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Fursdon Orchards’ Apple Juice

At Fursdon, there are some very old orchards which are tucked away on the estate and not seen much by visitors, but the apples that come from them are accessible to all in the form of Fursdon apple juice.  Come

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Our equine family have just enjoyed their annual winter break!

Our  horses and ponies have just had their annual 4 week break after another busy year.  As well as our holiday cottages, we have a superb family of reliable mounts to suit all sizes and abilities of rider.  Our riding

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Pancake Day at Beeson Farm

  Pancake Day is a firm favourite with our family – especially the dog, who waits expectantly for any failed flips and pancakes falling from the heavens! Although we love a good, fluffy, American-style pancake for breakfast, we think for

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Plenty of half term options nearby to Orchard Meadow…

If you’re wondering what to do over half term, with so much in close proximity in East Devon, we can always point you in the right direction. Local activities include: Pecorama – set on the hillside above the picturesque village

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Half Term options in South Devon…

There is plenty of fun to be found to suit all ages and budgets this Half Term in South Devon. Here is our pick of whats on locally: Woodlands Family Theme Park, near Dartmouth (approximately 20 minutes from Beeson Farm). During half

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Spotlight on Mothecombe Beach…

Mothecombe Beach lies at the mouth of the River Erme. The beach is part of the privately owned Flete Estate and is only open to the public on Wednesdays and weekends. With its soft golden sand, a little stream, rock

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Quench your thirst in Devon!

South Devon has some hidden gems of breweries, distilleries and vineyards.  Whether you want to take a tour or just sample what’s on offer you can make some great holiday memories whilst quenching your thirst. Salcombe Gin Salcombe is South

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“Wake up to Spring 2018” at The Garden House

The Garden House at Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton. PL20 7LQ will be open every weekend in February to enjoy the wonderful snowdrop collection, and the Tea Room will be serving a winter warmer menu. The Garden House is the elegant former

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Christmas traditions cause a near miss at Harton Farm!

Christmas Days for farming families are full of traditions and are normally spent on the farm – animals still need to be fed and watered, even on Christmas day.  Here at Harton one of our favourite treats is roasting home

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Spotlight on Lydford………

Hidden away on the edge of Dartmoor you’ll find the picturesque village of Lydford. The charming village inn is a great place from which to start your tour of the village, situated, as it is, by one of the two

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