Self-catering in South Devon: 4 South Devon Markets not to be missed!
August 4th, 2015 | By Alice Jones
Choosing a self-catering holiday in South Devon is definitely the best option for a trip away. Not only are you free from meal time constraints meaning you can have a leisurely breakfast or spend the entire day on the beach, you have the opportunity to sample the wonderful local produce! In South Devon, the locally made food and drink is some of the best in the country, with the different markets allowing you to discover all the fabulous food South Devon has to offer. Here are four markets not to be missed when self-catering in South Devon!
The Modbury Barrow Market is possibly one of the most unique markets in the country with homemade crafts, mouth-watering homemade foods and other items being sold from decorated wheelbarrows! This market is a fantastic place to discover the quirky side of South Devon and to really escape from urban life. Running from June to September, the Modbury Barrow Market is perfect for sourcing local foodstuffs when self-catering in South Devon as well as a great family morning out.
Another market which is well worth a visit is the Totnes Good Food Sunday market. This monthly market hosts over fifty five local food traders so you will be spoilt for choice! Award-winning, the food market boasts quality as well as quantity and has the famous ‘Tonesian vibe’ making it an event you won’t want to miss whilst self-catering in South Devon. It is also one of the largest food markets in South Devon so will have something for everyone. A brilliant place for a day out, stay for lunch in one of Totnes’ unique local cafés or take advantage of the market and find something delicious to enjoy by the River Dart?
A third unmissable market is the Kingsbridge Farmers Market which comes to Kingsbridge town every first and third Saturday of the month, all year round! With a mouth-watering selection of local food stalls, Kingsbridge Farmers Market is the place to source your ingredients for self-catering in South Devon. If you’re on holiday around Christmas time, the Christmas Farmers Market in Kingsbridge is a must and will fill you with festive cheer!
The final market which you should visit during your self-catering holiday in South Devon is the Dartmouth Artisan Market. Every forth Saturday of the month, the old market in Dartmouth fills with local goods producers offering far more than just food to try! Artists, craftsmen and jewellery makers are just a few of the different types of stalls the Artisan Market hosts. Your self-catering holiday in South Devon will be even more enjoyable once you have sampled the delights of this Artisan Market!
Planning a trip to enjoy South Devon’s market towns? Don’t forget to take a look at the fabulous range of self-catering holiday cottages available in the area.