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Thirsty? Raise a glass with these 6 South Devon breweries

Fresh air, glorious scenery, friendly folk on every corner… Devon really has it all.  If you were thinking "but what about beer?", then don't worry – we've got plenty of that too. In fact, this picturesque corner of the UK boasts some of the best breweries in the country, as well as some of the best South Devon holiday cottages to rest your weary head. Ale lovers, you might have...


Stunning South Devon towns to visit on your next cottage holiday

There’s no doubt a trip to the beach, a little shopping spree and a breath of fresh country air can be physically and mentally medicinal. Alongside South Devon’s expansive moorland and popular historic cities, nestled into estuary ports and scattered along the coastlines, are some of South Devon’s most stunning towns. Individually, they’re packed with history, culture and ...


Healthy recipes to try at home & in your holiday cottage

By now you’ve either triumphed over your new year dietary resolutions, or need to give them a boost. Either way fresh ideas for meals to cook at home are always welcome. And when they’re also dishes that are well suited to cooking up a storm in self-catering holiday accommodation, better still. So read on for Long Barn Holiday Cottages’ top tips for healthy self-catering and home...


Christmas things to do in Dartmoor and South Devon

When it comes to Christmas, south Devon and Dartmoor deliver sleigh-loads of seasonal fun. Excellent shopping spans everything from designer names and independent stores to late-night markets overflowing with festive atmosphere. And the area also offers an ideal counterpoint to Christmassy tunes and bustling shops – picturesque moorland to hike in and a gorgeous shoreline to explore. Here are...


5 Most Instagrammable Spots on the South Devon Coast

With Devon listed as one of the most popular UK holiday destinations it’s no surprise many are flocking to the county. Devon is home to a great selection of family days out, an abundance of natural beauty, intriguing towns and villages, moorland adventures and two separate coastlines, it’s the ultimate place to explore and discover. You’ll never experience the same thing twice. ...