November – a wonderful month for walking

November – a wonderful month for walking

November is a wonderful time to be in Devon.  The crowds have gone but most shops and restaurants are still open.  Blustery walks along the South West Coast Path are fantastic at this time of year and the colours from the hedgerows are just gorgeous.  
South Sands Ferry

South Sands Ferry

The South Sands Ferry runs daily from the end of March to the end of October.  It’s always a lovely trip pottering through the Salcombe estuary and ending up at South Sands where you can grab a coffee and a snack at Bo’s Beach Cafe or something more...
Hallowe’en Fun at Overbeck’s

Hallowe’en Fun at Overbeck’s

A spooky trail, craft activities and story telling are on this weekend at Overbeck’s House, the National Trust property just above South Sands.  The cost is £3 per child on top of the usual admission charges.  Make a morning of it by taking the South Sands Ferry...
Dartmouth Food Festival

Dartmouth Food Festival

This fantastic Food Festival, now in its 15th year, is taking place between Friday 20th and Sunday 22nd October.  There is plenty to do for everyone, including a family area, sponsored by Coast and Country Cottages.  Entry to the Festival is free and more information...
Vintage Rally and other fun!

Vintage Rally and other fun!

There’s a 2 day vintage working rally this coming weekend (12th & 13th August) at Sorley Cross, Kingsbridge, TQ7 4AF.  As well as over 100 vintage tractors and a dog show, there are lots of fun activities. Traditional Craft marquee Fully licensed bar...
Startpoint Lighthouse Open Days

Startpoint Lighthouse Open Days

From this Sunday 17th July, Startpoint Lighthouse will be open every day except Fridays and Saturdays, with tours on the hour from 11am – 4pm.  It’s a gentle walk down from the car park to the lighthouse and worth the climb up to the top of the building to...
Gin and Jazz in Thurlestone

Gin and Jazz in Thurlestone

Head to the Thurlestone Hotel on Sunday 9th July from 3pm – 6pm for an afternoon of Gin, Jazz and Canapes.  Tickets are £10 each and include a Salcombe Gin and Fever Tree tonic or a Gin cocktail on arrival.  To buy your ticket call the Thurlestone Hotel...
National Cream Tea Day!

National Cream Tea Day!

Friday 30th June is National Cream Tea Day and where better to enjoy a cream tea than in glorious Devon.  Visit the beautiful Buckland Tout-Saints hotel (20 minutes from Leylands) for a delicious cream tea and add a glass of fizz for...
Kingsbridge Food and Music Festival

Kingsbridge Food and Music Festival

Locally produced food and great live music are on offer at this sustainable Festival in Kingsbridge from Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th June.  There’ll be lots of great street food to try and music throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday.  Parking will be...