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How about a traditional ploughing match?

Do you fancy the chance to enjoy a rural day out in the glorious mid Devonshire countryside?! The Cheriton Fitzpaine 71st ploughing match and produce show is nearly upon us and here’s a reminder not to let the date pass.  View the ploughing

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Enjoy a Jurassic jaunt in Seaton!

Seaton Jurassic is a community-led centre that engages thousands of people with East Devon’s unique geological, coastal and marine heritage. Seaton has fabulous natural assets on its doorstep. In terms of the Jurassic Coast, Seaton is the gateway for the wilderness

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Why not visit one of the oldest working mills during your stay?

Coldharbour Mill is referenced in the Doomsday book and was originally a mill for corn or grist, set in 15 acres of land within the village of Uffculme, Devon.  The name “Coldharbour” is said to be derived from the Anglo Saxon

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Honiton Show – Thursday 4 August 2016 – Be there!

The show is held annually on the first Thursday in August and has grown to be one of the largest one day agricultural shows in the country.  The venue is in the heart of the East Devon Countryside on a

Posted in Calves, chickens, Cows, Lambs, Member Farms, motorsports, pets, Rams, Retail, Sheep, Shopping, Uncategorized, village show

Beautiful Bicton beckons!

Spanning nearly 300 years of horticultural history, these magnificent Grade 1 listed gardens are set in Devon’s picturesque Otter Valley, between the ancient city of Exeter and England’s Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. The superbly landscaped park combines 18th century

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Spotlight on Salcombe

Nestled in the South Hams district of Devon and a haven for ‘yachties’ and those who prefer to keep their deck shoes firmly on dry land, Salcombe is a popular resort town for all ages.  It delivers beautiful golden sandy

Posted in AONB, Beach, Ferry, Recipes, Retail, Sailing, Shopping, walks