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BrixFest 2012: The Brixham Heritage Festival in Devon

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Visit to Brixham & experience the annual Brixham Heritage Festival (or BrixFest as its known as in 2012), taking place from June 2nd – 4th, a unique 3 day rural festival

Brixham, Devon, (PRUnderground) May 11th, 2012

The beautiful stretch of coastline known as the English Riviera is a popular holiday resort area for many people choosing a holiday or one of the many Devon short breaks currently on offer. The English Riviera comprises of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, the towns which are sure to offer something a little different on your Devon break.

If you are planning on visiting this picturesque area during the end of May or in early June, why not pay a visit to Brixham and experience the annual Brixham Heritage Festival (or BrixFest as it’s known as in 2012). Taking place from June 2nd – 4th, it’s is a unique 3 day rural festival in its 21st year and offers a plethora of events, attractions and entertainment during this period.

Just some of the festival events featured include a carnival parade, dance displays, crabbing competitions, a ghost walk, street theatre, Punch and Judy puppets, magic shows, Clog and Morris dancing and a classical vehicle rally, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy. There will also be a series of live music events as well as fireworks displays to open and close the event.

A big feature and one of the main highlights of the maritime themed festival is the opportunity to see the lovely historical sailing ships of the “Brixham’s Heritage Fleet” from around the area. The Heritage Fleet are beautifully and well preserved old authentic sailing fishing trawlers, which will be competing against one another the racing events across the bay to Torquay.

If you would like to experience many of these unique events happening during BrixFest 2012 or you would like more information & details call: 07739643403 or their website at

Make sure you book your accommodation with the Brixham Holiday Park for your Devon holidays during this fantastic event, ensuring your well placed to enjoy all the festivities during this great celebration.

About Brixham Holiday Park

Brixham Holiday Park is a friendly, comfortable, family run Holiday Park situated in the beautiful and picturesque seaside town of Brixham in Devon. The Brixham Holiday Park is situated on the edge of the town and is conveniently positioned just 150 yards from the local beach, making it ideal for families.

The historical seaside town of Brixham sits on the idyllic English Riviera with breathtaking views of the South Devon coastline. Brixham Holiday Park offers you all you could want from a self catering holiday park in Devon; the town is well placed to enjoy all the local sights and attractions in the area.

While you stay at our Devon holiday park, why not laze by the superb indoor swimming pool with its spectacular views over Torbay or relax under the palm trees whilst you read a good book, or enjoy a drink and a meal at the club.

Choose from one of our South Devon breaks or one of our seasonal offers and enjoy the comfort of the Brixham Holiday Park accommodation, while you explore the numerous attractions around the Torbay area and the wonderful South Devon countryside.

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