After the Valentine’s night storm ravaged half a mile of the track at Seaton Tramway, engineers and contractors have been working hard over the past few weeks to reinstate the section of track running from the Seaton Terminus to Axmouth Loop on the River Axe Estuary
From Saturday 1 March, the public are being given the chance to see behind closed doors at Knightshayes on the outskirts of Tiverton; as previously unseen kitchen areas are being opened up for the first time in over forty years.
One of the joys of walking the South West Coast Path is stumbling upon a secluded beach on a remote stretch of coast and discovering that you’ve got it all to yourself – and taking a bracing dip if you’re brave enough. Here’s a selection of the best – and wonderful walks along the Coast Path.
The magnificent abundance of snowdrops which light up a sheltered corner of Exmoor each year are a very welcome sight. These delicate white flowers bring with them the promise of spring as they display their blooms in the fresh February air. Rumoured to have been brought over to Exmoor by Benedictine Monks from nearby Dunster, this floral extravaganza attracts visitors from all over the country.
When this long-awaited event rolls into town at the end of March, the South West Life magazine titles will be at the fore supporting what will be the region’s biggest ever baking show. SUSAN CLARK highlights the key events that bakers won’t want to miss
West Country specialist, Helpful Holidays, has been awarded first place in the Which? Travel survey of holiday cottage and villa booking companies for two successive years in 2012 and 2013 and achieving the highest possible rating in all but one category.
Finding a great day out that is fun and engaging for the children, yet safe, clean and friendly on the pocket is exactly what you get when you visit the Miniature Pony Centre up on beautiful Dartmoor National Park.