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The Finch Foundry Devon is celebrating its 20th anniversary since it was rescued from delapidation by the National Trust in 1994

When we get our copy of the National Trust News & Events paper, I always know there will be something of interest to circle or asterix; and page 2 from the Spring 2014 edition has been pinned to my noticeboard for some … Continue reading

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Burgh Island, Devon. Flora, fauna & fancy hotels

The road to Burgh Island, or perhaps more accurately, Bigbury-on-Sea in Devon is very typical of all the roads in the south-west; it’s a narrow country road with a few passing places and bordered by dense hedgerow. But it is … Continue reading

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Get away from it all on Brownsea Island

When I wrote about the boat trip to Brownsea Island, (the post can be seen here: http://tinyurl.com/lu3tqs3 ) I refrained from taking you on a guided tour around the island itself, because I didn’t want to spoil it for you. But with the … Continue reading

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Just a quick boat trip across the bay takes you to somewhere rather special: Brownsea Island

There’s something magical about a boat trip. The excitement of climbing on board, the unknown element that you may end up somewhere you had not planned; perhaps the sea, in her mischievous devilment, may deliver you to unchartered territory or … Continue reading

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