Britons love their grub which is reflected in the growing array of festivals, shows and fairs dedicated to satisfying our appetites. Travelodge hotels are the perfect base for making these day events into nationwide short food-fan breaks.

BBC Good Food Show Summer

Kicking off the 2012 summer season is the highly acclaimed BBC Good Food Show. Hotels in Birmingham will place you in a convenient spot for attending this fare festival, which is returning to its NEC residence.

Between 13 and 17 June, celebrity chefs such as Greg Wallace, Rachel Allen and James Martin will cook for the masses, providing summer inspiration for all.

Choosing to book with one of the cheap hotel rooms available may mean you can splash out and enjoy a five night break.

Palace of Westminster and Big Ben in London ©

Taste of London

London is the place to be this summer, with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the 2012 Olympics causing a stir of excitement in the city.

Taste of London runs from 21 to 24 June, celebrating the very best of cuisines from around the world. Ticket holders will marvel at the Michelin starred inventiveness, shop for specialised ingredients and taste the creations of some of the most highly renowned chefs from across the globe.

Hotel rooms in London are bound to book up quick this summer; book early to avoid disappointment.

Dorset Seafood Festival

Visit Weymouth Harbour for a weekend of perfect fish dishes, sea-inspired family activities and celebrity appearances, on 7 and 8 July.

A stay in one of Dorset’s hotel rooms will ensure that you catch that highly anticipated glimpse of Mark Hix, of Oyster & Chop House, who is headlining the southern event.

Don’t let your fondness for food be overlooked. Search online for Travelodge hotel rooms and book yours early to have a tasteful break to remember.