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Try the Tarka Trail!

The Tarka Trail is a series of footpaths and cycle-paths around North Devon that follow the route taken by the fictional character of Tarka the otter, in the book of that name written by Henry Williamson in 1927.  It covers

Posted in Beach, Member Farms, Pubs, walks, Wildlife

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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It’s a dog’s life and it’s a good one!

The life of a farm dog is, generally speaking, a very happy one, especially in Devon where the fantastic variety of countryside provides a wonderful environment for dogs to explore. Our dogs are no exception. They know every inch of

Posted in Farm Dogs, Lambs, Member Farms, Sheep, walks

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

Spotlight on: Lynton and Lynmouth

Two villages on the North Devon coast, one above the other, Lynton and Lynmouth were known by the Victorians as Little Switzerland. Lynton is an attractive village with a museum and good range of restaurants, cafes, tea shops and ‘art/craft’

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