We are situated above the Teign valley a beautiful and lesser known area of Devon, known as the Valley of the Daffodils, there are many lovely places to visit, Dunsford Wood near Steps bridge is carpeted with daffodils in the early spring followed by wild garlic and bluebells later, the river is home to Dippers and Kingfishers and a walk along its banks is a pleasure at any time of year. The Teign Gorge below castle Drogo is a dramatic landscape to explore.
The highest waterfall in southern England can be found at Cannonteign Falls, the waterfall was created by Countess Exmouth as part of an ambitious landscaping project in the 19thc and is open to the public www.canonteignfalls.co.uk
Our nearest small towns are Moretonhampstead and Bovey Tracey, where you will find all you need for the essentials of life as well as interesting arts centres, Greenhill Arts in Moretonhampstead www.greenhillarts.co.uk and Make SW and Bovey Paradiso in Bovey Tracey www.makesw.org.uk www.paradiso.org.uk
There are plenty of places for delicious meals out, our favourite is The Manor Inn, Lower Ashton www.manorinn.co.uk , for pizza we go to Bertos in Moretonhampstead www.bertospizza.com and The Horse also in Mortonhampstead www.thehorsedartmoor.co.uk
There are many pubs and eating places in the area and further afield on the moor.
Exeter is the county town of Devon with lively shopping streets and of course the cathedral as well as the ancient city walls and many reminders of the city’s long history from Roman times and beyond www.visitexeter.com
The seaside is only about half an hour away at Dawlish or Teignmouth and you can reach the north Cornish coast in little more than an hour.
We enjoy shopping in Totnes, a quaint town with an alternative vibe and many interesting shops and a castle. www.visittotnes.co.uk
There are many National Trust Properties within easy reach including Castle Drogo, the Finch Foundry, Killerton House and A la Ronde visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk