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Our Visit England Gold Award Assessment

  We are thrilled once again to announce that we have just received an absolutely glowing review, complete with Gold Award and a 4 Star rating, from Visit England for our holiday cottage accommodation. For those of you who have visited Long Barn Cottages previously, this will of course be no surprise! Visit England is the largest official assessment body of its kind when it comes to holiday...


Magical Christmas breaks in south Devon

Looking to spend Christmas away with your children? With the busy Christmas build up coming, a well-timed getaway could be the perfect antidote. How about somewhere you can relax in beautiful scenic surroundings, surround yourself in luxury, and of course celebrate the festive season in style? South Devon is the perfect destination for families of all sizes to celebrate together, with Long Barn...


Explore the International Agatha Christie Festival

  If the summer weather has felt like murder this year, avid fans of the novelist and playwright Agatha Christie will at least find reason to be cheerful as they make their annual pilgrimage to the wonderful seaside resort of Torquay between the 11th and 20th September. Over a week of events and exhibitions make up the International Agatha Christie Festival, ranging from film screenings ...


Driving to Devon – Keeping the family entertained in the car

  Are we there yet? Most parents will be familiar with this classic line from the children in the back of the car. Could it be a sign that they’re getting bored? Even the happiest holiday cheer can turn cloudy if backseat passengers get fed up. So what can you do? Read on for our favourite travel tips and ways to keep your family occupied and entertained on car journeys this summer...


Celebrate Father’s Day in South Devon

With Father’s Day fast approaching on the 21st of June, it’s time to start organising where to celebrate all things ‘Dad'.  Why not take Dad on a well-earned break to South Devon, where there is something for everyone to enjoy. Using our wonderful luxury cottages in Devon as a base for your adventures, you will find everything from bustling seaside towns to areas of outstanding...