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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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Discover the ghoulish tales surrounding some romantic ruins……

Tucked away in a deep wooded valley near Totnes, Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin with a colourful history of intrigue. Within the 15th-century defences of the Pomeroy family castle, looms the dramatic ruined shell of its successor,

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Shop local this Christmas…………

South Devon knows how to kick off Christmas!  Both Dartmouth and Kingsbridge have wonderful Christmas fairs.  Dartmouth opened the festive season with a unique Candlelit evening, lantern parade and Christmas market.  ‘Kingsbridge Celebrates Christmas’ was the first weekend in December

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Year round interest at Hawley Farm…..

A warm welcome awaits guests to Hawley Farm for a holiday with year round interest.  Whether you want to see lambs in spring, shearing in the summer or the dairy herd all year round, you won’t be disappointed. We have

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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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