South Devon Camra SUNSHINE Beer & Cider Festival

After a successful Festival at the end of July 2018 we are planning another one next year. Proposed dates are 26th , 27th and 28th July 2019.

Further details will be posted here as they become available.

A note from the committe chairman

‘Thank you to everyone who supported South Devon CAMRA Sunshine Beer & Cider Festival this year.It was great to meet so many friends old and new at such a successful event.

To help us with future festivals please drop us an email letting us know:

Do you think you will attend next year if held on the same weekend?

If not please give reasons why relevant to the Festival itself?

Would you recommend and/or bring a friend with you?

If you are interested in joining our festival committee please contact Dave on 07772 568 280 or e-mail ku.oc.oohay@kusrelkcub We are particularly looking for someone with marketing experience.’

How to get there


Take a bus to the Pottery Road bus stop. Newton Abbot Rugby Club (Rackerhayes), Newton Rd, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot TQ12 3AD, is found through Rydon Industrial Estate, behind the Fairway Furniture store. The turning into Rydon Industrial Estate is directly opposite Matalan. If you are coming from the town centre get off the bus at the stop just past Tesco's main entrance and continue walking in the same direction to reach the turning by Fairway.

The following buses take you there;

2 - Exeter City Centre - Exminster - Dawlish - Teignmouth - Newton Abbot (Stagecoach South West)

179 - Newton Abbot - Moorland Reach - Newton Abbot (Country Bus)

182 - Newton Abbot - Kingsteignton - Chudleigh (Country Bus)

184 - Newton Abbot-Teignmouth (Dartline Coaches)

X64 - Exeter - Newton Abbot - Totnes (Stagecoach South West)


There will be a free shuttlebus operating between Newton Abbot Railway Station and the beer festival.

Pick up and drop-off will be outside The Railway Brew House adjacent to the station.


There will be ample car parking spaces available.


There will be camping facilities on offer for the duration of the festival. This will be run by the Rugby Club at a cost of £10 per pitch per night.

There is a Premier Inn just across the road from the festival site.

The boring bits

Please note entrance is payable by cash only.

There will a Challenge 25 policy so please bring along your ID.

CAMRA members must show their CAMRA membership card to get their discount. NUS and NURFC members ditto.

Please do not bring alcohol into the festival.

Dogs Sorry, no dogs allowed.