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Kingsbridge Food & Music Festival 2014 is a celebration of the best food and live music our beautiful region can offer.

 

Yes Sir Boss blues group

It will run from Friday 30th May to Sunday 1st June and set on the quay, this year’s festival has something for every member of the family and entry is FREE!

Food lovers will be in their element , with Middle Eastern and Southern Indian food, as well as wood fired pizzas, char grilled Steaks, Sushi, proper Devon Pasties, Thai and Chilli sauces, real ale and wines, meringues, cream teas, puddings, ice cream and much more. The Heron Valley cocktail and cider bar will be running throughout the event.

On the music front, this year there is an eclectic mix ranging from folk, blues and classical, to up-and-coming dance DJ’s, Ska and funk bands. Acts include: Sam Fearon, Panda, Chippie Tucker, Hazaar, The Sheikhs, Dr Oz, and Three Men in a Wok. The festival will also feature the not-to-be-missed, irrepressible 8-piece funk band ‘Freshly Squeezed’; and next-big-thing, the energetic soul band, ‘Yes Sir Boss’, who have played alongside Joss Stone, and featured on BBC Radio 1’s Rob Da Banks show, as well as on Radio 2, and 6 Music.

The Big Jam will take place on Sunday 1st June – an attempt at making a world record for the biggest group musical Jamming session (open invitation for anyone to download the chords and music from the website and come along with their instrument to play!). Talented young musicians are also encouraged to come along on Saturday and Sunday mornings until 11am to busk and showcase their music.

 

South Devon beaches in the awards

Anyone who has taken a trip or stayed in and around the region for family holidays in Devon will have no doubt visited one of the superb beaches we have here. And now they have been rewarded for being so exceptional! Slapton and Bigbury have been named in the Top 20 UK’s best beaches in the Travellers’ Choice Beaches Awards, announced by travel website TripAdvisor.

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Dartmouth Castle Estate woodlands to get revamp

Visitors to holiday cottages in Dartmouth
can look forward to taking more woodland walks over the next five years and beyond, thanks to a new woodland conservation plan from South Hams District Council.

The council has voted to start a new five-year management plan for woodland it is responsible for at Dartmouth Castle Estate.

Dartmouth Castle| Woodland Background Estuary | Higher Bowden

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Circus of Horrors returns to Princess Theatre

Spending some time in the New Year with your family on holiday in one of the lovely South Devon holiday cottages? On Sunday 26 January, The Circus of Horrors will be presenting one of the most superb shows to date in the form of London After Midnight.

Circus of Horrors | Princess Theatre | HB News

 

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Happy New Year for 2014

Happy New Year!

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From all of us at Higher Bowden Holiday Cottages, have a great 2014 and we look forward to welcoming you when you stay in South Devon during the year.

We will be soon announcing the details of our new Art Loft which will be a great place for all the family to enjoy some fun art & crafts and take home a unique memory of their stay at Higher Bowden Holiday Cottages.

New Year’s Day Variety Show for all the family

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay is a fantastic venue for some New Year’s family fun. South Devon holiday cottages are sure to be filled with some very excited children and with parents looking with something to keep them entertained. This show has something for everyone!

Variety Show | Babbacombe Theatre | New Year’ Day

 

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South Devon to get National Park?

Great news for visitors planning on future stays in luxury holiday cottages South Devon as well as other tourism facilities. It has been proposed that the South Devon National Park could be formed as campaigners are making a case for the proposal.

South Devon | Land Map | National Park Proposal

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6 Great attractions while on holiday around Dartmouth

One of the first things you will notice when you stay in the holiday cottages South Devon Coast has is that apart from the unmeasurable beauty in the area, there is also a fantastic selection of fun-packed attractions in and around Dartmouth that are sure to provide you with fond memories over your vacation to this wonderful part of the country.

Woodlands Family | Theme Park | South Devon

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Brixham Theatre – Five Days ’til Christmas

With the cottages in Devon by the beach being occupied by families all over the country to enjoy another magical Christmas, many will be looking for something to do with the children that will keep them entertained and of course to really get into the festive spirit we have just the thing.

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Occombe Farm Christmas Elf Trail

When you’re staying in holiday cottages in Dartmouth and other locations in close proximity with the whole family there’s a chance you’ll be looking for something fun and exciting to do with the children. Occombe Farm have just the thing for you!

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