Posts in 'England'

Westward Ho sunset

A summer in North Devon: my 10 favourite places

The first week of September still brings out that nostalgic, back to school vibe in me, a time to reflect on the summer past before cosying down into autumn. I moved down to North Devon at the start of May with all the bounding enthusiasm of spending the summer by the sea. It’s been a […]

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Pool Bridge Campsite Exmoor

A summer microadventure in Exmoor National Park

Early Saturday morning, in the midst of the long, hot summer heatwave.  A rare day off together, we pondered how to make the most of the day. We’d made vague plans to go camping since May, but the tiredness of our seasonal jobs had always got the better of us. I was working the next […]

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Barricane Beach North Devon

A Midsummer Feast: Barricane Beach Cafe, North Devon

When I arrived in North Devon in May, my sister had given me the Wild guide of the South West. In the last month, I’ve poured over it, making mental notes of the places I’d like to visit – and a careful note of one’s which involve food. After finishing mindless jobs, I suggested to […]

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Visiting Tehidy Wood, North Cornwall in Bluebell season

Every year, I look forward to a number of fleeting seasons -from the primroses and asparagus in April and May; to the crisp, golden leaves and glowing hedgerows of blackberries in autumn, I adore the ebb and flow of the British seasons. But there’s one season that I can’t wait for, and that’s bluebell season. […]

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