As a farming county we live amongst some of the best producers of fruit and veg in the country. Here’s where you can enjoy some of the freshest produce picked with your own hands for a fantastic family-activity out in the countryside
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One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington recently spent some time in the company of a happy band of tool restorers discussing just what it is that makes old tools magical.
This summer favourite is great for easy entertaining. For the best flavour buy a small free-range whole chicken and roast in advance. If you are short on time buy a ready roasted chicken from the hot deli counter at the supermarket.
Don’t give the kids a chance to even think about being bored this summer with our guide to cheap and easy boredom banishing during the holidays
Devon famously has so many beautiful places to visit but, when you’re living and working here, it’s easy to take things for granted. Caroline Cook shares some of her favourite locations right on your doorstep that are not to be missed.
Try our ideas to create a beautiful, relaxing bedroom that perfectly reflects your individual style
What’s on your walls? Create character and add atmosphere with a finish that’s as simple or eye-catching as you wish, says interiors expert Katherine Sorrell
Discover some of the most gorgeous gardens that Devon has to offer and support local charity in the process
A railway indicates a journey – a means to your next location. But in the East Devon market town of Honiton, a new family-run culinary team have revitalised what’s shaping up to be a town jewel – a destination you’ll want to stay put
To make the pastry, sift the flour into a large bowl. Add the butter and using your fingertips rub it into the flour until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Full of Mediterranean flavours, this one pot dish with new potatoes and tomatoes is perfect for busy days
Exeter based artist Mark Loman shares his passion for oil painting and Devon landscapes
Good-looking, long-lasting and hard-wearing – why choosing a hard floor is a great choice whether creating a magnificent entrance, a glamorous kitchen or a practical bathroom
Home-made doughnuts are simple, delicious and easier to make than you may think!
One Mag’s Bruce Hetherington meets Elke Meredith-Church, the driving force behind the Exeter Trading Hub supporting local businesses in the community
Discover the story of two rescued Eurasian brown bears on this hands-on experience
One Magazine’s Jake Tucker meets horticulturalist and BBC Gardener’s World presenter, Frances Tophill, ahead of her appearance at this year’s Toby Buckland Garden Festival.
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.
The Greyhound Country Inn offers a warm welcome whatever the season
These fun to eat, flavourful skewers are great for a late summer al fresco meal and are ready in less than an hour.
One Magazine’s Jake Tucker makes his first visit to Exeter’s exclusive new dining quarter for a slice of rustic meets sleek at Queen Street’s pizza, pie and cider house.
Bring mind, body and spirit into the shot in this new approach to archery, says One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington.
A day out, whether it’s with family, as a couple, or with friends, doesn’t have to be costly. One Magazine’s Jake Tucker looks at some of Devon’s popular attractions that don’t have to cost you a penny!
Come face to face with exciting wildlife, get stuck in with Anglo-Saxon crafts and enjoy exploring nature’s playground says One Magazine’s Peter Frost
Tackling the family turkey dinner, and all the trimmings, doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Remove the stress with this simple recipe for festive success.
Enjoy the barbecue season with or without a barbecue with this delicious chicken wing recipe.
Take in dramatic cliff top views over Sidmouth and Branscombe on this short circular walk near the Norman Lockyer Observatory.
Millionaire’s shortbread is a baking classic. With a shortbread biscuit base, soft sweet caramel, fudge and chocolate, it’s an indulgent treat loved by many
Living in Devon, blessed with its two coastlines, we’re quite used to dining beside the sea, but it can be difficult to find a restaurant where the quality of the food matches the view.
Enjoy a gentle stroll through striking carpets of bluebells on this secluded woodland walk
One Magazine’s Esther Baker and family dig out the wellies for a day of digger driving fun!
This delectable feast, courtesy of restaurateur Danny Jimminson, serves four and is sure to impress guests!
Step back in time and discover the site of an Iron Age hillfort offering stunning panoramic views across the Mid Devon countryside
This cake-like dessert is naturally sweet with the addition of apple and dried fruit and is quick and easy to make thanks to the fact there’s no need to bake!
I don’t know about you, but I find songs are always getting stuck inside my head – really lodged in there.
Travel back into prehistory and uncover the fascinating stories behind some of the many buildings, monuments and sites from around the wider county cared for by the English Heritage charity.
