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10 Things You (May) Not Know About Devon

Roads, Roads, Roads Despite being rural, and idyllic, Devon also has the longest road network of any county. Of its 8000 miles of road, 1000 of these are country lanes. Of course, with the invention of sat navs its difficult to get lost, but there’s something liberating about driving into the deep Devon countryside and exploring a vast Kingdom of pretty lanes. You’ll Have to Shuffle...


6 Smart Reasons Why Self Catering is Better Than a Hotel

When it comes to a stay away from home, a hotel often seems to be the most luxurious and idealistic option. Think five-star luxury beds, fine-dining, relaxing spas and friendly staff that can help with excursions around the area and recommendations for top local tourist attractions. However, self catering cottages often go underestimated when it comes to holidays away from home. In reality, while...


10 Quick & Healthy Family Meals for Your Self-Catering Holiday

There are oodles of reasons that make self-catering holidays better than staying in hotels. One of these is food.  Honestly, hotel “food” can be tragic sometimes – not least of all for children.  No. Chicken nuggets or super shiny catering sausages will not do. It’s not the 90s anymore. Beans are still in though.  What about adults? We must suffer pseudo...


Award-winning Beautiful Beaches in South Devon

Come September and the lure of South Devon's stunning coastline and glorious beaches becomes greater than ever and a much more relaxed affair.  The throng of tourists subside, the climate remains pleasant and the sea water has warmed nicely over the summer months. With over 50 beaches in South Devon what separates the best from the rest? The South West boasts the most beaches of any county that...