South Devon Beach Guide

This ultimate guide to South Devon beaches gives you a snapshot of each unique beach. Clear, safe waters, sand beaches and shingle beaches, miles of stunning coastal walks, dramatic cliffs and beautiful backdrops. the beaches of South Devon really do have it all! Be inspired and go slightly off the beaten track or visit the Read More…

This story appeared on July 23, 2021


How to plan the perfect kids’ birthday party in 2021!

Two children with party hats and balloons

It’s the one day of the year that has to be perfect and memorable for your child – their birthday. A birthday party is a great way to celebrate. We have some tips and ideas to take the stress out of your birthday party planning. Whether you are hosting a few toddlers at home or looking Read More…

This story appeared on June 7, 2021


8 Reasons to Visit South Devon

Pigs with book

With foreign travel on hold, here are 8 great reasons to visit South Devon this summer. Whether it’s a family holiday, romantic break or simply a desire to escape after being locked down, South Devon has something for everyone. 1. Outstanding Natural Beauty and Dramatic Landscapes South Devon has an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Read More…

This story appeared on March 26, 2021


Pennywell’s 2020 Highlights

14 piglets to cuddle!

What a year it’s been! We have enjoyed seeing so many lovely visitors this year despite the challenges and unusual circumstances that 2020 has brought. So, here’s our review of the Pennywell year so far: January It was back to work straight after the Christmas break and there was plenty going on behind closed gates. Read More…

This story appeared on November 17, 2020 and is tagged as: | | | |


Planning a visit to Pennywell?

Family fun on the Farm

It’s fantastic to be open and to have been able to welcome visitors back to Pennywell once again. The whole team here had that ‘first day at school’ feeling when we opened the gates post lockdown but now we are used to new ways of working, we’re comfortable and enjoying sharing all the fun of Read More…

This story appeared on September 4, 2020

Top 5 ‘must-dos’ when you visit Pennywell this summer

A visit to any attraction is going to look slightly different wherever you choose this summer due to the COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing. You can still have an amazing time though and if you are planning a visit to Pennywell, among the hundreds of things to do, we have picked our top 5 must- Read More…

This story appeared on August 3, 2020


How to survive self isolation with the family

With more and more school closures and more families having to self-isolate, people are going to have to get used to amusing themselves. As you may not have a choice, why not turn this time into something positive where the whole family can come together and spend some quality time. We’ve come up with a Read More…

This story appeared on March 18, 2020

From Palace to Pennywell

Connery on duty

A magnificent 22 year old horse from the Household Cavalry has come from the palace to spend his well-earned retirement with the other equines at Pennywell Farm, near Buckfastleigh. During his working life he had the official number 007, hence the name Connery. Connery was brought to England from Ireland at around 18 months old Read More…

This story appeared on February 4, 2020