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North Devon residents to get free bus travel

Free Sunday bus travel is being offered in North Devon this June to promote public transport and encourage leisure travel. Residents and visitors across North Devon will be able to benefit from the offer, which starts this Sunday (2 June) on all services in and out of Barnstaple. It will also be…

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Join RHS Garden Rosemoor for the Festival of Roses

There’s no better place to admire the breadth of colour, shape and habit of these national favourites in early summer. Boasting one of the UK’s largest collections of roses, Rosemoor is home to more than 200 different varieties and over 2,000 specimens, ranging from traditional cottage garden…

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Visit Devon's Top Attractions this half term

Anne Blackham, Marketing Manager for Devon’s Top Attractions, said: “Our member attractions are thrilled to be offering a super selection of days out this May half term. These award-winning attractions will be offering a fantastic array of top days out and experiences for every budget, find out…

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Exmoor Zoo welcome the world's smallest fox

Exmoor Zoo is celebrating after the arrival of a pair of fennec foxes, the world’s smallest species of fox. The pair are now on exhibit in a purpose built enclosure at the top of the zoo near the café. Fennec foxes are incredibly cute and tiny, with large eyes and ears. The size of their ears…

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EVENT CANCELLED | Rosemoor Live 2024 is back!

Please note the following events are cancelled: Liz Shakespeare ‘The Ordeal of Miss Lucy Jones’ Saturday 18 May at 1:30pm Rosemoor Live – New Purple Celebration - The Music of Prince, Friday 28 June, 8pm Rosemoor Live – 80’s Night: Live band and special guests, Saturday 29 June, 8pm Rosemoor Live –…

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Get creative at RHS Garden Rosemoor's the Great Wool Weekend

Take part in the Great Wool Weekend at RHS Garden Rosemoor on 13-14 April and discover new ways to use this sustainable, natural material practically and creatively in your life. Whether you are already a fan of wool or not, there is plenty for the whole family to see and do. Discover a new skill in…

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RHS Rosemoor selected as home for endangered Wollemi pines

RHS Garden Rosemoor, situated near Great Torrington in North Devon, has been chosen to be part of a global conservation project to protect the endangered Wollemia pine from Australia, one of a few very select sites in the UK. Wollemi pines have been dubbed the ‘dinosaur tree’ because fossil records…

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