Le Vignoble, Plymouth

Having visited Le Vignoble, Bath a few months back I was eager to head down to its older sibling in Royal William Yard, Plymouth. With the day starting rather drearily after all the fabulous sunshine, Steve and I headed off on the train to Plymouth hoping that the sun might show its welcome face yetRead more

Restaurant 44, Exeter

Restaurant 44 – Exeter

Restaurant 44 resides on Queen Street, Exeter. A short hop and a skip from Central Station and the High Street. Occupying the site of numerous restaurants over the years in many incarnations, I was intrigued to see what this newly opened, independent bar and restaurant had to offer. When I was invited to Restaurant 44Read more

Kupp - Exeter

Kupp – Exeter

Gosh how time flies. I can’t believe it’s already been two weeks since my wonderful evening at Kupp. From the second Steve and I walked through the door we were greeted with a smile and shown to our table. Danny, the manager on duty couldn’t have been more welcoming. We were offered drinks menus andRead more

Rockfish, Exmouth.

Anyone will tell you how much I love my seafood and when I was invited to Rockfish, Exmouth I couldn’t say “no”! A short and easy train ride from my hometown of Exeter, Exmouth nestles the coastline where the River Exe meets the sea. A popular destination for tourists in the summer because of theRead more

The Canopy, Exeter

The Canopy ~ Exeter

Stepping foot through the front door of Exeter’s The Canopy felt like stepping through the chalk painting in Mary Poppins. You walk in and instantly you’re transported into another world; a calmer more friendly world at that. A soft piano soundtrack plays in the background and the sound of birdsong coming from the trees createsRead more

Sharpham Vineyard

Sharpham Vineyard 

Nestled on the banks of the River Dart, Sharpham Vineyard is one string to the Sharpham Trusts bow. Another being a heard of red tractor assured Jersey cows that produce the most outstanding cheeses that fit so well with the individual character of Sharpham’s award winning wines. Alongside this, and in the main house designedRead more

Windout Barn

Windout and Friends

With views to die for, Windout Barn is nestled on the eastern edge of Dartmoor National Park. This 11th century farm is owned by the lovely Felicity and Sam and has been transformed into a haven for city dwellers looking for a complete escape or local country folk, like myself, wanting a great afternoon out. WindoutRead more

The Flat, Exeter

The newest independant eatery to open in Exeter is a pizza lovers dream. Situated on Fore Street, it nestles amongst some of the finest stores and cafes in the city. Steve and I ventured out on a steamy Friday evening and took the short walk from our house. We were by Chloe Whipple (the owner)Read more