There is something just so timelessly beautiful about the carpets of blue that takeover our local woodlands at this time of year. Nothing hints of summer days out and picnic and play plans as much as the scent and sight of vivid blues and gorgeous greens. Whilst small patches can be found around almost any … Continue reading Bluebell Beauty Spots around Exeter
Hembury Hill Fort is an amazingly historic site of ancient settlements situated above Honiton in the Blackdown Hills AONB. It is a wonderfully peaceful place full of wildlife and with incredible views out over the surrounding countryside. While there is access directly from the main Honiton to Cullompton road, this entrance is both hair-raising to … Continue reading Hembury Hill Fort
Witness Moor Woodlands are situated in the Blackdown Hills AONB and are found high above Honiton with far reaching views to Dartmoor and Exmoor. To get to the main car park and the start of 2 waymarked trails, you take the Cullompton road from Honiton, and after driving through Awliscombe, turn right at Hembury Fort … Continue reading Witness Moor, East Devon
Beacon Heath is named after a real heathland, an amazing open space to the North West of Exeter that affords incredible views over the Exe estuary and across the city, whilst only being mere minutes from busy roads and public transport.There are many ways to access these fields, including via the nearby Mincinglake Valley Park. … Continue reading A Hidden Heath..
This is a fab walk for those who don't want to trek to far, need to take wheelchairs of pushchairs or those (like me) who have small children who need a treat waiting at the end! Starting near Budleigh Salterton at White Bridge on the River Otter, there are various parking spots along South Farm … Continue reading A buggy walk to the beach!
Cranbrook Country Park is a large area of land running through and around the new town of Cranbrook in East Devon. It is mostly flat with surfaced paths, there is loads and loads of open space, and the Crannybrook and its tributaries wending through. There are picnic areas, benches, an orchard, access to the stream … Continue reading Signs of Spring Trail – Cranbrook Country Park
The Byes stretch from Sidford to Sidmouth and offer something for everyone. There is a flat, surfaced path the whole way which makes it an easy place to take pushchairs, wheelchairs, bikes and scooters. There are also open areas, meadows and fields adjoining the paths along the route which make it a great place to … Continue reading Bikes, Buggies, Beach – The Byes
We love the National Trust's Killerton Estate and are particularly fond of exploring it's less busy, further flung reaches. One of our favourite spots is the amazing 'activity tree' situated high above the river Culm, but we also enjoy more sedate walks from Ellerhayes Bridge too. Ellerhayes is a small hamlet between Killerton and Silverton … Continue reading Ellerhayes – a bridge, a buggy and some boots
We absolutely love Seale-Hayne! Run by Hannahs at Seale-Hayne, not only is it a wonderful place of support, integration, innovation and employment for young people with disabilities and their families, it is a fantastic place for the community to enjoy with amazing facilities and a varied programme of activities. The calendar of events runs all year round … Continue reading Summer at Seale-Hayne
The Discovery Trail at Haldon has long been a favourite of ours and has always been popular with many due to its surfaced, reasonably flat paths, great views and play provisions en route. There are wooden musical instruments, benches, viewing platforms, dens and huts, all of which mean little legs can be encouraged to get … Continue reading The Discovery Trail – Haldon