Dartmoor Cream Tea Challenge
Warm fresh scones, homemade jam and thick clotted cream; for anyone visiting Devon a cream tea should be an essential part of the trip! Devonshire food enjoys a great reputation and at the forefront is the Devonshire cream tea whose popularity continues to grow, expanding from its roots in Devon and Cornwall to upmarket hotels in London. In Devon we like to take our cream teas in the same way we always have, since their origin in Tavistock Abbey in the 11th century – with the jam on top! The perfect location to enjoy a cream tea is Devon’s spectacular Dartmoor. The charming ancient buildings, imposing granite tors, deep wooded valleys and rugged moorland provide a wonderful setting for a delicious treat.
For anyone wanting to take a taste of Devon home with them, Devon Heaven Hampers provide Devon food hampers by post, including cream tea hampers. Their website is also a hub of cream tea related articles, providing a list of ‘50 of the best cream teas in Devon’. As experts in the field, they have provided this Dartmoor cream tea challenge.
The route, which is mapped out as a Ten Tors style challenge, captures some of Dartmoor’s best tearooms and hotels serving Devon cream teas. Well done to anyone who can complete the route by sampling a Devon cream tea at every venue! Please let us know if you do! email@example.com