10 Reasons to Discover England

London Taxi

If you like the idea a short break, a weekend away or just making the most of your own surroundings, England has it all. Steeped in history, surrounded by stunning coastline and with achingly beautiful countryside, England is hard to beat. Time to get out and about,  broaden your English horizons and see what’s out there. Read More…

This story appeared on April 9, 2019

Beat the Winter Blues in South Devon

Waiting for Spring

We are blessed to live in a beautiful area with amazing scenery and a climate that is generally kinder than the rest of the UK. However, we do still have to live through winter and even in Devon, the post-Christmas blues, short dark days and icy temperatures can leave even the most positive person feeling Read More…

This story appeared on February 4, 2019 and is tagged as: | |

12 Months at Pennywell – The Best Bits!

Pennywell team picture

The year has certainly flown by and at Pennywell Farm there is never a dull moment!  We thought we’d have a look at some of the highlights from the last 12 months. January Plenty of action on the farm during the closed season though with the stock and maintenance team at full stretch!  We still Read More…

This story appeared on December 7, 2018


5 things to do before they go back to school

family grooming a horse

Just a few days before the new school term begins so make the most of the children being home with lazy mornings, spontaneous outings, reading together and simply being together. The alarm clock will soon have to be set and the familiar routine will make summer a distant memory – so make sure it’s a Read More…

This story appeared on August 30, 2018 and is tagged as:


5 Green Places to Stay in South Devon

Devon beach

The Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) was set up over 20 years ago to change the relationship between tourism and our most important asset, the planet. These 5 accommodation providers have all received the coveted GTBS Gold Award so as well as offering an outstanding holiday, award holders can offer you a genuine Devon experience Read More…

This story appeared on July 31, 2018

7 hidden gems to discover in Devon

Devon Coastline

We all know that Devon is heaven and has something to offer everyone. Sometimes it’s just nice to get off the beaten track and discover a few hidden gems that most visitors to Devon never find. Keep them to yourself though! Loughwood Meeting House Owned by the National Trust, this thatched 17th Century Baptist Church Read More…

This story appeared on July 6, 2018


Trail or Road – A Running Guide to South Devon

Trail path in Devon

Road or trail, moorland or coast, Devon has it all. Here are 10 of the best of the best runs that South Devon has to offer . . . in our opinion. 1. Hameldown Hammer Where and when?  Widecombe in the Moor – February Is there a medal? Yes Find out more: Not for the Read More…

This story appeared on March 28, 2018