The Arundel Food Festival is an occasion to remember. If you have never had the opportunity to experience the fun that is on offer then you should definitely consider incorporating this into your plans for next year. The festival takes place during October – a month which many would agree leaves them in need of a holiday. Summer is gone, yet Christmas is still too far away, thus October needs a bit of excitement. If you like the sound of this then you should definitely start looking at the rental cottages available in Arundel and the surrounding areas. Sussex is filled to the brim with fantastic self-catering cottages and these offer the ideal base for you to enjoy the unique food festival.
If you aren’t too familiar with the Arundel Food Festival then as you may have gathered by the name it is celebration of local food and drink. And trust us; the food and drink of Sussex is to die for – especially in Arundel. This is because of the town’s perfect location. Arundel is situated in between the Sussex coast and the beautiful South Downs National Park. This means that there is some of the tastiest and freshest food you will ever experience. Who doesn’t love a good bite to eat?
There are so many events that take place during the festival period. The Arundel Food Festival Treasure Hunt is one of these. This event presents a good and drink themed treasure hunt which is both fun yet challenging at the same time. It also offers a brilliant way of getting to see the shops of Arundel as well. This year there was also the celebration of gingerbread taking place at Arundel Museum. And yes, free tastings of the scrumptious gingerbread was available! Who knows what free good you will get to tuck into next year?A trip to Belinda’s Tearoom is recommended as there is a special autumnal menu. Just imagine the taste of scrumptious Steak and Guinness Casserole or a delicious mouthful of Slindon Pumpkin Soup. There is also game testing at Burpham Country House and Brasserie. From partridge to venison; if you love meat then you cannot miss this out of your plans. Of course events are subject to change from year to year but these should give you an idea of the sort of thing you can expect.
As mentioned in the introduction; if you are planning on experienced the fantastic Arundel Food Festival then you should definitely stay in one of the gorgeous traditional self-catering cottages in Sussex. These are brilliant because they allow you to take advantage of the most incredible locations. You will be situated in the countryside with phenomenal views being a given. Furthermore, you would expect that this magical type of accommodation would be more expensive. However, that is definitely not the case. These cottages prove to be a lot cheaper than staying in a hotel and they are really easy to book as well. All you need to do is take a look online to begin the process.
If you are looking for a vacation to leave you with a full belly and a big smile then the Arundel is the place to be. Enjoy the fantastic food and drink themed events whilst staying in a comfy and character-filled cottage.