What better way to spend an Autumn weekend then in the beautiful setting of Devon. With Autumn colours in the air and something different around every corner this weekend has something for everyone.
DURRANT HOUSE HOTEL, BIDEFORD
The Durrant House Hotel, Bideford is a 3* hotel, boasting 125 comfortable rooms and a luxury spa, perfect for our weekend away
We make our way to Devon with a stop for some cream tea and cider tasting at Sheppy’s cider farm. We then continue to our hotel The Durrant House Hotel, Bideford.
After a leisurely breakfast we make the short journey to Barnstable. It is one of the UK’s oldest boroughs as well as being one of the largest towns in North Devon. Today is market day therefore grab a bargain. In the afternoon we make our way to the picturesque villages of Lynton and Lynmouth.
This morning we make our way to Quince honey farm, we will have a guided tour of the production areas, you will learn how honey is extracted from the hives and bottled in jars ready for sale. You will also be able to see the beeswax candle making room where all the candles are hand-dipped, moulded or rolled, and the frame making room, where new frames are repaired for our hives that are dotted all over the local countryside. The tour ends with a honey tasting session. We will then spend the afternoon back at Bideford, do as much or as little
as you want.
It’s time to depart Dorset and start our journey home.