Yearly Archives: 2013

Christmas Fayres and celebrations

Instow Vintage Fair at Instow Parish Hall Sat 17th Nov and Sat 14th Dec Instow Vintage is now in its second year and continues to grow. This popular vintage fair draws stallholders and visitors from across the South West. It

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Wedding Fever is still in the air

I am absolutely delighted to tell you that Country Ways has been shortlisted in the 2014 Wedding Industry Awards and are now Regional Finalists in the Venue category! WOW!! We just can’t seem to wipe the enormous smiles off our

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Facebook…… here we come !

Our Devon Farms’ group in North Devon held their meeting at Lee Barton, home of Glenda Tucker and Lorraine Beel. Lively debate was followed by a delicious bring and share lunch. We all then adjourned to the garden to make

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Apple Pressing Time

Up and down the country it is the time of wonderful abundance of apples and, in a super growing year like this one, many of us farmers and gardeners alike have a great crop. Our orchard at Little Comfort Farm

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The Last Narrow-Gauge Railway Adventure

STEAM GALA        WOODY BAY STATION           September 28th& 29th Tel: 01598-763487 enquiries@lynton-rail.co.uk WWW.LYNTON-RAIL.CO.UK Come along this weekend to the Lynton and Barnstaple railway and enjoy the beautiful countryside from the window of a steam train! Featuring the Ffestiniog

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Summer rolls on and still plenty left to do !

Rosemoor gardens are looking fantastic at the moment with the Hot Garden looking stunning, attracting a huge amount on insect life such as bees, butterflies and dragon flies (including a rare Clouded Yellow) this will continue on well into September.

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Little Comfort Farm embraces the Food for Life Partnership

Little Comfort Farm has been basking in glorious sunshine recently and ringing with the sound of enthusiastic school children visiting the farm through the Food for Life Partnership Scheme. The Food for Life Partnership is a network of schools and

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‘The Devon Farms Competition held at The National Sheep Dog Trails Result’

The length of the ball of wool is 41m 30cms The closest guess to the correct length was 40m – Congratulations to the winner! Enjoy choosing one of Devon Farms accommodation providers www.devonfarms.co.uk when using your £100 voucher prize. Thank

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Wartime evecuee returns to Devon Farm

A wartime evacuee has returned to Lee Barton,High Bickington where he spent 12 months,70 years ago with the previous owners who have since all passed away.This time Mr.Chris Palmer bought back his family from London and Texas to relive his

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Holsworthy St Peter’s Fair

This week sees the traditional market town of Holsworthy celebrating St. Peter’s Fair. The bunting is unwrapped and the Rowland’s fair rolls into town. Wednesday is Market day and the stall holders were out in force. The livestock market was

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