• Days Out: Montacute House

    Montacute is a masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design. With its towering walls of glass, glow of ham stone, and its surrounding gardens it is a place of beauty and wonder. Sir Edward Phelips, was the visionary force and money behind the creation of this masterpiece, which was completed in 1601. Built by skilled […]

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  • Days Out: Fleet Air Arm Museum

    The Fleet Air Arm Museum is a must-see attraction if you are visiting the Southwest, Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire or Somerset, with its wide range of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft exhibits, including Concorde and the Aircraft Carrier Experience. The history of the Royal Navy is preserved for the benefit of today’s and future generations by […]

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  • The Dimpsey Shepherd’s Hut – Glamping far from the Madding Crowd

    Most of the time we all love our families, our jobs, our friends and our lives in general. But every now and again, we just need some “us time” to spend together and remember what it’s like to be “just you and me”. The Dimpsey Hut is for times just like that – it’s there […]

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  • Days Out: River Cottage

    You have probably seen Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the River Cottage series on Channel 4, some of you (including me!) probably also have a few of the books and DVD’s too.  Hugh established River Cottage HQ in Dorset in 2004, and the operation is now based at Park Farm near Axminster in Devon. A working organic smallholding, […]

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