18 December

Discovery’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Discovery’s Twelve Days of Christmas

For all our loyal customers, here is a little Christmas gift from us to you. Our advent calendar, in the form of our ‘Discovery Twelve Days of Christmas’…. On the first day of Christmas My true love sent to me A cottage by Kent’s sea! Have a look at the beautiful Free Diver Cottage in ...

8 November

3 Delicious Dartmoor Recipes!

3 Delicious Dartmoor Recipes!

Three warming Dartmoor recipes to get you through this cold November afternoon… Even better, use them as inspiration to plan your weekend away in one of our Dartmoor holiday homes and have them cooked for you! After a day exploring ancient tors, galloping by gushing rivers and listening to myths and legends, there is nothing better ...

6 November

3 Blazing Bonfire Night Recipes

3 Blazing Bonfire Night Recipes

It was BONFIRE NIGHT yesterday, meaning that the upcoming weeks will be bursting with fireworks and sparklers. We don’t know about you, but we don’t think that there is anything much better than huddling around a bonfire wrapped up in scarves, gloves and woolly hats, and munching on some tasty treats while you watch the ...

19 September

6 Ways to Keep Life FUN

6 Ways to Keep Life FUN

Surprise and spontaneity often provide the best things in life, from an unplanned trip to finding a new quirk in your age-old best friend. Here are some ways to keep life fun, interesting and full of those little perks 1) Be Modest Being the one to surprise people is exciting. It’s so much better to ...

25 July

Where the wild ones go! (wild swimming in Devon)

Where the wild ones go! (wild swimming in Devon)

Bathed in the radiant magic of morning sun or in the heavy humid haze of a summer’s afternoon, nothing quite beats a serene swim to refresh and revive the senses. With this timeless desire still set within us, why settle for a dip in stark chlorine when you can plunge into the fresh watery depths ...

27 May

It's all in the presentation!

We are always looking for new and creative ways to show our owners holiday properties.  Each property has its own individual aspects, so combining these with good photography and matching it to a visitors expectations and needs in an attractive and colourful way, without distractions ~ makes sense. Below is an example of one of ...

25 May

May Bank Holiday Events – Torbay

SUNDAY POWERBOAT RACING (May 26th) Bank Holiday Events in Torbay from Friday 24th – Tuesday 28th May 2013. Please come and join in all the events and tweet your experiences to  #torquay. If you take any great photos, then contact us and we will publish them across our local websites. Please use the contact page before ...

23 March

‘’Oh we do like to be beside the seaside…’’

‘’Oh we do like to be beside the seaside’’ ~ So you’ve heard about Torquay, but what about Teignmouth? With its prudently-kept pedigree from being the second oldest seaside resort in Devon after Exmouth, Teignmouth is the quietly confident older sister of Torquay; offering a timeless and untarnished quality few seafarers and daydreamers would deny.  Teignmouth ...

1 February

Are you barking up the wrong tree with your holiday rental?

They say home is where the heart is, and, when looking to attract eager guests to your holiday home you should always place yourselves in their shoes and ask the simple question, ‘’Why would I choose self-catering over a hotel?‘’ For the vast majority in the self-catering community the answer is simple; to enjoy a ...

5 December

Merry Christmas from Discovery Holiday Homes

Christmas is a time that conjures up all sorts images and is a time of festivities, with much of this based on personal reflections and experiences.  Christmas therefore means many things to many people, but we do like the ethos of “Peace and Goodwill to all Men” and we hope that all your wishes for ...