Summer Holiday Survival Guide
Jul25

Summer Holiday Survival Guide

Feeling unprepared for the summer holidays? Think again. We’ve scoured Devon and beyond for the best ideas, hints and tips for surviving the holidays to ensure the kids are never bored and that you’re left feeling in control. Be Prepared! The first and most important rule of summer holiday survival is making sure you’re prepared for all eventualities. Unexpected rain? You’ve already got some wet-weather activities up your sleeve....

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Hembury Fort Circular Walks
Jul25

Hembury Fort Circular Walks

Explore the ancient remains or defensive ramparts and evidence of Neolithic settlements at the finest prehistoric hillfort in Devon. Forgotten during the mid-20th century due to the outbreak of war, this ancient landmark laid for years overgrown and out of sight of most as tree growth and scrub covered the site and hid its prominence as an East Devon point of interest. It wasn’t until 2010 that a programme of management was introduced...

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Bystock Pools Circular Walk
Apr24

Bystock Pools Circular Walk

Journey through time across the ancient Pebblebed Heaths before descending through rolling meadows and more rugged heathland towards a tranquil pond teeming with wildlife and the sound of spring in full bloom. Starts/Finishes: Squabmoor Reservoir Car Park, Nr Woodbury (SY037844) Distance: Approx 2 miles Time: 1 – 1.5 hours Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous Terrain: Heathland tracks, gravel-packed fire roads, rooty single track and wooden...

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Walking for Health and Wellbeing
Apr24

Walking for Health and Wellbeing

May marks National Walking Month – an annual campaign to promote the benefits of walking. Free to get involved with and suitable for any age, we look at how you can get out and explore using your own two feet to improve your health and wellbeing. Of all the types of exercise someone could take up, it is perhaps walking that is the most accessible to all regardless of your current level of fitness or income. It’s free, suitable...

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A Postcard from… Los Angeles
Apr24

A Postcard from… Los Angeles

Immerse yourself in the glitz and glam of Hollywood, explore the culturally vibrant streets of downtown and soak up the chilled California vibes of Santa Monica and the coast. We’ve all been fed the California dream – whether it’s from a TV show, a film or in a book. Endless sun, fitness fanatics maintaining that ever positive life-work balance, bumping into high profile celebrities just walking down the street and a multitude of...

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A New Life in Devon
Apr24

A New Life in Devon

After years of struggle, forty refugee families are finding a safe home in Devon. Bruce Hetherington finds out more, and about those helping to provide a warm welcome. Our motto here at One Magazine is always to be ‘polite not political’ and as a rule we steer clear of anything remotely contentious. However, we were moved recently by one woman’s story of how her family’s life in Syria was destroyed by civil war, and how they have...

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