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Pizza followed by Summer Sunset

Its been difficult not to take a good sunset photograph this summer. This partiucular shot was taken in Ilfracombe, by the Landmark theatre, after we had been to Giovanni and Lucca's Italian resaturant for pizza with friends.  If you want good authentic Italian pasta and pizza this is the best place that I know in our area of North Devon.  On another recent evening we went to Barricaine Beach, Woolacombe and enjoyed another great Sri Lankan curry. The curries are served from the beach hut and you sit on the beach to eat them, bringing your own wine if required.  We went back to Marine Drive ...

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Croyde Scrumptious Trail

We completed the Croyde Scrumptious Trail last weekend. 10 miles walk (or run) around our beautiful countryside, over 10 stops to sample local food and drink and money raised for "over and above" a local hospital charity. This stunning view was snapped above Putsborough Beach, looking towards Baggy Point. 

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Getting some shade

We feel so pleased for our guests that both Bank Holidays in May have been super weather.  On 7th May we had a large group that took 2 cottages and were able to push the outdoor tables together to eat leisurely breakfasts outside over their entire long weekend break.   This week we have some individual bookings and a group over 3 cottages. The group booking have also booked the Old Barn so that they have a larger space for joining together and to where they have even retreated for shade and cool.  The peacock in in full plumage ; look hard you can see him in one of his shady spots;  perhaps...

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Photo of Putsborough Beach

New Year's Walk

We would like to wish you a Happy 2018  from the team at Spreacombe.  I'm attaching this photo that our friend Archie took on New Year's Day. We parked behind the sand dunes at Woolacombe and walked to Putsborough along the beach to blow the cobwebs of the previous year away.  After a round of hot chocolates and coffees in the Putsborough beach cafe we walked back to the cars along the more sheltered bridleway within the dunes. Dogs and humans all felt well exercised and relaxed.   We would love to see you back here again this year, we open at Easter,  but hope that your holidays, wherever...

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