29 November

Celebration Time!

Celebration Time!

The baby boomers are coming! With the baby boomers now hitting their 60′s and the increased levels of travel and opportunity to travel, we are seeing the rise of family celebrations. People are living longer, some have enjoyed exellent investments and families can stretch across the globe. Bubbly for all What evidence is there for ...

16 November

On the Literary Trail in Devon

On the Literary Trail in Devon

Devon has quite the literary heritage. Wordsmiths extraordinaire, such as Dame Agatha Christie, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry Williamson, Ted Hughes and Rudyard Kipling, all have connections to this scenic corner of the country. Some were born here, others came here of their own accord. All found that Devon’s remarkable landscapes – whether the atmospheric ...

9 September

Where to Get Your Adrenaline Fix in Devon

Where to Get Your Adrenaline Fix in Devon

Some holiday-goers are happy to lie comatose on a beach for days on end, but for adrenaline junkies, sitting still can feel like something to be endured rather than enjoyed. Luckily, Devon offers much more than rest and relaxation with hills, cliffs, lakes, rivers and not one, but two coastlines providing the chance for rip-roaring ...

8 August

Where to go Walking in Devon

Where to go Walking in Devon

Between the office, public transport, cars and the couch, us modern-day humans end up spending a fair proportion of our life cooped up indoors. Pity that, because nothing boosts the spirits like fresh air and nature, both of which Devon has in spades. Not only is the county home to two National Parks (Exmoor and ...

7 July

Devon’s Best Beaches

Devon’s Best Beaches

It’s no secret that Devon is home to some seriously beautiful beaches, but what’s heaven for one holidaymaker can be hell for another. While some people yearn for a hidden stretch to doze on, others pine after exhilarating waves. Some love the feeling of sand beneath their toes, others prefer sand-free shingle. Some want an ...

25 June

Baskets at the Ready: Devon’s Top Picnic Spots

Baskets at the Ready: Devon’s Top Picnic Spots

In life, there are what we call ‘simple pleasures’ – things that cost next to nothing, but whose satisfying effects can turn an average day into a great one. Like the feeling of being warm and cosy inside as the rain patters on the roof or the smell of freshly laundered sheets, for example. But ...

21 May

Summer Fun: Festival Season in Devon

Summer Fun: Festival Season in Devon

Summer is festival season. In Devon, those precious warm months are packed with celebrations and fun. In fact, there’s rarely a weekend when something isn’t happening. There is food to be eaten, beers to be drunk and live music to be listened to, as well as sports, literary and maritime events to attend. Whatever your ...

17 April

Come Rain or Shine

Come Rain or Shine

The days are getting longer. The sun is occasionally gracing us with its lovely presence. Summer is almost tangible. Yet we must concede that – even in England’s sunny south – the weather at this time of the year can be changeable. To help you prepare for any eventuality during your holiday home stay in ...

24 March

10 Exciting Events in Devon This Easter

10 Exciting Events in Devon This Easter

The first big holiday of the year is just around the corner and it’s shaping up to be a good one. From Friday April 3 until Monday April 6, Devon will be awash with Easter revellers throwing dietary caution to the wind and consuming chocolate with abandon, as well as bunnies, chicks, lambs and eager ...

24 March

On the Brewery Trail in Devon and Cornwall

Britain’s love affair with beer goes back centuries. Like every long-term relationship, it has had its ups and downs, but right now things are going well and there has never been a better time to find a quality British beer. Even Devon and Cornwall, the traditional heartlands of cider production, are experiencing a brewery boom ...