The Top 10 Farmers’ Markets
There are some truly amazing farmers' markets in the UK and they are brilliant for finding gifts for foodies that you may not be able to find elsewhere! Some of the best farmers’ markets in the UK are listed below, in case you are interested in attending.
Truro Farmers’ Market, Cornwall
This award-winning farmer's market runs on both Saturdays and Wednesdays between 9 am and 4 pm. A popular market in a scenic location enabling vendors to tempt and tantalise the crowds with their appetising food and drinks.
Cheltenham Spa Farmers’ Market, Gloucestershire
Held on the second and last Friday of the month between 9 am and 3 pm, the Cheltenham Spa farmers’ market has been hailed as the best farmers market in Gloucestershire and is a treat for visitors, with many artisan cheesemakers and purveyors of fresh fruit and vegetables to visit.
Taunton Farmers’ Market, Somerset
Held in Taunton High Street every Thursday from 9 am to 3 pm and bringing together artisans and producers of every type of food, Taunton farmers market affords many tourists and locals alike the chance to sample something new.
Stroud Farmers’ Market, Gloucestershire
Held every Sunday from 9 am until 2 pm at Cornhill Market Place, the Stroud farmers’ market has won awards for being the best farmers’ market in the UK - multiple times! At Stroud you will find a wide range of stallholders covering many different categories and with their own areas of expertise.
Edinburgh Farmers’ Market, Edinburgh
The largest farmers’ market in Scotland is held every Saturday between 9 am and 2 pm at Castle Terrace in Edinburgh, in the shadow of the historic castle. There are stallholders showcasing the best of what Scotland has to offer in terms of food and drink. Replete with artisan producers of everything from charcuterie to gin, this is a wonderful chance to experience the beauty and vibrant colour of Edinburgh.
Riverside Farmers’ Market, Cardiff
The Riverside farmers’ market in Cardiff runs every Sunday from 10 am until 2 pm and has been running for the past 24 years. One of the key food attractions in the Welsh capital, the market acts as a showcase for some of the best artisan food and drink that is produced in Wales today.
Moseley Farmers’ Market, Birmingham
The biggest farmer’s market in Birmingham, the Moseley market is held between 9 am and 2 pm on the last Saturday of every month. Fresh produce of all descriptions is available as well as plentiful artisan food and drink from across the West Midlands and further afield.
Otley Farmers’ Market, West Yorkshire
This farmers’ market in Otley, West Yorkshire runs on the last Sunday of every month from 9 am until 1 pm and is frequented by regular local stallholders selling produce and artisan wares from around the West Yorkshire area. Otley is a scenic market town and it is well worth a visit.
Winchester Farmers’ Market, Hampshire
The farmers’ market in Winchester, Hampshire runs on the second and last Sunday of every month from 9 am until 1 pm and attracts stallholders from across the region. A number of local small-batch breweries will be in attendance as well as quality bakers, soapmakers and even a goat milk dairy.
The Goods Shed, Canterbury
A daily farmers’ market, with an on-site restaurant, which has an excellent range of stalls including bakers, cheesemongers, charcuterie, vegetables and artisan wines and spirits. A brilliant venue, shielded from the elements that allows for the buying of high-quality local produce every day.
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