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Two Oxfordshire food festivals named among UK’s best

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Travel magazine Condé Nast Traveller published its list of ‘The best food festivals in the UK’ on Sunday, May 12.

Several locations featured on the list such as Edinburgh and Leeds but Oxfordshire managed to make the cut twice.

Blenheim Palace Food Festival in Woodstock was listed as one of the highlights when it comes to UK food festivals.

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Oxford Mail: Blenheim Palace Food Festival is a popular attraction in the county.Blenheim Palace Food Festival is a popular attraction in the county.

“UK food festivals don’t get much classier than this,” read the article.

“Each summer, chefs such as Raymond Blanc, Olivia Burt and Gurdeep Loyal set up camp in the shadow of Oxfordshire’s most exquisite country house for a weekend of feel-good food.

“Pick up artisan treats and homemade sweets, and cool down in the (hopefully) balmy summer sunshine with craft beers, cocktails, and fruity mocktails.

“Furry friends and children are welcome, with special activities like cooking classes and circus skills sessions for budding foodies.”

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Oxford Mail: The Big Feastival is held in Oxfordshire.The Big Feastival is held in Oxfordshire.

The Big Feastival held in Chipping Norton at Blur star Alex James’ Farm also made the list.

“Imagine Glastonbury but with lots more delicious food – that’s The Big Feastival,” added the article.

“Nestled in a secluded Cotswolds farm, The Big Feastival serves up plenty of spectacular dishes with a side of amazing tunes.

“While headliners including Becky Hill and Snow Patrol perform their hits on the main stage, foodies tuck into award-winning street food, Michelin-worthy meals or dish up their own at the cookery school – there’s even a cheese tasting corner.”

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