Some of our latest news, thoughts and the odd bit of helpful advice.
It actually seems like Spring. . The primroses and remaining daffodils are a picture both in the woods and alongside some of the tracks and the bluebells are just starting to come out in the warmer areas. We had our Visit England quality inspection yesterday and were pleased to retain our 3 star grading, certainly the feedback that we got from our Easter guests was again good. So now we have a quieter period to take stock before the May Bank Holiday arrivals with its weekenders. One party tell me that they are looking forwards to some long walks followed by a Fish and Chip dinner at Squires...Read more
....the little blue coat. The lambs are starting to go outside and guess what the lucky ones are wearing? Sheep and lambs are well equipped for the cold weather, but the little ones don't much like the "cold and wet" combination, so, as this February weather has been changeable, we are keeping the lambs in until a couple of consecutive good weather days are forecast and then as an extra precaution the smaller lambs are dressed in the "little blue number".Read more
We hope that you like our "New Look" website - we've been working hard on it this winter. We're rather pleased with it and believe that with all the extra pictures it allows us to show off both Spreacombe and the wider North Devon area to their best effect - its also "responsive", meaning that it works well on a phone and tablet as well as the traditional pc - definitely a 2016 requirement. Also on the technological front, many of you will have noticed that we had Wi-Fi installed at the cottages last year. I refer to it as "rural" Wi-Fi ; we are definitely not in a fibre optic area but...Read more
We've the been pleased to welcome some new and returning guests and are delighted that the sun keeps puttig in an appearance. Henry Hare, (or is it Henrietta?) thinks he can't be seen - Spotted early evening in the meadow - one of his favourite haunts. The sheep and peacock are somewhat less discrete.Read more