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5 things to do in Devon this weekend

PUBLISHED: 11:27 15 October 2018 | UPDATED: 11:27 15 October 2018

Dartmouth Colours (c) Eduardo Fonseca Arraes, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Dartmouth Colours (c) Eduardo Fonseca Arraes, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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The weekend is fast approaching and for those still deciding how to spend their Friday through to Sunday, we pick 5 of the best ways to spend your weekend in Devon

Dartmouth Food Festival – October 19 – 21

This popular festival started from humble beginnings in 2002 but has now grown to become one of the key events for foodies all across Devon. Local and national food heroes will be attending to bring you a selection of tastings, workshops, demonstrations and stalls showcasing our county’s best produce.

The event is free but demonstrations and talks may charge.

Choc Fest at Affinity Outlet, Bideford – October 20 – 21

Devon’s best chocolatiers and producers will be gathering to offer you a range of chocolate products including some oddities like chocolate pizzas, chilli chocolate, liquers and much more.

The event runs between 10am and 4pm.

Halloween events across Devon for Half Term

Many of Devon’s best attractions have put together special Halloween events that will delight both kids and adults. Such attractions putting on events include The Big Sheep, The Donkey Sanctuary, Kents Cavern, Arlington Court and many more.

For our full listing of Halloween events, click the link above.

Kids for a Quid at South Devon Railway – October 20 – 26

Hop on board and enjoy some of the county’s best views on an incredibly affordable day out for the whole family. It’ll be far more than just a steam train ride, it’ll be the best way to see South Devon.

Children must be accompanied by an adult to be eligible for the offer. For children aged 3 to 15 only.

Mega Sale at Dartington Crystal – October 20 – 28

After seeing how Dartington produce their intricate pieces during their factory tour, pick up one to take home at a vastly reduced price. Getting a cocktail glass for £2.50 or a wine glass for £3.50 will be a great way to start your Christmas shopping.

You can save £2.50 when you book tour tickets online.

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