Devon

A sunny weekend in Plymouth, Devon

A sunny weekend in Plymouth, Devon

As the sun warmed our backs, on the first day that you could actually feel summer beckoning, we stood on Plymouth Hoe looking out across the sea. This stretch of water here, known as Plymouth Sound, was calm and shimmering on the May day we visited and the grassy banks were filled with picnicking friends […]

Thistle Exeter City Centre, The Rougemont

Thistle Exeter City Centre, The Rougemont

We do love our trips to Exeter, it’s a great city with lots to keep families entertained. The Rougemont Hotel which is part of the Thistle chain is in Exeter City Centre and a great all rounder for families and provides an ideal base for exploring Devon. Thistle Exeter City Centre, The Rougemont – Hotel and […]

The Samuel Jones, Exeter – restaurant review

The Samuel Jones, Exeter – restaurant review

We love Exeter, it’s such a lovely city and has so much going for it. One of our favourite parts is down by the Quay which is perfect for Sunday walks to feed the ducks and packed with boutiques and little shops to explore. New to the area is the Samuel Jones, a fabulous restaurant […]

Soar Mill Cove Hotel, nr Salcombe, Devon

Soar Mill Cove Hotel, nr Salcombe, Devon

Set down a long sweeping drive towards the sea is Soar Mill Cove Hotel, just outside of Salcombe in Devon. It has the most breathtaking views down to the coast, coupled with great facilities to make for the perfect family getaway. Ideal for summer days by the sea and winters spent playing cosy games of […]

Berridon Farm, Devon – Review

Berridon Farm, Devon – Review

Globalmouse guest writer Fiona stayed at Berridon Farm with her 3 children – Situated on a working farm with gorgeous Devon scenery all around, the luxury wooden ‘tents’ at Berridon Farm are the ultimate glamping getaway. Berridon Farm & Location: The 5 luxury tents which were built by the hosts David and Jenny, have been […]

Ruby Modern Diner – possibly the finest Diner in the West!

Ruby Modern Diner – possibly the finest Diner in the West!

We love popping back to Exeter. It’s a city which is constantly changing and is full of new surprises every time we visit. We were delighted to come across Ruby Modern Diner which opened in 2013 and is bringing fantastic american style burgers, fries, waffles and gelato ice creams to historic Queen Street. Rubys is […]

UK Day trip – Diggerland

UK Day trip – Diggerland

Diggerland. For any child…or indeed parent, who loves diggers…this is a dream world! When I first heard about Diggerland I assumed it was a theme park of pretend diggers and toys. Not so. This is a park full of proper JCB diggers. And a load of 6 year olds and older children driving around the […]