The hotel has been owned and run by the Hassell Family since 1998. Fourth generation, Devon hoteliers with a keen eye for detail and with staff who know how to make you feel at home. Packed with traditional character and a laid back vibe unwind in whatever way takes your fancy. The two beautiful lounges are perfect for a game of afternoon chess and a cream tea (there are three to choose from) or book some pre-dinner spa time either in the pool or with one of the therapists.

The panoramic setting is engaging so bring your boots. Impressive Dartmoor National Park is literally on the doorstep and the hotels own ten acres home to a flock of friendly chickens are yours to enjoy. Walk then lunch, cycle then sauna, horse ride then stretch out. The hydrotherapy pool soon eases away any aches and pains, the massages and facials in the Tibetan spa rejuvenate.

Awarded two AA rosettes for food, numerous awards for the Spa and recognised in publications such as the Good Hotel Guide. Spend a lazy lunch overlooking the gardens, a family fun packed afternoon playing croquet on the lawn or a long summers evening sharing a bite to eat on the terrace. You'll find an irresistible combination of country charm, award-winning food, friendly service and unrivalled access to the untamed moor and beautiful countryside here.

https://www.ilsington.co.uk/

Islington Country House Hotel and Spa Ilsington TQ13 9RR

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Oaklands Riding school and livery yard was established in 1971 and has always been a family run business. We pride ourselves in the quality and variety of our 50 riding school horses and treat each customer as an individual, catering for any specific needs. All our staff are friendly and experienced and always willing to help. Our facilities consist of a jumping paddock, flood lit sand school and indoor school. We are also affiliated to the Riding for Disabled Association

http://oaklandsridingschool.co.uk/

Oaklands Riding School Balls Farm Road, Alphington EX2 9JA

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An English country inn set in the heart of the Devon countryside, The Stag Rackenford is rumoured to be the oldest pub in Devon, dating back to the 12th Century. Restored and now run by Steve and Oliver, both are passionate about serving freshly prepared great tasting food and an eclectic range of drinks.

https://thestagrackenford.co.uk/ 

The Stag Inn Rackenford EX16 8DT

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Award-winning village pub offering food made from locally sourced produce and some of the best ales, ciders & wines available in the West Country - A Real Taste of Devon!

Being located in the beautiful Devon countryside offers us a fantastic natural larder right here on our doorstep! From field to shore our menu features dishes that are unique to our kitchen & we've been listed in the Good Food Guide since 2011. Lunchtimes Tuesday to Saturday you could enjoy anything from a generous freshly cut sandwich, a starter as a light-lunch, a succulent steak from our grill menu or something from our specials board. On Tuesday night the Grove hosts its popular ‘Fish & Chip Night’. Then from Wednesday evening through to Saturday evening the full menu is on offer with anything from simple Proper Ham Eggs & Chips to the delicious Individual Wellington of North Devon Beef with Dauphinoise - there really is something for everyone here at the Grove!

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Mark, Lynn, Matthew & Kyran welcome you to their child and dog friendly traditional local North Devon pub.

The pub has been with the same family since 1975 when David and Susan Reed purchased the Bell. Susan’s middle daughter Lynn and her husband Mark came to run the pub in September 1988.

Mark and Lynn were joined by their son Kyran in 2010 & Matthew more recently, both wish to build on the strong unique selling points of the Bell:

  • Great value
  • Great food (locally sourced) and great real ales
  • An excellently stocked bar including a fine selection of gin (over 100) & whiskey (over 60) collections
  • Fantastic atmosphere which is hard to beat!

https://thebellatchittlehampton.co.uk/ 

The Bell Inn, The Square, Chittlehampton EX37 9QL

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We are a family run business based in the beautiful North Devon countryside, rearing Red Ruby Devon beef from our home Colleton Estate.

We sell our beef products direct from our farm to customers throughout the UK wishing to enjoy Devon farm fresh quality and the succulent taste and flavour of one of the world’s finest breeds of cattle.

http://colletonredrubydevon.co.uk/

Simon & Grania Phillips Colleton Manor, Chulmleigh EX18 7JS

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Providing accessible, affordable transport and services for our local community, supporting increased mobility, social contact and independence since 1991.

Transport to help you.

We provide a range of transport options for people wanting to get out and about in Newton Abbot and surrounding areas. We are supported by friendly staff and volunteers, trained and happy to help – and aware that not everyone is as agile as they might like to be. Our fares and fees are kept as low as possible and funds re-invested in the charity – mobility for the community by the community!

Wheelchair accessible vehicles from six to sixteen passenger seats

Ring & Ride door to door transport

Shopmobility scooter, wheelchair and walker hire

Local scheduled bus services

Daily living aids sales and advice (DCC/NHS approved)

http://www.newtonabbotcta.org/ 

Newton Abbot Community Transport Association Multi Storey Car Park, Sherborne Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 2QY

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Ride-On Cycling for All’s vision is for a cleaner, healthier more active Exeter.

We believe that we can help to achieve this by supporting more people to start cycling more regularly. Cycling has many significant, measurable benefits, improving the mental and physical health of the rider. It also reduces their carbon footprint and lowering pollution levels and benefitting the local community too.

Our ambition is to be the go-to hub for cycling in Exeter. Want to help people to start riding on a safe and reliable bike with the skills, knowledge and confidence to keep on cycling. This includes providing quality refurbished bikes, maintenance training and the facilities for cyclists to service their own bikes. We offer cycling information, advice and opportunities to access cycling such as guided rides. And we also take an active part in many local and national cycling initiatives.

https://www.rideoncycling.org/

Ride On 61 Haven Road, Exeter EX2 8DP

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South West Water is the water and wastewater service provider for a population of c. 1.7 million in Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. Since 2016 it has also been providing water services in the Bournemouth Water region to a population of c. 0.5 million. We provide reliable, efficient and high quality drinking water and waste water services throughout these areas.

We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today’s residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

South West Water is the only water supplier in the region, therefore there is a very strict system of regulation in place to safeguard the best interests of its customers and the environment.

https://www.southwestwater.co.uk/ 

South West Water Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter EX2 7HR

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