The Torquay feature

The Torquay feature

Over the summer months Torquay's a busy place, of course it's bound to be, as one of the UK's top holiday spots. But if you're…
Totnes Rare Breeds Farm

Totnes Rare Breeds Farm

Mums and Dads, Grandparents, there's lots for children to see at this lovely farm Easter's coming up and for many this means just one thing,…
Rule Britannia!

Rule Britannia!

AT FIRST GLANCE IT MAY NOT LOOK MUCH LIKE A SHIP, perched high and dry on a hill overlooking Devon’s beautiful Dart estuary but this…
Salcombe and Bolt Head

Salcombe and Bolt Head

See our photo visual feature on the lower part of Salcombe Estuary and the Bolt Head peninsular. Photography by Nigel Jones (Editor of Devonshire magazine)…
Newcomen Steam Engine

Newcomen Steam Engine

In 1921 a memorial was erected in Dartmouth to commemorate the town’s most famous son:  local ironmonger, Thomas Newcomen (1663-1729) was the first to devise…
The Price of Fish

The Price of Fish

DARTMOUTH has always been a good place to eat fish. When Daniel Defoe, the man who wrote Robinson Crusoe visited in the 1700s he recorded…
Brixham’s Lost Fleet

Brixham’s Lost Fleet

Ted Gosling recounts how he heard the story that Beer made Brixham and Brixham made the North Sea. He says that the first men to…
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