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‘One of the best festivals on the planet!’ Mike Harding – starts tomorrow!!

29 July – 5 August 2016 Sidmouth FolkWeek is a unique week-long celebration of music, dance and song which takes place in the charming East Devon regency coastal resort.  It’s an absolute must in every festival goer’s annual diary.  There has been

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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

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Crediton Flower Festival – make sure you’re booked in!

Saturday 4th – Thursday 9th June 2016 The theme of the annual flower festival at Crediton Parish Church is ‘Outside the Box’. Enjoy eye-catching floral arrangements in and around boxes of all kinds – from romantic, poignant, witty to quirky. A

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So much choice to keep the children entertained at Crealy!

Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park is an award winning family attraction located just minutes from junction 30 of the M5 near Exeter. The Park has over 60 rides and attractions set in over 100 acres of glorious Devon countryside and

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Why not visit the House of Marbles and Teign Valley Glass?

House of Marbles are makers and purveyors of a world famous range of glass marbles, board games, classic toys, puzzles, pastimes & decorative accessories for the home and garden.  Based on an historic site of pottery making, it is a

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Getting to grips with the new online booking system…..

Devon Farms members are trying to get to grips with their new online booking calendars. While it gives us all more flexibility and will – once we are used to it – help to accommodate more variety in our bookings,

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Farm Dog Stories – Bones…

Possession, they say, is nine tenths of the law, and that is certainly true for a dog and its bone. Our young Clumber spaniel, Holly, found a really delicious bone in one of our fields. It was long and straight,

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Farm Dog Stories…

Bruce, our sheepdog, really earned his keep today! I was checking the fields where the lambs are currently grazing, Higher and Lower Cleave, and the whole flock seemed to be happily munching away in the lower field. However, since lambs

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Clumber Stories…

We had a great reaction to our last blog post about our beautiful dogs and so we thought we would share one of our most recent anecdotes with you here… My plan of lifting our main crop spuds in September

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The World of Farm Dogs

Welcome to the world of farm dogs, or at least that of five dogs that live on a small farm in deepest rural Devon. We have two Springer spaniels, two Clumber spaniels and a sheepdog called Bruce. The spaniels go

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