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North Devon Events for 2018

For such a peaceful, secluded region, North Devon has plenty going on to interest visitors of all tastes. From sports events to live music and beer festivals, there is always something to look forward to. The Rising Sun Hotel is also a key player in local food events, proud to add the flair and skill of our chefs to showcase the best of the region!  Keep an eye on this page for forthcoming highlights.


Lyn Food Fest 2018 (30th Sept)

Lyn Food Festival 2018 North Devon

Where can you find a wide selection of top food and drink producers in one place this September? At the Lyn Food Fest! Whether your thing is seafood, gourmet pies or sweet treats, there is bound to be something to excite your taste buds. A fantastic place to buy food gifts or treat yourself!


The Two Moors Festival (12th - 21st Oct)

A unique festival within 1,200 miles of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Enjoy remarkable live music, performances, talk, exhibitions, schools workshops and masterclasses. A beautiful and cultural event in some of the most remote corners of England.


Dark Skies Festival (20th Oct - 4th Nov)

With 40 events taking place all over Exmoor there is something for everyone, young and old! From stargazing talks to night time adventures or even moonlit swims you won't be disappointed.


Haunted Cliff Railway Spooktacular (31st Oct)

The historic cliff railway that connects Lynton and Lynmouth are putting on a spooktacular railway experience. Ride the Cliff Railway at night with nothing but candlelight and experience the darker past.


Dunster by Candlelight (7th - 8th Dec)

An annual event that kicks off festivities in the medieval village of Dunster on Exmoor. With street entertainment in abundance, late night shopping and many cosy cafes its a FREE event you won't want to miss. Donations go to the local St Margaret's Hospice.