The Five Bells Inn
Mar27

The Five Bells Inn

I love a proper country pub. Beer gardens for summer days, thatched roofs, views of rolling countryside, or fireplaces and comfy chairs for nestling away in winter; they’re the perfect place to spend a lazy day whatever the weather. Throw in locally sourced, well-prepared food; a wide range of local ales and tantalising spirits and you’ve got a recipe for success. The Five Bells in Clyst Hydon is a perfect example of this and so much...

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Apricot and Orange Cheesecakes
Mar27

Apricot and Orange Cheesecakes

Light but indulgent, these creamy individual fruity cheesecakes make for a naughty but nice way to finish an evening meal. Makes 4 Ready in 40 minutes, plus chilling Ingredients: 125g digestive biscuits, crushed 40g unsalted butter, melted Zest and juice of a small orange 2 tsp powdered gelatine 250g full-fat soft cheese 25g caster sugar 200ml double cream, softly whipped For the topping: 200g dried apricots, chopped 150ml orange...

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Chicken and Rice Burritos
Mar27

Chicken and Rice Burritos

These quick and easy wraps are packed full of flavour and ready in just 30 minutes. Make a few extra for an on-the-go lunch the next day. Makes 4 | Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 100g easy-cook long grain rice, boiled, drained and cooled 2 tsp chilli powder 350g chicken breast fillet, thinly sliced Half a red pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced...

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Clyston Mill Circular Walk
Mar27

Clyston Mill Circular Walk

Transport yourself back in time to a more rural Devon countryside as you pass through open meadows, small sections of woodlands and discover one of the South West’s last remaining watermills. Length: 2.5 miles Time: Approximately 1 – 2 hours Difficulty: Moderate Terrain: Hard-packed gravel path, lanes and farm tracks plus fields with stiles and gate access. Can be muddy after rainfall. The route starts from the triangle green...

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A Postcard from… The Peak District
Mar27

A Postcard from… The Peak District

Unwind in the Derbyshire countryside and explore a mixture of dales and tors, winding rivers and wondrous woodland that make up England’s first National Park. Imagine unspoilt countryside as far as the eye can see, criss-crossed with handmade dry stone walls and only broken by a scattering of quaint villages and towns that add to the beauty. This is the Peak District. Sprawled over a massive five counties in the north of England, it’s...

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