Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Downton ‘effect’ triggers shooting breaks on Exmoor

We’re experiencing a surge in bookings based on country pursuits thanks to the well-known ITV series ‘Downton Abbey’ (February, 2016). We’ve seen a 20% increase in bookings for traditional shooting breaks since the airing of the last series of the popular period drama. Although Downton is supposedly in Yorkshire it did promote an Edwardian lifestyle […]

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Waste not, want not

One of the hottest topics around is food waste and it’s fast becoming an important issue for consumers wishing to be more environmentally savvy and to do their bit for the survival of the human race. According to the charity WRAP, every year in the UK about 15 million tonnes of food is thrown away. […]

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Give growing microgreens a go

If you want to try your hand at growing something to eat but don’t want to go all out, then why not give micro greens a go. Microgreens are seedlings, which are grown in seed trays for a few days, and can be used to jazz up an otherwise dull winter salad. Leaves produced are […]

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Escape the hurley burley with bluebells on!

Why come to Exmoor in the spring? Well for starters there are fewer areas in Britain where you can get a mash up of wild moorland with lush, deep, river-made, wooded valleys, dotted with pretty thatched cottages, and acres of woodland with bluebells. It also has a stunning coastline of great cliffs, the highest in England, […]

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