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Tavistock Goose Fair – Wednesday 9th October

Adult £50.00/Senior £48.00/Child £39.00 – We will pick you up from your chosen pick up points in the morning between 08:00 -08:30 and make our way to Tavistock for 10:30/11:00 with a comfort stop at a services on route. Officially Europe’s biggest traveling fair, the Goose Fair is a year event that both residents and tourists flock to every single year, Leaving Tavistock 16:00hrs. Entry to Goose Fair is free and all rides are priced individually, however they generally fit between these ranges: Children’s rides: £2.50 to £3.50. Adults rides: £3.50 to £7.00. (If the weather takes a turn we have an alternative option of driving to Plymouth for the indoor shopping entre).

Pick ups are: 32 Buckland Rd, Yeovil Bus Station, Beechwood Care Home on West Coker Road, Glenthorne Avenue Morrisons, The Arrow Forum Bus Stop, Sherborne Greenhill Bus Stop & Platinum Skies, Martock Pinnacle, Somerton The Square, Ilchester The Square & Wincanton Memorial Car Park.

The annual Goose Fair in Tavistock dates back to the early 12th Century, when a Michaelmas Fair held every September 29th provided the opportunity for business and animal trading, and was a social event for wives and daughters. Most historians agree the fair probably started just after 1284 when the Charter of King Edward I referred to city fairs in Nottingham. The name probably came from the hundreds of geese which were driven from Lincolnshire to be sold in Nottingham. A fat roast goose was a traditional Michaelmas treat.

To make a day trip enquiry:

32 Buckland Road
BA21 5HA

Call today: 01935 428401