The Great British Food Festival

The Great British Food Festival

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The Great British Food Festival is back in 2023!

Whether you've been to The Great British Food Festival before or this is your first time, you're going to want to add this event to your calendar!

Taking place across 11 fabulous locations in the UK, we hope you'll find a festival close by - you really don't want to miss it.

Where and when is The Great British Food Festival in 2023?

The Great British Food Festival is taking place on the weekends between May and September 2023.

Day tickets:
General opening times 10am-5pm

Check out the 2023 dates and locations below:

Trentham Gardens - Staffordshire
29th - 1st May 2023

Burton Constable - Hull 
13th-14th May 2023

Harewood House - Leeds
27th-29th May 2023

Ashridge House - Hertfordshire
3rd-4th June 2023

Dalkeith Country Park - Edinburgh
10th-11th June 2023

Hardwick Hall - Derbyshire
28th-30th July 2023

Wentworth Woodhouse - Yorkshire
19th-20th August 2023

Margam Park - South Wales
2nd-3rd September 2023

Borde Hill - West Sussex
9th-10th September 2023

Arley Hall - Cheshire
23rd-24th September 2023

The Great British Food Festival has it all!

The Great British Food Festival is a family festival, music festival and foodie's paradise all wrapped into one juicy and delicious day out!

A festival for families

As great family days out ideas go, The Great British Food Festival needs to jump to the top of your list. It's a fantastic festival for families of all ages with no end of fun things to do for the little ones and the not-so-little ones including circus skills, mini zoos, treasure hunts, Wacky Races, plus rides, bouncy castles and kids' cookery classes. Lots of these activities are free too, plus children under 3 go free!

Who loves a music festival?

The Great British Food Festival really know how to bring the party with a new live act on every hour on the music stage! From stunning solo artists, delightful duets, to full on party bands there's something for everyone. This is the ideal introduction to your first family festival experience too!

What could be better than finding a spot with something scrummy to eat, a refreshing drink and kicking back to enjoy the music?

A foodie's paradise!

It's not called The Great British Food Festival for nothing! Take your taste buds on a trip around the world and explore your favourite cuisines, and why not try some news ones?

With everything from classic festival food, street food, artisan markets, food challenges, chef demos, bars and cocktail shacks, there'll be temptation wherever you turn...

[Please note, the kinds of activities and vendors will vary depending on the location of the event so be sure to check the individual event pages below for all the info]

Tap through to the festival near you below, get all the info and book your tickets!

The Great British Food Festival - Trentham Gardens

The Great British Food Festival is returning to Trentham Gardens for 2023 with a massive selection of things to do for foodies of all ages

Available to 6 May 2024

The Great British Food Festival - Harewood House

The Great British Food Festival is returning to Harewood House for 2023 with a massive selection of things to do for foodies of all ages

Available to 27 May 2024

The Great British Food Festival - Dalkeith Country Park

The Great British Food Festival is returning to Dalkeith Country Park for 2023 with a massive selection of things to do for foodies of all ages

Available to 16 June 2024

The Great British Food Festival - Hardwick Hall

The Great British Food Festival is returning to Hardwick Hall for the eighth time in 2023 with an endless feast of foodie family fun

Available to 2 June 2024

The Great British Food Festival - Wentworth Woodhouse

The Great British Food Festival is returning in 2023 to Wentworth Woodhouse of one of Yorkshire's biggest fests for foodies

Available to 18 August 2024

The Great British Food Festival - Margam Park

The Great British Food Festival is returning to Wales in 2023 with a foodie feast for the whole family at Margam Park

Available to 8 September 2024

The Great British Food Festival - Arley Hall

The Great British Food Festival is returning to Arley Hall in Cheshire for a fun foodie day for the entire family

Available to 22 September 2024
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How to find us

Please note, this address is not the location for any of the events.

Please see individual event pages for locations

  • Free parking is available a short walk away (apart from Dalkeith event where there's a £3 charge)
  • Disabled parking spots are nearest to the event - drop off options also available if required, just ask a member of the team when you arrive
  • Toilets and accessible toilets
  • Dog-friendly
    Please note that all dogs must remain on a lead at all times and that owners must clean up after their dogs. For hygiene reasons and the enjoyment of all of our visitors, dogs are not permitted into the food marquees/demonstration tents and/or most of the Estate buildings, so please bear that in mind when deciding whether or not to bring your furry friend with you.
  • Carer tickets available
    Please note the visitor requiring a carer to attend with them, MUST be able to bring with them and show to the entrance team one form of valid, in date documentation, from their accepted list below, in order for the carer to be admitted for free on the day:
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
    • Attendance Allowance (AA)
    • Blind Persons Registration
    • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
    • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
    • CredAbility's Access Card with +1 symbol
    • CEA Card
    Unfortunately they cannot accept blue/orange badges, HANDS cards, carers passport etc
  • You are not permitted to bring your own food&drink
  • Security checks may take place upon entry

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