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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Boutique Retreats’ new pin boards website for self-catering properties

Boutique Retreats – a collection of 75 extraordinarily sophisticated self-catering properties across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and the Cotswolds – has launched a freshly-designed website with ‘Look Books’ – pin boards of interior and exterior inspiration to captivate the design-conscious.

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Divided into various search categories including ‘Sleeping’, ‘Living’ and ‘Bubbles’, discerning

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60 Years of Craft-Guild Exhibition at Riverside Mill in Bovey Tracey

2015 is a landmark year – the 60th birthday of Devon Guild of Craftsmen. So this year’s annual summer exhibition of work by Members is a special one. It is not only festive, but also reflects – on local craft heritage and how making is changing.

From humble origins, the Guild has grown from a

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Boutique Retreats new properties and summer availability

Boutique Retreats – a collection of over 60 highly sophisticated self-catering properties across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and the Cotswolds – introduces several striking new properties.

Plus, there’s still availability – albeit limited – over the summer months throughout the portfolio – take a look!

Whether you’re looking for a long weekend away or

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New Devon based Daffy-down-dilly’s Online Sweet Emporium

The nation is set to get that little bit sweeter as Devon based confectionery shop Daffy-down-dilly throws open the doors of its online emporium. Located in the seaside town of Sidmouth, the award winning family owned business has grown in leaps and bounds since opening in 2014. Now, the owners are ecstatic to launch a

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As Economy Improves More Brits Enjoying UK Staycations

As Economy Improves More Brits Enjoying UK Staycations As the economy in Britain continues to improve more and more people in the UK are choosing to take luxurious staycation holidays that feature the best that Britain has to offer. During the summer of 2013 over 41 million chose to take a UK holiday traveling to

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Torquay, Devon was no mystery for Agatha Christie

For those who don’t know, Torquay is a seaside town in Torbay, Devon, in the splendid South West corner of England. Only two communities in Devon are larger than the coastal town, which can be found North East of Plymouth and South of Exeter, and extremely close to the well-known, although much smaller, town of

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