Yes the South Devon Crab Festival is back, bigger and better than ever before! The festival started on Monday and runs all week until Sunday 5th August. Why not take part in this fantastic week of events dedicated to the celebration of South Devon Crab, one of the regions finest natural resources. Enjoy the delights of this wonderful seafood at one of the street parties throughout South Devon, learn about their habitats and the importance of sustainability in fishing for them or take part in one of our crabby trails around the region. You can discover crab in so many ways! There are a huge number of activities throughout the week across the South Hams but if you want to stay close to Coastal Retreats there are two great events you won't want to miss.
Thursday 2nd August
Monty Halls Talks Crab, The Royal Castle, Dartmouth. 6.00 – 7.30pm
TV Presenter and Explorer Monty Halls talks about the sustainability of Crab and the importance of it to our Community.
Sunday 5th August
Dartmouth Crab Street Party
Taking place alongside the River Dart, on the Quay in Dartmouth, this fantastic Crab Street Party also sees South Devon Crab on the menu, as well as music and entertainment for all. An excellent day out for the whole family. Tickets available to book online.
Coastal Retreats are stylish and family friendly self-catering holiday homes located in the popular area of the South Hams, Devon.