21 January

Why you should Visit Torbay this Valentine’s

Why you should Visit Torbay this Valentine’s

You’ve nearly made it through the darkest, dankest, bleakest month on the calendar and with any luck, so has your other half, so why not reward yourselves with a romantic Valentine’s trip for two? There’s no better place than Torbay on Devon’s south coast, where a spectacular coastline and the charming coastal resort towns of Brixham, Torquay and Paignton offer ...

5 September

2014 Cowes to Torbay Powerboat Results.

2014 Cowes to Torbay Powerboat Results.

A yearly event that sees these powerboats racing along the Devon Coastline from Cowes to Torbay and back. Watched by thousands of people along the coast, it is a yearly event that is very popular. The results of each category can be seen below: Cowes Provisional Results Heat 1 Cowes Provisional Results Heat 2 Cowes ...

9 August

Food Fight: Who’s got the Best Local Grub?

Food Fight: Who’s got the Best Local Grub?

After Richard’s fantastic blog on beers, ciders and wines, I knew that the next thing to follow had to be a blog on some fantastic local foods to accompany some of his spectacular choices. There’s loads of great food out there in the world to try, and let’s face it: we’ve all got our favourite ...

26 July

Beer, Cider & Wine: A refreshers guide!

Beer, Cider & Wine: A refreshers guide!

This summer in Devon is blistering and  begs continual refreshment! We occasionally pop out of the office and enjoy the local fare! Here are some of our favourite drinks this week! Mr Moretti at Ansteys cove! He’s over from Italy! On the Rocks, Torquay sea front! Don’t mention the Rugby!

2 July

Lost Gardens of Heligan as a Daytrip from Devon

Lost Gardens of Heligan as a Daytrip from Devon

Beautiful Devon is full of nature, countryside and gardens to explore, but if you fancy a daytrip out of the county and deep into the heart of the Cornwall, then why not visit the fantastic Lost Gardens of Heligan, situated in Pentewan. Easily reachable from the heart of Devon by an approximate 75 minute car ...

29 June

Gorgeous Galmpton

Gorgeous Galmpton

Nestled along the River Dart between the two coastal towns of Paignton (2.8 miles) and Brixham (3.1 miles), the quaint and historical village of Galmpton offers an enviable spot for soaking up the year-round delights of Torbay and Devon. The picturesque setting of Galmpton has beguiled and inspired many throughout the ages, from the future King Edward ...

13 May

17 Ways To Spend The Perfect Weekend In The English Riviera

17 Ways To Spend The Perfect Weekend In The English Riviera

Let’s go to the English Riviera 1. If you arriving at Torquay train station saunter along Torquay seafront Be sure not to spend too long in Torquay’s train station! Head straight to the seafront and follow it around! 2. Make your way to Abbey Park and stop for snacks at One World Cafe Adjacent to ...

24 January

Exeter Gets Animated This February Half Term!

Exeter Gets Animated This February Half Term!

Animated Exeter, the leading animation festival in the South West, is back in town this February half term for its 15th year! A plethora of workshops, exhibitions, screenings and talks will run wild in Exeter next month, keeping everyone on their toes with top quality national and international animations. The key aim of Animated Exeter ...

13 January

10 Historical Places You’ve Got To See

10 Historical Places You’ve Got To See

Narrowing this down to ten is a bit of an impossible task, but there are certain historical places in the world which cast spells. If you tick these off your list, you will have seen some of the world’s most ancient magic, original thinking and pivotal landscapes. Get searching for your Discovery holiday homes nearby! ...

23 December

11 Christmas Traditions From Around The World

11 Christmas Traditions From Around The World

We all know what we’ll be doing this Christmas time…but what about quirky little festivities from other cultures? Australians get festive by the barbecue whilst we curl up by a roaring fire and Germany revels in the celebrations of Christmas Eve whilst we save the crackers for the big day itself. Here’s a little insight ...