Our Devon Bucket List

Although we have been living in Devon for over 6 years now I still don’t feel like we have seen half of what this beautiful County has to offer.

I thought it would be fun to create a Devon bucket list. I’ve included some slightly more unusual places as well as a few tourist spots. We prefer to discover hidden places that are off the main tourist hotspots. Continue reading “Our Devon Bucket List”

10 Hidden Gems to Visit in Devon

Even after living in Devon for nearly 6 years now we still haven’t seen half of what this beautiful county has to offer. Our excuse is that it’s a huge area and one of the largest counties in England.

Since we have been living down here we’ve discovered lots of hidden gems so we thought we’d share 10 of the best with you. A lot of these places are tucked away and can be very hard to get too, so only really for people that are up for a challenge! Continue reading “10 Hidden Gems to Visit in Devon”

The River Yealm – Newton Ferrers & Noss Mayo

On the first day of our July holiday we headed over to the Yealm from Saltash. The weather wasn’t great; grey skies, poor viability and intermittent rain. Our plan was to get over to the Yealm as soon as possible so we could get settled in there for a few days whilst the weather improved.

We’ve been to the Yealm many times before, check out our child friendly sailing in the River Yealm post.

This time we had the kiddies Grandparents coming to stay with us for one night so we decided to moor on the pontoon in the Yealm. We normally just pick up a swinging mooring but we thought this would make it easier for everyone to get on and off the boat, especially as our guests weren’t ‘boaters’. Continue reading “The River Yealm – Newton Ferrers & Noss Mayo”