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Stranraer
10th - 12th September 2021


The Fourth

Stranraer Oyster Festival

10th – 12th September 2021

 

 

 

 

To celebrate the annual harvesting of Loch Ryan`s unique Scottish Native Oysters, Stranraer Oyster Festival takes place in September.

They’re sought after by chefs around the world but until fairly recently Scotland’s only wild, native oyster fishery, hidden beneath the crystal clear waters of Loch Ryan, was a well-kept seafood secret.

Stranraer Oyster Festival has shone a spotlight on this delicious seafood delicacy, making Scottish native oysters accessible and easy to try and enjoy during this three-day foodie celebration.

 

The Festival marks the start of the native oyster season, which opens on 1st September

Not too many people know that Loch Ryan is host to one of the largest oyster beds in Scotland. The beds contain  an estimated 1 million oysters and dates back to 1701 when a Royal Charter was granted. The Loch Ryan Oyster Bed is the only one in Scotland to be self-sufficient and harvesting is carefully managed to provide potential for further growth in oyster numbers.

The Oyster Festival is spread over three days and details of the full and varied programme can be found on their website.

http://www.stranraeroysterfestival.com/

https://www.facebook.com/stranraeroysterfestival/

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Check out full details, timing etc on the Festival`s Website

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