Thirty selected guests from a local charity enjoyed a free three-course dinner at favourite French high street restaurant Bistrot Pierre this week, paid for by loyal customers. As part of its annual Christmas initiative to support charity workers and those in need of support within the community…Read More
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Tourism businesses from across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Bath, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall have been named as Finalists in this year’s South West Tourism Excellence Awards. The news follows an awards process which started in April 2023, with nearly 500 entries submitted, a…Read More
We are delighted to announce our series of concerts and organ recitals for 2024! Full information is available in our latest brochure, available now around the site, and online here: https://bit.ly/4236bIj This year’s series includes a Passiontide performance of Bach’s St John Passion by the…Read More
National Coastwatch to provide ‘Coast Path Passport’ stamping points along the South West Coast Path
The National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) has become an official ‘Coast Path Passport’ stamping point partner, working with the charity which cares for the UK’s longest and most popular National Trail, the South West Coast Path. The new partnership means that visitors to the Trail can now stop off…Read More
On Saturday, 2nd December, the medieval Great Barn at the National Trust’s Buckland Abbey, near Plymouth opens its doors for Christmas 2023 with an immersive Tudor Frost Fair display. The Great Tudor Frost Fair in the Great Barn has been inspired by the incredibly cold winters in the 16 th and 17 th…Read More
Buckfast Abbey is thrilled to announce the completion of Phase II, unveiling the opening of the Crafts section within The Green Hub - Gardens and Crafts initiative. This newly launched Crafts section is envisioned as a dynamic social hub where local artists can engage with curious visitors, offering…Read More
Chagford on Dartmoor has been named as one of Britain’s best looking towns as part of research undertaken by The Telegraph. The Telegraph’s travel journalists ranked the towns in Britain based on the pleasantness of their shop fronts, historic architecture, low traffic, low litter, stunning views…Read More
Last night saw an evening of celebration in Torquay, at the Devon Tourism Awards! Held at the Riveria International Conference Centre in Torquay, the awards saw 73 trophies, created by Dartington Crystal, handed out to businesses from all over the county. Robin Barker, the organiser from Services…Read More
Classic Cottages, the largest independent holiday letting agency in the UK has recently been labelled as a Which? UK Holiday Cottage Recommended Provider for the third consecutive year. Out of all the cottages recommended by Which? Classic Cottages was ranked second out of all holiday cottage…Read More
Finalists have been announced for the 14 th year of the Devon Tourism Awards which will be presented in the Riviera International Centre, Torquay on 16th November. The awards have seen an increase to 142 entries this year and after three months of judging, 70 finalists have been announced. All will…Read More