Eden Hotel Collection announces Bovey Castle has been awarded 5 stars by the AA

The Eden Hotel Collection is delighted to announce that Bovey Castle, in Dartmoor National Park in Devon, has been awarded five stars by the AA.

Less than six months after acquiring the country house estate in 2014, the privately-owned Eden Hotel Collection embarked on an extensive £3.5 million refurbishment of Bovey Castle, encompassing restoration work

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Great Little Breaks introduces Minidubs for the VW campervan experience

The UK’s best-loved UK short breaks specialist Great Little Breaks introduces a novel VW campervan-inspired vehicle – the ‘Minidub’ – to cruise the country lanes and spectacular coastlines of Cornwall and Devon by day, and which converts into a comfortable bedroom by night.

George II in blue, Jethro in green and Denzil in orange are

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New Book Sea Journal From Lisa Woollett Explores Devon’s Coast

Whether paddling through the shallows or crouching on a cliff in a hailstorm, Lisa takes the reader on a journey of compelling diversions, showcasing the natural history and wildlife of these locations

This beautiful and unusual book brings together a year’s wanderings along Britain’s shores, featuring the Devon coast. Author and photographer Lisa Woollett has

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10 Devon cream teas for under £5

Devonshire cream teas are a must-have for anyone visiting the region and are a regular weekend indulgence for locals. Everyone loves a cream tea almost as much as they do a bargain, which is why Devon Heaven Hampers have produced this article listing 10 tearooms in Devon offering cream teas (with two scones) for under

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Antiques Roadshow at Wiltshire’s Bowood House and Gardens

The first of two Antiques Roadshow programmes filmed at Wiltshire’s Bowood House and Gardens (near Calne, Wiltshire. www.bowood.org) back in the summer will air on BBC1 this coming Sunday 3 January at 8pm. The second programme from Bowood is then scheduled for the following Sunday (10 January).

Treasures being featured in the first one-hour episode

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New Arrivals Humboldt’s Penguin Chicks at Paradise Park Cornwall

Staff at Paradise Park in Hayle Cornwall are delighted to have baby Humboldt’s Penguin chicks.

Humboldt’ Penguin chicks Aurora and Miski and Keeper Oliver Frost

Curator David Woolcock said “These two wonderful little characters are proving very popular with visitors. They are now ten weeks old and have been given the Peruvian names ‘Miski’ and

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Cheeky Little Campers campaign inspiring youngsters to get outdoors and attracting attention of South West government

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

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Quintessential English Garden Design

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

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Great times to be had at the Devon Hills holiday park

The English Riviera and the Devon countryside provide one of the most delightful getaway areas in all of the UK, and the Devon Hills holiday park is one of the five-star resorts and establishments for which the region is deservedly famous. Just now it’s getting yet another infusion of capital from the Haulfryn Group –

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Eco-friendly breaks in the South West

The South West of England boast some of the finest beaches, heritage and landscapes in the whole of the UK. Whether you are seeking inspiration, exhilaration, contemplation or relaxation this is the perfect place for you as the choice of country of coast is certain to meet your needs.

A whopping 40% of the all

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