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Special Stay: Rosewood Yurt, North Devon/Cornwall

We’ve just returned from a dream of a stay at Rosewood Yurt – the kind of trip that’s a tonic for the soul and feels like a rest even with little kids in tow. Starry skies, cosy mornings and days by the sea conspired for a perfect trip. Before I share all the details, I’m … Read more

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12 Beautiful Devon Lodges with Hot Tubs

As part of my series on places to stay with hot tubs in the UK, here’s my latest round-up of hot tub lodges in Devon. There are some absolutely stunning places to stay here, from luxury group retreats to cute cabins for two. All have hot tubs, mostly with epic views of the surrounding countryside. … Read more

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12 Charming Holiday Homes in Salcombe

Looking for a place to stay in Salcombe? Here’s our guide to the best Salcombe holiday homes, featuring everything from Salcombe holiday cottages to quirky shepherd’s hut stays. We’ve also included a selection of holiday homes across the bay in East Portlemouth. And don’t miss our guide to the best things to do in Salcombe, … Read more

Things to Do in Salcombe

We’ve been going to Salcombe several times a year since we first got together many moons ago, even living there for a few months at one point. Steve’s parents have a holiday home in the area, so we try to spend as much time there as possible, escaping down to the coast. I realised it’s … Read more

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Airbnb Devon Guide: 29 Unique Airbnbs in Devon

We spend a lot of time in Devon and are huge fans of its gorgeous coastline, wild beaches, rolling hills, cute market towns, Devonshire teas, pasties, and everything else that makes it one of the UK’s most charming holiday spots. We’ve curated a round-up of Devon’s best Airbnbs. From the coastal towns of Ilfracombe, Paignton … Read more

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The magic of Devonshire light

When the sky turns lilac, I know my day is nearly done. The trees fade into the horizon and make way for the nighttime sky. I’ll miss the stars when we move to the city. Four months worth of days have passed at this window from Autumn into Winter sun. People say England is grey. … Read more