Author Archives: John & Jane

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Of all the trees that are in the wood…

The holly and the ivy are two traditional symbols of Christmas. They are useful decorative plants inside and outside of the home at this time of year. They can be used for everything from making garlands and wreaths to simply placing on mantelpieces in a rustic display.Evergreens such as Holly and Ivy have been symbols […]

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Time to clear the head and get out for a winter walk

There’s nothing better than getting out into the fresh air and taking a brisk or leisurely walk on Exmoor. There are few locations 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. Visit at this time of […]

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Valentine’s 2018 offer

Fancy spending Valentine’s 2018 on the wild and windswept moor that inspired the writer Richard Doddridge Blackmore to create his romantic heroine Lorna Doone? We’re offering a two-night post Valentine’s package from £86 per person per night, based on double occupancy. Guests are invited to arrive on Friday, February 16 for a romantic two-night break […]

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