Poltimore House’s first Flower Festival, guest post by Cat Allen.

One visitor commented “It was as beautiful as I expected… like walking round an art exhibition with each piece really prompting you to stop, look and take it all in.”


Cream tea and meeting the Countess of Devon at Powderham Castle

The other week we were very excited to be invited to Powderham Castle to have a look around and meet the Earl and the Countess of Devon. Having never met any real nobility before, we didn’t have a clue what to wear.

Our Devon staycation in pictures

I am SO tired, keeping two smallies entertained for two weeks is definitely a full time job (I have to admit, I did find myself searching the job sites about four days into the break in desperation). But we made it! Another action packed holiday staying local, here’s an overview of what we got up to…

My week in pictures

We had a fun week, full of activities and I’ve gathered my favourite pictures here for you.

Days out: Brixham Harbour and lunch at Rockfish 

Over half term we visited Brixham Harbour in our loaned car from Snows Lexus. Forty five or so minutes from Exeter on the English Riviera, Brixham is a pretty little fishing port seeped in history. We drove through, parked to the right hand side of the harbour (as you look at it) and walked down to…

Tea & Cakes in Teignmouth 

You’ve probably noticed that we are fans of Teignmouth, it has a lot to offer as a local seaside town. We have been visiting frequently of late because my Mum might like to live there & it has a brilliant skate park, perfect for the kids to play on with their Christmas presents. We were…

5 Halloween week activities we loved in & around Exeter

We had a full madcap October half term with some fantastic Halloweeny adventures and I have rounded them up here for you in chronological order. Crealy Adventure Park and Resort We had some free passes from a blogger event we had been to a while ago for Crealy so we headed along over half term to check out…

Cream Tea and river walks from Otterton Mill

Otterton Village is a small quaint village of lovely period cottages about half a mile from Ladram Bay. On the edge of the village, nestled alongside the River Otter is Otterton Mill.