Some of our latest news, thoughts and the odd bit of helpful advice.
I went around RSPB Chapel Wood on Friday, essentially to see why our sheep in the next door field were making so much noise and was delighted to see such a show of bluebells. We have them in clumps throughout many of our woods, alongside wild garlic and primroses but the top of Chapel Wood had a display worth the uphill walk... .....oh and the sheep were fine - a mother had temporarily mislaid her lamb, which to be honest at the lamb equivalent of a teenager, didn't look all that bothered.Read more
The sheep have lambed, the daffodils are out in the open areas but still coming in the woodlands, the cleaners are booked for a Spring Clean (this week) and we are looking forwards to showing off our two new kitchens (Fuschia and Camellia). The valley is the same as ever, as I sit here I can hear the sheep, the gushing stream and some Spring birds – but that’s all. We are nearly ready for opening and looking forwards to seeing many of our returning and guests and meeting the new ones. Our weekly prices are on the website, but do phone or email if you would like to come for different length...Read more
We were really pleased to have raised £162 at our Macmillan Coffee and Cake morning. Many of our colleagues from North Devon Farm Holidays came to Spreacombe armed with homemade cakes and cash. We lit the woodburner in our barn - chatted, ate cake, drank coffee and were pleased to be able to give such a good cause our proceeds.Read more
It is difficult to think of a better way to spend a few hours than heading out to the cliff path to walk around Morte Point, only about 10 minutes from Spreacombe. We parked in Mortehoe and had another great experience walking past the church to the cliff and around. The views of both Woolacombe beach and the craggy coves were as stunning as usual and we saw seal on the Ilfracombe/Lee side of The Point. Bird watchers were out with binoculars and the local sheep were largely unbothered by us as they were busy having their lunch. Annie was invited to walk ahead for the photo shoot - she is...Read more