Try a new holiday experience with your dog while you are on holiday in the very dog-friendly area of the South Hams in South Devon.
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Bring your dog for a truly dog-friendly holiday to South Devon. Ruth and her faithful companion Kes the Collie can vouch for many great walks, and dog-friendly beaches, cafes, pubs and restaurants in the area.
April to July are perfect months to come on holiday to South Devon to see the colourful display of wildflowers which appear in our local hedgerows. But it’s not just plants which thrive in these wonderful wildlife habitats. . .
The National Trust’s Overbeck’s garden and museum is tucked into a belt of woodland high above Salcombe estuary and beaches, and is a stone’s throw from dramatic and spectacular views around Starehole Bay at Bolt Head on the the South West Coast Path.
Michael Morpurgo’s adaptation of the D Day Landing practices which took place at Slapton Sands near Dittiscombe will be played out at The Globe in London in August.
This is a great time to take a short break. Prices are lower, beaches are empty, and the logs are piled high ready for an evening snuggled up in front of the woodburner with a good book!
We have no light pollution here in Dittiscombe valley so our dark skies are dotted with stars, and sometimes we see the Milky Way too. Last night was no exception . . .
The National Trust house of Cotehele in the Tamar Valley of Cornwall is set in a tranquil place and it’s easy to lose yourself in the gardens and ancient woodland.
Built by the D’Oyly Carte family in the 1920s, this Arts and Crafts house is imbued with the Jazz Age – but step outside and the exotic garden takes centre stage.
Ruth took a closer look at the sweeping beaches of Start Bay near Dittiscombe and found a wealth of interesting geological formations; secret wartime stories; piracy; the lost village of Hallsands, and wild weather.
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