This week on one of our rare sunny days we decided to set off from central Devon for a day trip into Dartmouth using the Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton.
Travelling by car from Crediton in Devon it took us roughly an hour and twenty minutes through central Exeter to Paignton where we parked in the Read More
After a record breaking week of magnificent weather in the UK, the decision to holiday at home this year has become even more enticing for many. Exmoor is one of Devon’s most beautiful areas with over 680 miles of footpaths, bridleways, moorland and forest, a place to unwind from the frenzy of everyday routines and Read More
Visit the War Horse Loctions on Dartmoor
Since the release in January 2012 of the epic film War Horse, interest in the locations where some of the magnificent scenes where shot, specifically Dartmoor in Devon has been overwhelming.
Steven Spielberg spent several weeks on Dartmoor while making the film last year and was full of praise for the Read More
Dartmouth Food Festival
The Dartmouth Food Festival, held across half term 21st – 23rd October is a great way to introduce your family to some of the best food Devon has to offer. Now in its 9th year the festival has grown from a handful of stalls to a major food festival or as The Daily Read More
In line with that every man and his dog seems to be using social media on a daily basis to tell the world where they are, what they are doing, who they’re with, find special offers and entering competitions; Devonshire Cottage Holidays have decided to throw ourselves into it head long.
We’ve been using Facebook for Read More
Every year I am compelled to make a pilgrimage to Dartmouth and for a very good reason. The Dartmouth Regatta. As a child I used to visit every year with my family to enjoy the sights and sounds of Dartmouth during the Regatta week. As I have gotten older I started visiting with friends. It Read More
Here’s a quick list of events that are happening in the Clovelly area from May till August.
Event: Clovelly Celebration of Local Ales and Cider
Date: Saturday 28 May – Monday 30 May
Location: Red Lion and Read More
BBC Antiques Road Show Visits Hartland Abbey
Thursday 7th July 2011, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
One of the highlights of the summer at the Hartland Abbey will be the arrival of BBC’s Antiques Roadshow on Thursday 7th July.
The house itself will be closed to visitors on that day for use on the show. However the gardens Read More
When booking a holiday there are so many things to consider. “Where would I like to go”, “when would I like to go”, “can I get the time off of work” and the all important, “What’s my budget” .
The thing that gets overlooked nine times out of ten is if you’re booking a holiday through Read More
The annual Devon County Show is nearly upon us (May 19th – 21st 2011) and it only seems like yesterday that we were wondering around Westpoint looking at the best of Devonshire produce.
The Devon County Show is the largest (and best) event in Devon’s calendar and is definitely a splendid spot to unwind and sample Read More