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Rest and Be Thankful!

Rest and Be Thankful!

The Rest and Be Thankful was a name frequently associated with lodgings and inns and it did exactly that – provided a resting place for weary travellers and they were thankful to find refuge!  The history of Bed and Breakfasts or Inns is an old one –...
Christmas Through the Ages

Christmas Through the Ages

    Have you ever wondered where Christmas originated and how it came to be in the form that we celebrate today? A look back at history and the origins of where this all started takes back to prehistoric times and pagan rituals! Celebrations to honour the...
Party at The Peanut!

Party at The Peanut!

  Party season will soon be upon us and – love it or hate it – we need to embrace it! Shop windows are already starting to shimmer and sparkle with Christmas baubles and festive fair. It may be too early to contemplate a merry Christmas in October but...
All Hallows Eve or Halloween

All Hallows Eve or Halloween

With October gathering pace we thought it would be interesting to look at the origins of All Hallows Eve!  All Hallows Eve now known as Halloween started as an ancient Celtic festival called Samhain. The Celts would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts....
A Ginger Peanut Stay

A Ginger Peanut Stay

What do you look for when you are looking for that perfect staycation?  Whether it be for a few days to get away and recalibrate, an overnight stay en route to see family, a business trip, a comfortable place to stay for an event, wedding or party – The Ginger...
Join The Food Journey

Join The Food Journey

*****DON’T MISS THIS***** We are delighted to be collaborating with former Michelin star development chef, Luke Fearon.  Since leaving the Treby Arms, Luke has set up the Devon Food Movement – a collaborative pop-up restaurant concept. The aim is to...
Walking to Happiness

Walking to Happiness

  As we have just been listed in the new  Sawdays Good Pub Guide and shortlisted under the best places to stay for walkers, we thought we would look at the benefits of walking and some of the lovely areas in Devon where you can enjoy this pasttime. Devon is a joy...