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5 Great Easy Walks in North Devon and Exmoor

Looking for somewhere to stretch your legs and explore the beautiful coast and countryside of North Devon on foot? You needn’t hike away for hours on end to see and experience some wonderfully secluded places. All of the following are shorter walking...

8 Cool, Quirky and Unusual Things to Do in Devon

Tired of the usual tourist traps? Just a little off the beaten trail, Devon has some of the most unusual and offbeat visitor attractions and sites in the UK. Owned and run by a dedicated army of enthusiastic and eccentric patrons, these places add...

Spring Events & Easter Breaks in North Devon

As we welcome spring at Northcote Manor, there are some fantastic reasons to escape, dine and celebrate here in North Devon. While the countryside bursts into new colour, guests can expect fresh flavours on the menu and plenty of reasons to visit ...

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...

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...

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...

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...