With British food being more popular than ever, what better way to proudly celebrate our Britishness then with two gloriously British food-filled weeks in the form of ‘British Food Fortnight’. Running from 19th September to 4th October, ‘British Food Fortnight’ forms the biggest national celebration of the diverse range of foods that our great nation produces.

To mark these two special weeks ‘Young’s Pubs’, ‘Great Inns of Britain’, ‘Youth Hostel Association’ and ‘Von Essen Hotels’ are all taking part offering the chance to sample the best of locally produced British food as well as special ‘British Food Fortnight’ menus. Combine your foodie excursions with wonderful weekend foodie breaks to suit all budgets, with a vast list of lovely pubs, hotels and inns participating.

There are great destinations to choose from in England, Scotland and Wales and food festivals will be taking place in Abergavenny, Aldeburgh, Alnwick, Cardiff, Cornwall, East Midlands, Nantwich, West Sussex, Malton, Mold, York, Manchester and the Brecon Beacons. For more information on events, venues and festivals near you or to plan your foodie weekend, visit: lovebritishfood.co.uk/directory

The National Trust also has lots of events and country markets to visit as part of their ‘Food Glorious Food’ campaign. For more information visit: www.foodgloriousfood.org.uk