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Feast of Lammas or Lugnasadh

1st August

Pronounced Lu-na-saa, Lughnasadh was one of the four main festivals of the medieval Irish calendar:Samhain, Imbolc and Beltane.

Feast of Lammas or Lugnasadh

In the traditional year, August is the time of celebrating Lammas, also known as Lughnasadh. In Celtic times, Lammas signified the celebration of the grain harvest and was a time for tribal gathering, feasting and giving thanks to the land for the early harvest.

Lugh is the Corn King or Sun King who dies with the waning year and symbolizes our journey towards the darker months.

Event type: Festivals

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Location

Venue: Throughout Devon

Nearest town: Chagford, Devon, UK

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Cottages

Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Crediton, Dartmoor, Bovey Tracey and Princetown.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:

arrowCrediton

arrowBovey Tracey

arrowTavistock

arrowSouth Molton

Hotels

Hotels

Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:

	arrowOkehampton

	arrowChagford

	arrowCrediton

	arrowPrincetown

Caravans

Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Moretonhampstead, Winkleigh, Highampton and Dartmoor.

Nearby Attractions

Attractions

There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Chagford

	arrowStone Lane Gardens

Drewsteignton

	arrowCastle Drogo and Gardens

Moretonhampstead

	arrowMiniature Pony Centre

Bovey Tracey

	arrowBecky Falls

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