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Tour & Tasting of a Cider farm
The Cider Farm Tour and Tasting begins in the Tasting Room with a sample of excellent organic apple juice, and an introduction to the Cider Farm family. We venture into the orchard of 3000 West Country cider apples. You discover some of the fascinating history and folklore behind cider and experience a surprise 'Wassail' or orchard blessing. Bees are important to us and we tell about their role in pollination, chemical free farming and wildlife. I explain how we craft our British Champion Ciders over 8 months from sun ripened apple to crisp, golden nectar in a glass. With a behind the scenes tour of apple pressing, harvesting and bottling equipment, you can see how see we press the apples and produce the ciders. We encourage guests to ask us questions about the art of blending and the alchemy of turning apple into award winning, amber-gold cider. The Tour is completed with a sampling of 4 delicious, handcrafted ciders, all made from organically grown cider apples, from Sweet Maiden cider, Old Harry Rocks vintage, Dorset Wild Cat, to our Elderflower, Ginger or Damson ciders. After the tour, you can relax in the Cider Garden, admire the art. Please dress according to the weather with appropriate footwear and coat, as we take you for a walking tour of our orchards.
Art Talk Seascapes from an artistic perspective
An evening of art, artists and arty talks. An informal formative talk focusing on seascapes in Exmouth. Covering Historical Exmouth as a haven for Seascape artists through to modern day artists. Meeting various artists who exhibit at the SeaScape Gallery run by Sea Dog Art Gallery. The artists will be explaining their techniques and what inspires them. Exmouth is known for it's light, sunsets and fabulous beach.
Brixham and Berry Head photography walk with expert tuition
I will take you on a photography walk around Brixham and to Berry Head, a site of special scientific interest. I will teach you to use your digital camera creatively and improve your photography. There are a choice of beautiful walks in Brixham, through the town, which have some interesting buildings and pretty views. You can be a beginner or have some knowledge. Brixham was two separate communities with only a marshy lane to connect them. Cowtown was the area on top of the hill where the farmers lived, while a mile away in the harbour was Fishtown where the seamen lived. The town holds a yearly pirate event which competes for the title of most pirates in one place and this draws visitors from far and wide. The street names reflect the town's history. Pump Street is where the village pump stood. Monksbridge was a bridge built by the monks of Totnes Priory. Lichfield Drive was the route that the dead (from the Old English 'lich' meaning a corpse) were taken for burial at St Mary’s.
Alpaca trekking Cornwall
You'll arrive at our farm where you will be greeted by Farmer Emma and her team, you will then walk through the barn where have animals wanting a cuddle. You will go up into the shop where we will have a brief health and safety chat, you will then receive your bag of feed for your alpaca and we will head into the field to meet all of our trekking boys. Once you have chosen your Alpaca and had a stroke of their super soft fleeces, we will walk around and up the field through our paddocks where we have other sheep and alpacas. With stunning views of Bodmin moor and our animals you will spend approx 1 hour walking around the fields where we will feed, and take photos. Once back down in the shop you will have your Cornish Cream tea, all made with Cornish products. You will be able to ask questions and mooch around our shop and see all our lovely quality made products. We hope to see you on the rolling hills of Bodmin Moor soon. Please note dogs are not able to come on the experience. ( all dietary requirements can be catered for) Other things to note Please get in touch if you have any questions. Or enquires we are always happy to help.
