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A Taste of Hygge West Country Style

Did you ever crave a return to life’s simpler pleasures? After such tumultuous recent times not just for the UK but the entire planet, it is little surprise so many of us are smitten with the concept of Hygge (pronounced hue-gah). Unless you’ve...

Wedding Advice & Planning Tips

They say that the path of true love never ran perfectly smooth. The same is perhaps true of weddings! But thinking ahead and planning will take a lot of hassle out of your big day. So this month, with a little experience from staff and couples alike...

5 Reasons it has to be North Devon this Christmas

Do you ever get a hankering for Christmas as it used to be? Each year it can seem like the festive season becomes louder, busier and more stressful. So this time around, why not celebrate by giving yourself a more relaxing experience with a nod to...

Foodie Breaks and North Devon Food Events

One of the best reasons of all to visit Devon and the West Country these days is the excellent food and drink. From gourmet breaks to foraging courses, Devon has never been in better shape for prime produce and places to eat. So what should you look...

Must Haves for your Country House Wedding

For couples who have the countryside close to heart, there is only one serious choice when it comes to wedding venues- and that is a beautiful outdoor event. We love these celebrations at Northcote Manor Hotel. They not only look beautiful, but provide...

The Food of Love: Wedding Breakfast Tips & Ideas

With just one chance to get things perfect, your wedding breakfast is not just another meal. Here at Devon's Northcote Manor Hotel, we think it should be seasonal, local and more than a little special. A few surprises, some solid preparation and a...

Beautiful Places to Visit on Exmoor: Our Top 5

With some of Britain’s most unspoiled woodlands, leafy lanes and the cutest of English villages on route, Exmoor is an idyllic place to escape. Whatever the season, pretty walks, secluded beaches and wild corners are just a modest drive away from...

Cool, Creative Winter Wedding Ideas

  Ask most couples thinking about getting married in Devon and thoughts of summer days come to mind. However, these days the winter wedding is no longer seen as a second best. After all, there is something deeply romantic about the winter, especially...

Why Devon Comes Pretty Close to Heaven

Glorious Days in Devon Whether you are looking for a little adventure or pure escapism, there is no better time to enjoy a minibreak in Devon. Wonderful countryside and rugged beaches await, along with the promise of superb food and the best...

Great Reasons to Visit North Devon this Spring

After a long and sometimes damp winter, spring feels more welcome than ever this year as we welcome one of the best times of the year to visit North Devon. Whether you crave unspoiled countryside, exciting outdoor pursuits or the delights of one of...