Yearly Archives: 2017

Combine some marine monsters with a little bit of Christmas magic!

If you‘ve been inspired by the amazing footage of weird and wonderful sea creatures on the BBC’s Blue Planet II, why not combine it with a bit of Christmas magic and visit the Plymouth Marine Aquarium? For one night a

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Cows on a pub crawl?!

        “I’m off for a pint in the beer garden… who’s coming?!” Autumn has arrived at Bampfield, so the young cows enjoyed a nice walk back through the village to go to their winter accommodation where they

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Lots of reasons why farm holidays are the best!

Devon Farms recently ran a competition to find out what made holidaying on a farm so special for so many people. We had a truly wonderful response and it was really hard to choose a winner. Some of the comments

Posted in Calves, chickens, Cows, Lambs, Member Farms, Sheep, walks

Christmas gift ideas and spring lambs……

The rams have now joined the ewes so, with a gestation period of 21 weeks, we should have the first lambs around the 25th March and be lambing during the 2018 Easter holidays.  Get booking if you want to see

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Reach for the skies on a trip to the Milky Way!

If you need to entertain the children and you’re based in North Devon why not try the Milky Way adventure park? It’s an award-winning, fun filled day out for all the family.  You can ride the cosmic typhoon rollercoasters, have

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A few clues for entrants to our competition!

Here are a few things you can do during your stay at Huxtable Farm……………..Feed the hens and collect their eggs, identify bats at dusk, enjoy the beautiful colours of the leaves in the woodland whilst taking a bracing walk around

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‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…………..

  With the apple trees bowed under the weight of all the fruit at the moment, you may wonder what to do with them all.  After all, there’s only so many pies and crumbles you can eat.  Well the picturesque

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Get pressing those apples!

The annual Cider and Apple Festival at Killerton House is fast approaching! Guests at Hele Payne Farm particularly enjoy collecting the apples on the farm and taking them to be pressed. They can then bring the resulting apple juice home

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How about a bird of prey experience?

Yarak is the most unique falconry centre for birds of prey in the Southwest and is set in the heart of the countryside in a beautiful tranquil setting near Cullompton.  Yarak birds of prey offers hands on falconry experience days for

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Farm shop – keeping it local…….

They say we are a nation of shopkeepers and here at Lower Campscott we certainly enjoy keeping the farm shop well stocked with all sorts of essential groceries, as well as our succulent meat and some delicious treats as well. 

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