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Playtime gets bigger, better and wilder than ever at Knightshayes this summer.

Throughout the school holidays, the National Trust at Knightshayes in Devon are inviting families to make the most of the warmer weather and longer days with a range of playful experience for all ages. For the first time the team at Knightshayes are hosting a ‘pavilion of play’ featuring peculiar periscopes and giant ear trumpets designed to inspire everyone who visits to get a little closer...

Sitting on the dock of the lake: First look at luxury Devon lake pods

Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa , a stunning 80-acre holiday destination set to be one of the most desirable leisure locations in the UK, has today released new imagery and details about its luxury ‘lake pods’ which are now available to book from April 2022.

The brand-new lake pods are perched right on the water’s edge, with a glass wall flooding the cabin with natural light and...

Booking boom is good news for all, Devon park tells MP

Britain's recovery from the pandemic will still be providing a shot in the arm for East Devon businesses until well into next year, a county holiday park has told its MP.

Ladram Bay Holiday Park said that autumn bookings were at their highest levels ever – and that a record number of families have already made their reservations for 2022.

Simon Jupp MP heard the positive...

New Devon holiday resort will bring California to the West Country

Bookings are now being taken for the newly refurbished Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa, a stunning 80-acre holiday destination that is set to be one of the most desirable leisure locations in the UK.

Currently in development following major planning permission being secured, and set to open to its first guests in Autumn 2021, the exclusive Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa will be home to...

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

2021 is the year of the Staycation and Britons will be splashing £31 billion on holidaying on British shores this year

We’re all going on a summer holiday, no more working for a week, is certainly the song for this summer, as 71% of the nation is planning to take a summer holiday and 85% of these holidaymakers are holidaying on British shores. With the average Staycation costing around £769....

Tourists asked to stay away until April 12 by East Devon

East Devon District Council (EDDC) is busily preparing for the next stages in the Governments’ pandemic roadmap aimed at easing the country towards a less restrictive way of life in the coming months.

From Monday, 29 March people have been able to:

  • Meet outside in groups of up to six people and up to two households including in private gardens.
  • Use outdoor
  • ...

Summer pawliday; 1/3 of Brits won’t go on holiday without their pet

Following a recent survey that shows 85% of pet parents would rather a staycation in the UK than go abroad without their pets1, Lily’s Kitchen has offered it’s best tips on how and where to take pups away with them this year. This also follows statistics that show UK holiday searches and bookings are up by 1/3rd on this time last year2.

Leaving pets behind can be heart-breaking, with...

Is East Devon the South West’s best kept secret for holiday makers?

The South West might be Britain’s premier holiday region full of world-class tourist attractions, unique food and drink and breathtaking scenery, but with it comes overcrowded hotspots as tourists seek alternatives to cancelled overseas trips. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to lurk over just about everything we do, this autumn is the time to explore off the beaten track and see what...

Direct airport coach service returns

As the British public venture further from home and demand for post-covid travel grows, a direct airport coach service from Plymouth has been added back onto the National Express network of scheduled coach services.

The 511 service from Plymouth to Heathrow airport will run once a day each way, seven days a week, via Exteter and Salisbury.

The route has been reintroduced as...

East Devon plans to reopen key toilets across the district in line with new Government measures

Following the Prime Minister’s statement at the weekend relaxing some of the ‘lockdown’ restrictions, East Devon District Council have undertaken a review to see whether it would be possible to re-open any of its toilets across the district.

From Wednesday 13 May 2020 people in England have been able to spend more time outdoors and enjoy a wider range of activities for any length of...

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