12 Oct | Victoria Womersley | No Comments

Things To Do in the Beautiful Tamar Valley

Things To Do in the Beautiful Tamar Valley   Langstone Manor Park sits at the eastern edge of the Tamar Valley. The 75 square miles of beautiful scenery in this area has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). It’s for good reason too. Dotted with ancient towns and villages, this stunning example …

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19 Jun | Victoria Womersley | No Comments

Dartmoor Zoo

Dartmoor Zoo   On the south-west edge of Dartmoor National Park you’ll find Dartmoor Zoo. The park covers 30 acres and has an interesting history. Ellis Daw founded the Devon zoo in 1968, naming it Dartmoor Wildlife Park. He ran it successfully for over three decades. In 2001 the park garnered the interest of animal …

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18 May | Victoria Womersley | No Comments

Choosing a Summer Holiday after Lockdown

Choosing a Summer Holiday after Coronavirus Lockdown   After going into full-scale lockdown with the rest of the UK on March 23rd, we’re looking forward to welcoming campers, glampers, caravaners and self-catering holidaymakers back in July. We’ve enjoyed the quiet here in Dartmoor National Park, but we’d love to share the beauty of the outdoors …

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7 May | langstone | No Comments

Bluebells – native and Spanish

A favourite time of year for so many reasons; one for the beautiful sight of a carpet of bluebells, so how do we know what is a native bluebell and a Spanish bluebell. Below is a report from the wildlife trust -https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/identify-bluebells – on knowing your bluebells.  There is also a link for the best …

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3 Jul | langstone | No Comments

Canoe Tamar & romance on the park

It’s been an eventful weekend at Langstone Manor Holiday Park, https://www.langstonemanor.co.uk. as we welcomed our lucky mega pod winner Megan to take up her prize of a 2 night stay in our brand new units. Love was definitely in the air as Matt, her boyfriend got down on one knee so they are leaving us as …

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24 Jun | langstone | No Comments

40th Anniversary for Tavistock RSPCA

The RSPCA shop was one of the first shops to be established in Tavistock and is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Although it has been in its current location in King Street for 25 years, manager Karen Norwood says customers are still delighted to discover it tucked away there and often comment that they didn’t know …

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10 Jun | langstone | No Comments

Devon Creams Teas

Tavistock’s Cream Tea Festival – celebrating the birthplace of the Devon Cream tea!  Today is the cream tea festival being held in Tavistock thanks to the Tavistock Heritage Trust. Legend has it that the cream tea originated in Tavistock – the story goes that when the Abbey was being re-built after being plundered and badly damaged …

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26 May | langstone | No Comments

The National Trust in Devon & Cornwall

Devon & Cornwall National Trust properties offering something for everyone. National Trust members and non- members visiting Devon & Cornwall can experience a diverse portfolio of properties to explore  – Lydford Gorge with the exhilarating Devils Cauldron & enigmatic White Lady waterfall to the former home of Francis Drake, Buckland Abbey, with the house, cosmic egg, vegetable & herb gardens & great bluebell woods, Cotehele Tudor …

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19 Apr | masteradmin | No Comments

Tavistock

A historical stannery town with links to the Tamar Valley mining World Heritage sites. Tavistock survives as a bustling market town and is great for mooching about! Shops, cafes, riverside parkland, children’s playground and an indoor pannier market – oh and there are some great pasties to be tried in numerous locations!! To get a sense of where and who shaped the town of …

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