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Rock Oyster Festival

What: Rock Oyster Festival
Where: Rock, Cornwall
When: 17th - 19th June 2011

Yes, you’ll find oysters here, but also beef, lamb, pork, mussels, lobster, scallops… the list goes on. Add some live music, beer and camping, and you’ve got yourself a festival.

Photo Credit: Rock Oyster Festival

This family-friendly event has plenty for the kids to do too; sign them up for a scavenger hunt, an art workshop or to get their face painted.

The festival’s location in Rock, Cornwall, provides a great base to get out and enjoy the region - visit the nearby harbour town of Padstow or cycle the famous Camel Trail.

Oh, and be sure to put Cornwall’s foodie reputation to the test as well. It’d be rude not to.

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