345 results found for "local+food"
- Places to eat in Green Spain
The joy of pintxos here is that everyone eats together - old, young, tourists and locals. The classic mountain food is on offer here - stew in many forms - and prize winning at that. The dishes change daily but some classics remain such as the chef’s delicate take on fabada, a local bean stew. Handmade cheese such as the local calabres feature strongly, as does lamb, beef and vegetables from the El Nocéu organic farm in La Cuesta. There is also Cantabrian anchovies, smoked beef and cod croquettes., all served with cider. rutalquesuylasidra.com/sidreria-casa-niembro Galicia Mariscomania This is the restaurant where you bring your own food.
- Local food and drink in the Cotswolds
As part of our Green Traveller's Guide to the Cotswolds, Harriet O'Brien picks out a selection of restaurants, cafés and markets to find the best local food and drink in this glorious Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the west of England. The Averys pride themselves on serving local ales (and won North Cotswold Pub of the Year in Camra’s 2014 awards) and on offering no-nonsense pub food based on really fresh local produce – the likes of Gloucester Old Spot sausage and mash, and honey-roast ham. From venison carpaccio to honey-roasted pheasant with sage pudding, and amazing desserts such as tea cream with poached quince and milk sorbet, food miles and sustainability are big considerations here. It is run in partnership by National Star and Wriggly Worm, a charity dedicated to helping people through food and cookery. Open daily. harrietsjollynice.co.uk Star Anise Arts Café A short walk from Stroud’s High Street, this buzzing enterprise exudes creative community spirit, offering excellent all-natural food and a platform for local arts.
- Local food and drink in Dedham Vale
As part of our Green Traveller's Guide to Dedham Vale, Paul Bloomfield picks out a selection of restaurants, cafés, inns and farm shops for local food and drink in this glorious Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in southeast England. Whether it’s locally reared pork, freshly caught oysters, or fruit and vegetables grown and picked from the neighbouring fields that gets your taste buds going, you’ll find an abundance of delicious, local, quality food here in Dedham Vale. Much of the area has been farmed for hundreds of years, and locals take great pride in showcasing the very best of their food and drink, including some household names like Copella apple juice and Tiptree jam. Wherever you choose to eat or shop, you can be sure that you’ll be putting something back into the local area, reducing your food miles, and discovering some truly special produce, all at the same time! Hall Farm has been run by the same family for three generations, and they decided to open the farm shop in 2001 following huge demand from locals for high quality, local produce.
- Local food and drink in the Dorset AONB
As part of our Green Traveller's Guide to Dorset, Harriet O'Brien picks out a selection of restaurants, cafés and markets to find the best local food and drink in this glorious Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in southern England. Dorset Food & Drink was launched in 2013 to bring together everyone proud to be growing, making, selling, serving, supporting and buying Dorset food and drink. In the seminal story Tess, in fact, avoids stopping here – and that would be a great shame today, for the food is a treat. But don’t let the good looks deflect too much attention from the food factor – which is top class. The much applauded farm shop here was established a decade ago and, quite apart from stocking the farm’s own produce, has been a pioneer in selling and promoting local foods: this is the go-to shop for a great range of the region’s best ingredients.
- Local food and drink in the Peak District
As you might expect from a National Park with a strong agricultural and farming heritage, local food is big business in the Peak District. The quality and integrity of the food is paramount: delicious food is prepared to order using the freshest local, seasonal produce. The Number 6 cycle route on the National Cycle Network goes past Hope. losehillhouse.co.uk The Anglers Rest A community owned pub, cafe and Post Office, serving delicious freshly cooked food, using local produce, plus a wide selection of local real ales. The shop supports a wealth of local food producers, artisans and projects. The café is a celebration of delicious local and seasonal food.
- Local Attractions in Mid Wales
As part of our Green Traveller's Guide to Mid Wales, Paul Bloomfield picks out a selection of local visitor attractions, including art galleries, festivals and historic sites. There are trails for the children and events that take place here throughout the year. nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden For information on nearby places to stay, local food and drink, and adventure activities, see our Green Traveller's Guide to Mid Wales
- Local attractions in Green Spain
There is even a ‘thermal train’ that travels from the town’s main square to the thermal bath areas. visitaourense.com For nearby places to stay, local food and drink, and low impact outdoor adventure activities, see our Green Traveller's Guide to Green Spain
- Local activities in Green Spain
The currents on the beach are strong and surfers should pay attention to the warning flags. somossurfschool.com Asturias Ruta Sidra y Queso Across Asturias are reminders of the favourite local tipple - cidre. It is popular with families because of the flat paths and many local rental shops have trailers and toddler seats for bikes. turismoasturias.es/descubre/naturaleza/rutas/senderismo/senda-del-oso Canoeing in Picos de Europa The descent of the River Sella is one of the most famous canoeing routes in Asturias. Either way, it is time for quiet contemplation and appreciation of nature, as well as the astoundingly beautiful cathedral at the end. caminodesantiago.gal/es/inicio For nearby places to stay, local food and drink, and local attractions, see our Green Traveller's Guide to Green Spain
- Local Attractions in Normandy
As part of our Green Traveller's Guide to Normandy, Paul Bloomfield picks out a selection of local attractions in this glorious part of northern France. The Saturday morning market brings together local producers of traditional food. bayeuxmuseum.com/en/the-bayeux-tapestry/ Château Gaillard More than eight centuries since it was built, the remains of the bastion ordered by Richard the Lionheart in 1196 still loom over the twin towns of Grand and Petit Andely. There are plentiful reminders of times past, too – ruined castles such as the crumbling remains at Domfront, and even echoes of neolithic times in the tall banked-up hedges demarking the bocage farming landscape. parc-naturel-normandie-maine.fr/ For information on local food and drink, nearby visitor attractions and activities, see our Green Traveller's Guide to Normandy
- Local Attractions in Gower
As part of our Green Traveller's Guide to Gower, Paul Bloomfield picks out a selection of local historical and natural attractions in this glorious Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in south Wales, from ancient castle and burial mounds to sandy beaches and wildlife reserves. A small shop sells local wares at the entrance, whilst inside the 12th-century mill are displays of rural life, craft workshops and a cute little tearoom. Perfect for rainy days with little ones. gowerheritagecentre.co.uk National Trust Rhossili Visitor Centre, Gower Right on the edge of the path to Worm's Head and the last house before the sea, the National Trust Rhossili Visitor Centre is a lovely place to pop into for information on the local area, to pick up curios in the shop, or just enjoy the view across the way to Swansea Bay. A row of shops sell fish and chips, bucket and spades and other seaside staples, making it a good beach to pitch up on for a lazy seaside day with a young family. visitswanseabay.com/listings/port-eynon-bay-beach/ For information on local food and drink, nearby visitor attractions and activities, see our Green Traveller's Guide to Gower