Bring Bozo

A recent 2014 survey has revealed that two out of five of us Brits holiday with our pets each year. And we don't just mean dogs; cats, rabbits, rats, fish and iguanas make the list too!

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The Nation’s Funniest Pet Names

To celebrate the launch of our new interactive pet-friendly map to Devon and Cornwall, we hosted a competition where we asked the people of the UK to tell us the funniest/weirdest pet names they’ve ever heard or used.

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Best Beach Awards

Here in the South West we have always been proud of our beaches, some famous for holding world surfing competitions, others being protected within Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Now it’s official – we have some of the best beaches in the UK

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Some like it hot!

The weather is being linked to the El Niñopattern, which occurs when waters on the Pacific equator are unusually warm, which can lead to disruptive changes in ocean and wind currents across the world.

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Spring has Sprung!

No matter the weather nothing is more cheering than seeing the first signs of Spring. Daffodils are already appearing, whilst pretty Polyanthus and dainty Snowdrops add to the colourful display.

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The Big Garden Bird Watch

Take part in the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch over this weekend 25th-26th January. Here’s how: Register online on the RSPB website before the day to receive a free guide.

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The countdown to Christmas has begun!

The countdown to Christmas has begun.  Sunday 24th November sees an afternoon and evening of entertainment celebrating the switching on of Barnstaple Christmas lights.  From 1pm The Square will be “the place” to be.  Music and entertainment will l

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Turning water into Ginger Beer!

The National Trust land at Watersmeet on Exmoor provides a 2,000 acre walker’s paradise with wonderful flora and fauna, crystal clear streams and even a guest appearance by Herbert the Heron if you are lucky.  Watersmeet is one of Britain’s deepes

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Half Term highlights

Ilfracombe, Combe Martin & Hele Bay can offer any family a fun filled stay this half term week and the opportunity to spend days rock-pooling, building sand castles or visiting some great loca

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