The Pride of Devon Awards 2018
Dec22

The Pride of Devon Awards 2018

Do you have an exceptional neighbour who goes above and beyond? Give them the recognition they deserve with a nomination in the Pride of Devon Awards. Radio Exe is presenting the Bicton College Pride of Devon Awards in May 2018 – a collection of awards celebrating the unsung heroes that make our local community a better place – and we’re calling for your help to nominate people across all categories. There are 15 different...

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Go Here: Salcombe Gin School
Nov27

Go Here: Salcombe Gin School

Anyone who knows me knows about my love of gin. So when my editor came to me with a challenge and told me he was sending me back to school for the afternoon at the Salcombe Gin Distillery there was no chance of me saying no. Although not the easiest place to get to thanks to the maze of South Devon’s winding lanes, the picturesque journey is most certainly worth the effort. Top tip: use the park and ride service, especially during...

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The Granite Way Cycle Route
Oct23

The Granite Way Cycle Route

Enjoy some of England’s most dramatic and ancient landscapes on this ride across the north western edge of Dartmoor National Park. The scenery along the stretch of the moor between Lydford and Okehampton is unrivalled for its wild and rugged beauty that is simply remarkable throughout, but never more so than from the middle of the two windswept viaducts mid-route. Before starting your ride, take the very short, on-road descent to the...

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A Postcard from… Wye Valley
Oct23

A Postcard from… Wye Valley

Get away to this breathtaking area of outstanding beauty on the Wales/England border for relaxation, adventure and discovery. It’s always the way. You’re looking for a break, whether it’s for the whole family, a couple’s retreat or a trip with friends, but everyone wants something different from the experience. A relaxing getaway with action and adventure, loads of history and plenty of natural features to explore isn’t usually so...

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Go Here: The Bunker
Oct23

Go Here: The Bunker

This is intense. I’m on the 11th tee of Augusta. Right in the middle of Amen Corner. Graveyard of some of the most famous golfers in the world who have seen their Masters hopes dashed – or, more accurately, splashed on this hole. My mate Tony is giving me grief, telling me I’m going to bottle out of trying to carry Rae’s Creek. He thinks I am going to lay up short, but this hole is only 155 yards and is the shortest par 3 on the...

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15 Minutes with… The Mediaeval Baebes
Oct23

15 Minutes with… The Mediaeval Baebes

One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets Marie Findley, founding member of the talented seven-piece vocal group, ahead of their upcoming concert at Exeter Cathedral to find out more about singing in Mediaeval Manx, touring with Jools Holland and ITV’s Victoria. Q: Our readers might know you best for providing the Emmy-nominated, haunting and uplifting soundtrack for the popular ITV series Victoria. How did this pairing come about? We had...

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