5 October

Halloween Thrills: South East England

Halloween Thrills: South East England

Halloween Thrills: South East England Halloween is on the horizon, which means all around South East England, spook lovers are preparing for a scare! Of course, this haunted holiday also coincides with half-term, so – depending on the age of your children – you may want to keep the Halloween activities friendly and fun rather ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

17 July

GUEST’S GUIDE TO BOOKING A RENTAL!

GUEST’S GUIDE TO BOOKING A RENTAL!

With the large number of companies, owners and agents now marketing holiday homes and with so many properties to choose from, where do you start? Add in the opportunity to “Book Now” on so  many sites, it is no wonder many guests get nervous about who they are dealing with! We have created a short ...

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 ...

23 April

Top 6 Cultural Things to See in Dartmoor

Top 6 Cultural Things to See in Dartmoor

With a diverse and rich cultural heritage, Dartmoor has a wealth of things to see, from prehistoric tombs, medieval buildings and settlements over four thousand years old, to 23 conservation areas and 1,208 scheduled monuments. It has customs and traditions which remain present to this day, including the famous Widecombe Fair. Together, this contributes to ...