MPs from the South West are meeting pupils in primary schools who have taken part in the ‘Cheeky Little Campers’ campaign to find out what they’ve learn’t whilst making pitching videos and trying camping in their new Vango tent.
At the start of the summer, leading camping and outdoor brand Vango joined forces with Britain’s biggest outdoor learning programme, Natural Connections, based at Plymouth University and The
Russell’s, a restaurant with rooms, is set on the High Street in the picture-postcard Cotswolds village of Broadway which is lit with twinkling white lights in the festive season and attracts guests looking for a hint of Christmas past – in plush surroundings of course.
Russell’s serves modern British cuisine in its stylish and well-appointed restaurant and offers a very special Christmas menu. As well as the
NameLess Helps Promote Local Cycling
Nameless, the local award winning notoriety public relations agency, has been promoted by Bristol City Council, North Somerset, Bath & North East, and South Gloucestershire to help promote cycling within the West Country. Nameless has been hired to create a comprehensive website with information about local cycling. The website will be funded via the DoT’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund.
The New www.betterbybike.info was launched
Looe Cornwall offers everything from beaches to great food and quaint holiday homes
The Cornish gem that is the thriving, quaint, and travel poster perfect little bolt-hole town of Looe is certainly one of our southernmost counties most popular destinations. With a thriving tourist market that boasts all kinds of accommodation. From pitching a tent, to first class country hotels and even a small selection of Cornwall
In its 6th year the Holifield Camping Weekend allows carers, families and people with additional needs a fun and supportive environment to connect with local community groups, service providers, artists, colleges and schools. Holifield Camping Weekend , previously known as Holi-day, is an annual 2 day non-profit event and camp over, aimed at people with additional needs and learning difficulties.
Like any family friendly festival, the weekend
Vintage valley dwelling – Cornwall from £215 pp with Classic Cottages
Ideal for two families holidaying together this summer, One Puddle (sleeps nine) is a large house in a pretty valley, close to family-friendly Par Sands Beach on Cornwall’s southern coast.
An eclectic mix of mod-cons and vintage, each individually-themed bedroom is charming and there are two sitting rooms allowing children and adults their own space.
The property has
St Mawes in southern Cornwall is an unusual little village with a unique character that locals believe is only to be found in this part of England. The village is right at the end of the Roseland peninsula which itself boasts several small waterside villages like Portloe and Portholland which offer a private, pleasant stay in this stunning part of the UK.
Where to stay
One of the
Moorland Garden Hotel in Dartmoor, Devon is offering bespoke picnics in its tranquil Wildflower Meadow this summer, with a hamper packed full of South West treats as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations.
Available from May to September, weather permitting, diners book their secluded spot and with the help of a map, set out to find their hamper, prepared by Head Chef, Bruce Cole. Goodies will include home-baked
Dorset Knob Throwing – £56 pp with Classic Cottages
Bizarrely-named Dorset Knobs are triple-baked biscuits, exclusively made by Moores in Morcombelake. This year’s annual Dorset Knob Throwing competition, held in the village of Cattistock, takes place on Sunday 4 May in conjunction with the Frome Valley Food Festival, and will include Knob Eating, Knob Painting, and a Knob & Spoon Race.
Make a weekend of it by staying
Spring has arrived, and summer is around the corner. Here, we take a look at a popular and stylish garden inspiration: the English country garden. You might not be Alan Titchmarsh, but using a bit of inventiveness will help you make a few improvements for your garden. Take a look at our mood board for some English garden inspiration:
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Gardener’s gloves and bag