Heading to the River Cottage Festival?

With 2018’s dreamy spell of sunshine, the UK’s burgeoning food scene, a raft of fabulous festivals nationwide, and a renewed appreciation for the great British countryside, it’s little surprise that

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Game of scones

Whether you’re jam first or cream first, there are few things that signal ‘holiday’ more than sitting under a country garden parasol with a warm scone slathered in clotted cream

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Make it a real adventure by stopping off for a wild dip on your travels. Here are a selection of our favourite spots (put together with the help of wild

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All scream for ice cream

Bribe the kids into a back-seat truce with promise of a stop off at one of these awesome ice creameries. From cow to cone, as Stewart Tower Dairy put it.

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Pick up a picnic

Blue skies, green grass and sunny summers call for a picnic. Fill the hamper at one of these delicious emporiums of local food on your way to your favourite field,

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To the beach!

With the UK basking in a heatwave that almost feels like a *proper* summer, we’ve stashed the inflatable flamingo, frisbee and picnic basket in the back and are heading directly

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Meet the owners: Tebay Services

For the latest in our miniseries about the great people driving the UK’s local food revolution, we spoke to Sarah Dunning, Chair of  the Westmorland Family behind Tebay, the UK’s

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Meet the owners: farm cafe + shop, Suffolk

As well as great food, it’s the people that make off-motorway stops special. Genuine conversations with business owners passionate about their food and neigbourhood are hard to come by in

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The food revolutionaries

The food revolution is gathering momentum across the UK. On the high street and in cafes, pubs and shops, British consumers now more than ever see the value of locally

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Al fresco pit stops

Maximise these sporadic sunny days (when the weather plays along) with a picnic or al fresco pit stop wrapped in views at one of these lovely local eateries. Far better

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