Tag Archives: Devon

The Harvest Moon & the Low Tide

I always wonder what lies beyond the next headland, don’t you? Continue reading

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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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Castle Drogo: where modern battlements & fortifications became the hopes and aspirations of a 19th century business magnate

It’s not often I find myself in awe of scaffolding, but when it’s housing the deteriorating grandeur of a Lutyen designed castle, one cannot help but be taken aback by the scale of this gigantic project taken on by the National Trust. … 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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