Brixham Fish Market Tours

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Brixham Fish Market, The Quay, Brixham, TQ5 8AW

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Brixham Fish Market Tours

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Brixham Fish Market lands the biggest catch by value in England, with a regular turnover of more than £25 million a year. Over 40 species of fish and shellfish are regularly landed, one of the most diverse catches around the coast of the UK. Perfect marine conditions provide some of the best quality seafood in the world.

Buyers include local fishmongers and restaurants, alongside national and international companies who supply top restaurants and supermarkets. Approximately half of the seafood sold at the auction is exported worldwide.

You can take a look behind the scenes during a guided tour of the market. Now in their 11th year, tours continue to be very popular. You'll need to be up early to catch one as tours start when the auction opens at 6am. In 2019 the traditional 'shout' auction was upgraded to a brand new online clock auction, the first in the world, which continues to keep Brixham at the forefront of the international fishing industry.

Your tour will be guided by members of the fish market team, who have a wide range of experience in catching and selling seafood. Get a better understanding of the hard life of a fishermen from people who have spent years at sea, and find out about the trawlers moored alongside the quay.

After your tour visit Rockfish (in the same building) for a fantastic breakfast of freshly caught fish, before heading home at about 8:30am for the rest of your day!

These tours sell out, so book early to avoid disappointment by e-mailing bfmt2014@gmail.com

As this is a working market we are unfortunately unable to accommodate wheelchairs or children under the age of 14yrs.

Price: £20, which include breakfast and a donation to the Fishermen's Mission.

Dates for 2020

April 15th (Easter Week)

May 6th & 27th (both Bank Holiday weeks)

June 10th & 24th

July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th

August 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th (Bank Holiday week)

September 2nd, 16th, 29th* & 30th*

October 6th*,7th*, 14th & 28th

* these dates are during England's Seafood FEAST

 

Depending on demand, more tours could be arranged.

Opening Times

Brixham Fish Market Tour (15 Apr 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (6 May 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (27 May 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (10 June 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (24 June 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (1 July 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (8 July 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (15 July 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (22 July 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (29 July 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (5 Aug 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (12 Aug 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (19 Aug 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (26 Aug 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (2 Sept 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (16 Sept 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (29 Sept 2020 - 30 Sept 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (6 Oct 2020 - 7 Oct 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (14 Oct 2020)
Brixham Fish Market Tour (28 Oct 2020)

* Tours usually start at 6.00am (time to be confirmed upon booking).

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