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RSPB survey shows South Devon gardens top ten birds

The RSPB have been conducting a study that has included the population of birds and other wildlife in South Devon. Have you seen any of these beautiful birds while staying at South Devon holiday cottages? The study used as many as 11,000 Devon birdwatchers to take part in this year’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.

Goldfinch- South Devon Wildlife Survey With The RSPB- Near South Devon Holiday Cottages

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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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Paignton Zoo’s Monkeys swap bananas for brussels

If you have ever been on luxury holiday cottages in Devon and taken a trip to the zoo you would have more than likely seen monkeys eating bananas. Well not anymore! Monkeys at Paignton zoo have now been banned from eating that tasty fruit – because they are too unhealthy.

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6 of the best places to eat in Dartmouth

Dartmouth is famous for being a quaint and picturesque setting on the western bank of the estuary of the River Dart. Lying within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the town of Dartmouth has plenty to offer for hungry visitors. There’s not just a fine selection of different holiday cottages in Dartmouth but restaurants and bistro’s for visitors to enjoy too. Here’s six of the best.

Taylor's | Restaurant | Dartmouth

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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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