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Autumn in South Hams

As I sit looking out on the dull and murky suburban  November it seems  impossible that a few weeks ago I was enjoying the enchantment that only comes with the unpredicable October from the late warmth to the howling gales and massive waves. 2018 has seen...

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A day out in Dartmouth

The park and ride high on the hill above Dartmouth is the usual way to arrive for a day out especially busy days like  the autumn food fayre or the summer bank holiday regatta. This also gives you the first view of the beautiful town with its...

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Lets try something new – Paddle boarding !

Just take the first step ! I use this expression all the time within my everyday life with the athletes I coach and my own children and family. Paddle boarding has been on our to do list for ages and rather than just talk about it I took the first step and...

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Totnes to Buckfastleigh on the steam train

Many of us visiting Beesands are very happy staying close to the sea and all the wonderful things close to home but some of you may like us need to take trips to the station at Totnes to drop off various family members catching the train back to London,...

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Salcombe Gin School

2018 what a beautiful summer . Seven days on the beach at Beesands would have been just lovely but I was determined to experiment with some excursions we hadn’t done before or at least that we hadn’t done for a while . With the current craze on gin I thought the best...

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A day out visiting Salcombe

A lovely way to visit Salcombe is by catching the boat from nearby Kingsbridge details of the times can be found by visiting the tourist office or looking online. Last week we enjoyed a beautiful sunny trip down the estuary looking at all the impressive properties ,...

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Birdwatching in Beesands

Devon Birds entered an agreement with the local landowner in 1996 to build a wheelchair accessible hide on the south side of Beesands Ley. This provides excellent views across the whole 12 ha...

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Runs and walks along the coast path.

Why do I love Beesands and Start Bay?  It could be  the wonderful food at the Cricket and Britannia , a cold pint or gin and tonic listening to the soothing sound of the waves, always finding someone to chat to but probably the thing I love most is the coast path....

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Fascination with all things Hallsands and Beesands

I live in the the Roman city of Verulamium otherwise known as St Albans steeped with history . Yes ,I have much to learn about Roman history but it is the history of Hallsands and Beesands which absolutely fascinates me . Whether it be the Trout sisters building their...

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