Stargazing, Astronomy and Pizza Nights
Meet Liz (Moor Wild Experiences) & The Wright's Family for an immerse stargazing & dining experience on an Exmoor farm & Dark Sky Reserve. Starting with a warm welcome and a glass of fizz in our cosy rustic 16th Century barn, we'll introduce you to your hosts Liz, Gary & Linda. Around our communal long table, Liz will demonstrate the 'stretching' of your fresh pizza dough, risen on the day, whilst getting to know you all! Top your stretched pizza dough with fresh tomato sauce, an array of freshly cut vegetables, Italian meats, oils, olives, spices and salads, prepared by Linda. We'll pop them in the pre-oven before finishing on the stone-baked oven. Chill out with our stargazing literature before tucking in to your pizza. They come out one by one. Feeling satisfied, we'll step immediately out in the yard with Gary and everyone will look through our large telescopes to find Saturn, Jupiter, Venus and any other visible planets! Liz will tell the stories of the constellations through Greek mythology! Finish your evening with toasting giant gooey marshmallows and sipping hot chocolate around our warming firepit, with your family & friends! FAQs What if its raining? - we have an indoor planetarium experience projected on our huge wall The Go ahead: We only go ahead if minimum of 6 is reached. We give a full refund at least 48hrs in advance Well behaved dogs welcome only
Marvellous Mount Edgcumbe
The only authorised tour of the Marvellous Mount Edgcumbe estate. Only 300 metres from Plymouth, Devon but situated on the North Shore of the bordering County of Cornwall. We will be exploring as much of the 885 acre/358 hectare estate as our time allows but making sure we never miss the constantly changing highlights! We move on foot to appreciate the landscape, culture and history to the maximum. As the estate’s only authorised tour we have unique access to many special locations and knowledge not normally shared with visitors. This is a UK Grade 1 Listed Park with 7 acres/3 hectares of, world famous, formal gardens. If you come from the South you will drive directly to Mount Edgcumbe but if you come from the North, via Plymouth, you’ll be immediately immersed in history as the pedestrian Cremyll Ferry, is a service that’s been running since 1204AD! Once in the Mount Edgcumbe estate we will be walking through formal gardens, on sections of the 7 Km coastline, through woodland and in open country. We spend the vast majority of our time outside so please come prepared for the prevailing weather. You will be walking past a bay used by all manner of seafarers from the Vikings to Charles Darwin and all elements of civil and military marine activity. “Among all the scenes that memory could recall, none could be parallel to this.” – William Daniel Voyages Around Great Britain 1823
Charlestown Kayak Adventure
Starting from the Georgian harbour of Charlestown, this 2-hour kayak adventure is steeped in history and natural beauty. Setting off from the harbour, like centuries of seafarers, you will explore natural rock features and archways and access hidden coves and beaches only accessible from the water. Every adventure starts with some basic paddling tuition. Our sit-on-top kayaks are all fitted with comfortable back rests and are very stable and easy to paddle. No previous experience is required. Age restriction: Anyone below the age of 18 must have a parent / or guardian accompany the child on the activity. Minimum age limits for this activity is 12 yrs
Dartmoor Whisky & Gin Tasting Experience
Dartmoor Whisky Distillery invites you to come and visit Devon’s only whisky distillery and learn how single malt whisky is made, from barley field to nosing glass in our Whisky & Gin Tasting Experience. This tasting experience is the perfect afternoon activity for any whisky or gin lover, a group of friends or family visiting the area, a birthday or celebration, or would make an amazing gift any time of the year.
Lambing Experience
You will join our family on the farm, meet our newborn lambs, check the pregnant ewes and learn a bit about what happens when a sheep gives birth. We will also visit any orphan lambs, give them lots of love and cuddles. If a lamb happens to be born during your visit (this can’t be guaranteed for obvious reasons), you and your group will be able to quietly watch what goes on while Tamsyn or Gordon talk you through the process. You may also be able to help with day to day tasks on the farm such as bedding up, building pens and feeding livestock. Lambing is such a joyful, happy and tiring time on the farm. However, please be aware that this is a real life experience. Although we do everything within our power to ensure that all births go well and healthy lambs are born, the reality is that this is not always possible. Unfortunately, at times there is sadness and loss.
Electric Bicycle Tours amongst the Coast & Countryside
Meeting in the main Caen Street Car Park, A quick familiarisation with the BMC E Bikes then Tour De Lanes quickly heads out towards the oldest part of Braunton, cycling through the tree canopied lane of Buttercombe and along a stunning stretch of wind-turbines set amongst our countryside's rolling hills. If the climb here didn't take your breath away then the view certainly should! You'll experience our undulating valleys with its fun mini roller coaster like descent at Snowball Wood, with a hairpin climb and a deep valley descent. We'll splash through a couple of small picturesque Fords meander through some tranquil woods. There's some stunning views towards Baggy Point & Lundy Island on a clear day, and if you want a comfort break, or a slight detour, then the top of Putsborough is a pit stop with a view & perhaps Coffee/Cake (Rob likes to check it's still there). Then we will pass through Croyde and up to Georgeham Village, before a Valley Climb with sea views of the The North Devon Biosphere at the top as you pass through No Man's Land.
