tea We're in Devon sign

Eating scones and jam, Victoria sponge cake, fingers sandwiches and tea, glorious tea.

Cake for Afternoon Tea on pink plate
 A wedge of cheese has as much history as a Baroque cathedral.

 

Anon

Daylesford Organic Cheddar
Glass of English rose wine

Touring English vineyards and tasting award-winning wine (we love English sparkling wine).

Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil

Lord Byron

farm sheep

Meeting the animals on a farm tour especially the rare breeds at Adam Henson’s farm in the Cotswolds.

Barley Wood Walled Garden in Somerset
glass of English apple juice

 Visiting rustic cider farms and tasting delicious cider and apple juice.

Ceramic pigs hooks Hauser & Wirth restaurant somerset

Sit back and feast on your life.

Derek Walcott

Love After Love

Doggy Days Out UK
To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.

Milan Kundera

We love...

Relaxed dining

And, fine dining

Gin Glorious Gin

Fish & chips by the sea

Buying another cookbook

A glass of red by the fire

Honey on buttered toast

Kitchenalia

Long weekends away

Man’s Best Friend (especially Mr Hendricks)

Salted caramel ice-cream, sunny days

Afternoon Tea in an English garden

A hunk of cheese

English sparkling wine

Country lanes & cycling

Yorkshire Tea & Eccles cakes

Walks & Picnics

A wee dram of whisky, mountains

Brunch

The pop of a Champagne cork

Saying ‘Bon appetit!’

Champagne should be dry, cold and free.

Winston Churchill

Table and Chairs at The Ethicurean restaurant Barley Wood Walled Garden

Relaxed field to fork dining in Britain’s best farm restaurants and cafés.

Whisky barrels at a Scottish whisky distillery

Following Scotland’s West Coast whisky trail in an attempt to become a whisky connoisseur.

I’m on a whisky diet. I’ve lost 3 days already.

Tommy Cooper

Cookery School and Masterclasses sign

Brushing up our culinary skills in unique places that offer some of of the UK’s best cooking experiences.

British food is a celebration of comfort eating.

Nigel Slater