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Old Sailing Ship, Brixham Heritage Festival

If you are a seafaring fan or a land-lover, you can’t help but enjoy nautical festivals as they make great spectator events and they are good fun for participants alike. Brixham and the surrounding area is home to many such events as its’ nautical roots are very visible today and go deep into maritime history.

In the months of May and June see many events taking place and with the coming of better weather going into the summer months. One of the biggest events in the Brixham nautical events calendar is the annual “Brixham Heritage Festival”. This year the festival takes place from the 28th of May and it features a week long fun packed schedule of many different activities, displays and exhibitions.

The festival features many aspects of maritime culture and history, from Sailing Trawler racing to sailors performing sea shanties and even evening cruises to crab catching competitions, live music and bands to fishy tales, pirate displays and nautical story telling and the grand finale, the festivals’ firework display for all to see. Look out for the full size replica of the iconic ship of Sir Francis Drake the “Golden Hinde” moored in the harbour.

This traditional annual event will make for a great experience and spectator event for people of all age groups. If you are planning to stay in South Devon why not stay at a Devon Caravan Park especially if you enjoy caravanning and camping why not look out for the Caravan Site Devon for the best caravan holiday deals.

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