Sea view yoga in Lyme Regis
Practice yoga with Pip in a studio overlooking the stunning Jurassic coast. Watch the sun rise whilst the waves ebb and flow – and with them, so do you.... Get out of your head, onto the mat and leave feeling vibrant and nourished from the inside out. Sea View yoga class, inspiring and empowering you to move, breath & connect. Open to everyone. Venue: Masonic Hall, Broad St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QE
Ashley Fun Run, born to run
5 Km run around Tamar lakes. With a light 1km walk on the way there, followed by some stretch and warm up exercises. Starting at the Dam we will jog around the lake. Coaching you as we jog along. After navigating around the lake for 5 Km we will finish with a warm down for 1km back to the cottage and some instructed stretching exercises.
Exhilarating Exmoor-Valley of The Rocks
The National Park of Exmoor has a long and dramatic coastline fronting the Bristol Channel. Tall cliffs, craggy coasts and bracken covered moorland have been famous for hundreds of years. We walk in the steps of authors like George Elliot (Mary Ann Evans), Charles Kingsley, Beatrix Potter, Henry Williamson and will be in Lorna Doone country throughout. These artists also included Percy Shelley, his wife Mary and Lord Byron. Quickly we will be in the midst of folklore, legend, wild tales and be inspired, as they were, by the rough natural landscapes and pretty villages, often said to reflect the European tourists impression of Switzerland. This wild and glaciated landscape, torn by tumultuous, fast-flowing rivers, has been partly civilised by the beautiful historic villages of Lynmouth and Lynton which provide all a weary traveller needs and much besides. Tea shops and Art Galleries abound! The villages are only 500ft/150m apart but that distance is vertical! So, when it is operating, we will see the water powered cable car. Built in 1888, to carry people up to the level of Lynton and a coastal walk onwards to The Valley of the Rocks, a most famous Victorian tourist spectacle. Here, granite, among the hardest of rocks, was torn by ice and shredded. The Valley is abruptly ended by the entirely natural but strangely man made looking Castle Rock with its mysterious White Lady.
Visit a thatched historic microbrewery
Take a peak behind the scenes at the only thatched micro-brewery in England. Located in rural mid-Devon with stunning views out towards Dartmoor, this brewery tour combines a love of traditional English ales with a celebration of England's spectacular historic environment. You'll get to see the historic 17th Century thatched farm buildings, built from cob and stone and Grade II* listed with Historic England, and the medieval well head where our unique spring water bubbles up from deep underground. Then we'll head into the brewery where I will show you how traditional English ales are made, the equipment used and the key ingredients. Finally, we'll move into the tap room where you'll get to taste the end product. Message me if you would like to arrange a tour for any day not listed - I'm pretty flexible!
Horse & Carriage Experience in North Devon
Come and meet our draught horses, Albert, George, Joey, and Bella and take an immersive trip back in time to a calmer, slower age while learning a little about the glory of working horses at our traditional horse powered farm. We start in the horse barn & encourage guests to interact with our wonderful horses, but if you prefer you can watch from a distance. Learn a little about the horses and their harness before we hitch up & climb aboard the carriage to begin your trip back in time through the peaceful countryside surrounding our farm. For two guests we use one horse, but for more than two we use a pair of horses to ensure that the load is an easy one. The welfare of our horses is very important to us & we are proud of their turnout & condition. Our carriage is comfortable but open to the elements so it can be cold, make sure you bring warm, weatherproof clothing. You are welcome to take photographs at any time during the experience. During the ride I will normally share some local farming practices, history, & give you some insights into our way of life, but if you want peace & quiet we can do that to! We can often adjust timings & numbers to suit your party. Our hay wagon can accommodate up to 15 people in a private group. We hope you leave us with a real sense of the nobility our horses & of having travelled back in time in our horse powered time machine!