Category Archives: Days Out

 Saltram House is a National Trust property on the outskirts of Plymouth. You arrive through a sweeping driveway which leads you down into a park which is free for everyone and a great place to walk the dog or let the kids enjoy the playground without needed to payout for the main house. However if you do […]

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Prickly Ball farm in Newton Abbot is a centre that cares for unwell hedgehogs, rehabilitates them and once they’re well again returns them to the wild. However, the farm also has lots of other animals, not just hedgehogs and lots of opportunities to be very hands on with events like animal handling, feeding & grooming. We […]

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Shaldon is a tiny South Devon picturesque village located on the south bank of the River Teign. It has a red sandy beach and handful of seafront bars and cafés. 1) Visit Shaldon Beach This beach is made up of a mix of course red sand and shingle. Situated at the mouth of the River […]

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It had been raining all morning, but the skies had cleared and we saw an opportunity to grab our wellies and rush out for a quick walk. Jason and I have been here before, when we were baby-free and explored some of the smaller trails that run through the woods. But as every parent will know, kids throw […]

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