There is a great choice of food and drink festivals on the South Coast to visit during your stay or try some local produce at one of the County Fairs and farms. Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival takes place every April and September and Steyning, just north of Shoreham by Sea, home to the Sussex Produce Company where you can buy locally made food and drink. Sharnyfold Farm near Eastbourne is equipped with a farm shop selling local meats and fish or visit Curdridge County Show near Southampton which is held one day in July, part of the larger Hampshire Food Festival which runs throughout July.
Carr Taylor Vineyards near Hastings offers a vineyard tour and free wine tasting or if you are travelling to the Isle of Wight visit Sharon Orchard in Ryde where you can sample local ciders. Southampton Beer Festival take place each Spring or visit the Yapton Beerex in May which takes place near Bognor & Littlehampton and can be visited via vintage bus service from nearby Barnham. View our listings and search for availability to find the best deal on your accommodation on the South Coast to visit these and many more Food and Drink events.