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Galmpton Boathouse

Moor up to history and river views in Galmpton! Situated along Devon’s idyllic River Dart at Galmpton, this newly renovated boathouse provides couples and groups of 4 with a unique waterside haven.     The charming boathouse has certainly played its … Continue reading


A Dartmoor Break?

Dartmoor has become synonymous with many things, much of which can be found on this site’s posts, such as Dartmoor ponies, the famous tors, the prison and the Hound of the Baskervilles! It is also famous for walking, hiking and … Continue reading


Laugh Your Socks Off Devon!

By Jove, the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Festival is returning to Exeter! Top-class comedians take to the floor for this city-wide festival, treating audiences to an array of stand-up, sketch comedy and open mic sessions. We all know that January … Continue reading


Saddle Up, Race On

Exeter Racecourse is about to lift its curtain on spring season at the races, so grab your hats and let’s go! A day at the races is perfectly suited to Devon; a land of wild horses, picnics, history and cream … Continue reading


Dartmoor Imaginings, Literary Devon

You might expect the best literary festivals to take place in the metropolitan hubs of London, Manchester and Edinburgh…and maybe historic Oxford at a push. In actual fact, Devon is home to a handful of vibrant literary festivals, as well … Continue reading


Devon Sets The Scene

You need only take a glace at Devon to realise that it’s a film director’s dream. Rolling hills, alluring forests, bleak moorland and glowing villages make for a beauteous rural setting which has attracted copious classic stories over the years… … Continue reading


Devonian Resolutions

It’s almost that time of year where we start telling ourselves we’ll eat healthily, go on at least one run next year and learn to love that person we just want to throttle. How about some resolutions that feel like … Continue reading


Frosty Rewrite: A Devon Carol

A Devon Christmas carol for you all…sing along to ‘Devon This Christmas’, a Westcountry twist on Frosty the Snowman! Even better…pick up some hot tips on what to do from your Devon holiday home this Christmas while you’re at it! … Continue reading

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Christmassy Cream Tea

How do you make a Christmassy cream tea? We thought you’d never ask! Here’s every component of a traditional cream tea, made festive with twists! Scones 75g chilled butter 350g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder 30g caster sugar 75g spiced … Continue reading


Wild Winter Camping

Dartmoor is a magical place to wild camp. Even more enchanting is wild winter camping, where you can become totally engrossed in the snowy wilderness and feel like a polar explorer in the heart of Devon. Wild winter camping requires … Continue reading