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Banish backseat travel boredom

We know many of our guests this Easter will be travelling a few hours in the car to get to South Devon. If your family is anything like ours then the thought of your little darlings stuck together on the back seat with impatient cries of “are we there yet?!” is the only downside of […]

World Book Day

World Book Day 1st March Devon has inspired many authors, and South Devon is still a creative hub of artists & craftsmen who are inspired by the stunning and diverse area in which we live. Its no wonder that celebrated writers such as Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie, Thomas Hardy, Jane Austen, Arthur Conan Doyle, RD […]

Pancake Day

Pancake day is a firm favourite with our family- especially the dog who waits expectantly for any failed flips and pancakes falling from the heavens! Although we love a good fluffy American style pancake for breakfast we think for pancake day you’ve got to go traditional. Here is our foolproof Beeson Farm Pancake Recipe (just […]

February Half Term for Families

There is plenty of fun to be found this Half Term in South Devon to suit all ages and budgets. Here is our pick of whats on locally: Woodlands Family Theme Park, near Dartmouth (approximately 20 minutes from Beeson Farm). During half term its Superhero and Princess Week, with winter prices of only £7.50pp.  When children […]

Thirst quenching Devon

South Devon has some hidden gems of breweries, distilleries and vineyards.  Whether you want to take a tour or just sample whats on offer you can make some great holiday memories whilst quenching your thirst. Salcombe Gin Salcombe is South Devons yachting haven and what better ritual to adopt than that of the “sundowner”- a refreshing […]

Valentines Weekend in The Linhay

The Linhay makes a perfect couples (or family) retreat all year round- but especially at Valentines. The Linhay has the largest living/dining area of all our cottages, with a triple aspect view out onto the courtyard, the wildlife pond and its own private garden. Settle down on one of the squishy sofas in front of […]

Shop Local this Christmas

South Devon knows how to kick off Christmas! Both Dartmouth and Kingsbridge have wonderful Christmas fairs. Dartmouth opens the festive season with a unique Candlelit evening (November 24th-25th) lantern parade and Christmas market.  Kingsbridge Celebrates Christmas is the first weekend in December and showcases local artisans, food producers and independent retailers. This year I have […]

National Fish and Chip Day

Friday June 2nd saw National Fish and Chip Day – as if we needed an excuse!! It is estimated that 333.6m portions of fish and chips are consumed in the UK each year, and we know that now guests holiday is complete without trying their own portion! We have some excellent establishments locally offering the […]

The Tale of the Whale

February 23rd may have brought Storm Doris to the UK, however in South Devon we were blessed with a sunny day (although windy) that brought an unusual visitor to our coastline. By midday there were reports that a whale had been spotted off the shore of Slapton Sands (a 10 minute drive from Beeson Farm). […]