ALI RAY takes a look at a handful of popular Sportive events that combine local food and drink with a spot of exercise either on foot or by bike
From the tranquility of lakes to the relaxing sounds of a running river, a waterside setting for a pub or a cafe makes the experience all the more special. Ali Ray picks her favourites...
Cooking your own meals when camping make a huge difference to your holiday budget. ALI RAY share her top tips for creating frugal but fabulous feasts at your pitch
Recipes to whet your appetite for local food, created with good wholesome ingredients and a little imagination. Enjoy!
The humble pork chop can be up-graded in a matter of minutes with this simple one-pan recipe.
A delicious, one-pot dish that's easy to make and won't break the bank
Half-sandwich, half pie, this picnic loaf crams the best of the local farm shop into one easy-to-carry meal that can be enjoyed at a beauty-spot stop-off on yourcycle.
A range of some of the great food and drink events throughout the country.
22 - 25 May 2015 (annual)
27 - 28 Jun 2015 (annual)
12 Jul 2015 (annual)
Wherever your camping takes you in the UK, you can be sure you'll be perfectly pitched for sampling our country's plentiful supply of tenderly grown local produce. Here we'll share with you some of our delightful finds, from farm shops and farmers' markets to independent stores and eateries all just a stone's throw from your campsite.
All the information and inspiration you need to seek out the very best locally-produced food this country has to offer.
Want to know where to camp, what to cook and how to cook it? Pitch up, Eat Local is the perfect foodie companion for lovers of the great outdoors. By Ali Ray.
Our regular Eat local columnist Ali Ray regularly travels the country in search of the best local produce and producers in her trusty campervan Custard.
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