Monthly Archives: February 2014

Dartmouth attraction to feature in VisitBritain’s new £2.5m global film campaign

Luxury holiday cottages South Devon could be set to receive a boost with news that a £2.5 million global film campaign courtesy of VisitBritain  – ‘Sounds of GREAT Britain’’ – went live last week. The film was distributed across the US, China, Brazil, Gulf States, India, and Europe too.

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Two French Navy training ships dock in Dartmouth

Dartmouth holiday homes often have visitors to stay who are keen on the naval history that is tied into Dartmouth’s past and indeed present. The recent event that saw a visit that saw two French Naval training ships dock in Dartmouth as part of the ongoing twinning agreement between Dartmouth’s Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) and École Navale in Brest will come as a firm source of interest.

French Navy Training Ship – Comes To Dock In Dartmouth – Near South Devon Holiday Cottages By The Sea


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Devon Steam Railway attraction set to open in time for half term

Visitors to cottages in South Devon by the sea often make use of popular attractions such as the Steam Railway.  We are pleased to report that even during the adverse weather conditions locally there’s some good news for local rail with the steam-operated South Devon Railway (SDR) managing to restore its own tracks after a landslip.

South Devon Steam Railway - En Route To Its Next Destination- Travelling Through Countryside Near South Devon Holiday Cottages


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Yoda the giraffe’s baby daughter born at Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo is a popular destination for visitors to South Devon holiday cottages and it has just become the home to a new addition- Yoda the giraffe’s daughter! We can give you the heart—warming story right here.

HB News-Baby Giraffe- 6.2.14

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