These simple spiced star cookies make for a delicious festive sweet treat and are perfect for a lovely edible Christmas gift too
Make the most of the abundance of home-grown apples at this time of year with this delicious deep-dish apple pie
Maybe it’s my fault. To be honest, I’m not sure. You see, as someone who writes in an attempt to make their living I can get a little, let’s say, ‘stir-crazy’.
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.
Rich, creamy and spiced with cinnamon, this autumnal cheesecake is delicious and looks the part – making it great for a Halloween party.
Lively yet relaxed, informal yet chic, Polpo, the final restaurant to arrive at Exeter’s new Queen Street dining quarter, has created an experience that is charmingly humble with a modest elegance that greets you before you even step through the door.
This modern take on a traditional favourite is served with spiced apples in a caramel sauce and has added coconut milk for extra flavour.
Visting Havana is like stepping back in time. Visit now before it changes, says One Magazine’s Rachael D’Cruze-Sharpe
Take in spectacular views of Hay Tor and North Devon on a choice of a circular or figure of eight walk on the edge of Dartmoor.
Hidden in plain sight on the high street of Cullompton, is a humble, idyllic and family-run Italian which feels like an Italian home from home right on your doorstep.
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.
Turkey’s not just for Christmas – it’s a healthy all-year round option and this curry with a kick of heat is a great way to use up leftover cooked turkey meat from a Sunday roast
The campaign to clean up our local towns, villages, countryside and beaches takes place this year between 17th March – 2nd April, with one simple aim – to restore local pride in our communities by removing litter. Want to get involved? Here’s how…
One Mag’s Mary Bennellick discovers the magic of pop-up pianos appearing on the streets of Devon, the idea behind the initiative, and the joy that comes from playing them
Learn more about the historic significance of this 700-year-old Dartmoor Longhouse and find out how you can access this preserved piece of cultural heritage in a completely unique way
Spend some time in this traditional Bavarian town just a few miles from the Austrian border and enjoy mountain and lake views, Olympic history and authentic wiener schnitzel, says One Magazine’s Jake Tucker
The summer holidays have arrived and there’s no time to be bored with our pick of the National Trust’s 50 things challenge to ensure your kids fill their days with adventure.
This delicious tart with a layer of tangy roasted rhubarb and topped with a sweet almond frangipane is perfect for dining al fresco in the back garden
Discover a wonderful nature reserve on the site of a former Victorian estate in the Blackdown Hills
In line with Great British Bake-Off fever sweeping the nation once again, we pick our favourite patisseries and bakery-come-cafés worthy of a Hollywood handshake
Upgrading your lighting design is an easy way to transform your home. Here’s how to make a big difference within a short timeframe – even on a small budget
Try this quick and easy recipe to make – ideal for mixing up the midweek menu
In Devon alone over fifty towns and villages have European ‘twins’. One Mag’s Bruce Hetherington looks at the shared bonds forged and how you can get involved
Try this summer sizzler using a delicious spicy herb sauce for maximum flavour
One Magazine’s Mary Bennellick meets Sarah and Amanda, owners of the Newton Abbot café providing work opportunities for adults with additional needs to find out more about their connection with the local community
I’ve never been to a fish and seafood restaurant before, so was very keen to try out the experience when my husband and I headed out to Topsham from Exeter one balmy July evening.
This tasty beef curry has a wonderful mildly spiced coconut sauce and is perfect to serve when entertaining friends and family.
These scrumptious small Australian cakes are made with a whisked light and buttery sponge which is coated in a quick chocolate icing and desiccated coconut.
One Magazine’s Steve Fothergill and family visit some of the animal wonders of the world on a fun-filled family day out at the zoo
The One Magazine team take to the pitch for a game of football with a difference
Lit up by fairylights, Frou Frou is a little gem of a restaurant, situated in the centre of Tiverton.
You’d be forgiven for thinking that the Volunteer Inn was just another quaint, well-kept, small town local from the outside, and you’d be half right.
We meet the handy men and women who have evolved a hobbyist social-connection initiative into a wider community outreach project across Devon
Gardening expert Caroline Knight offers advice for planting ahead of spring and which jobs to add to your to-do list ahead of the festive celebrations
This warming veggie stew hits the spot on a cold autumn evening
One Magazine’s Bruce Hetherington uncovers how the wreckage of the 2007 Napoli incident inspired street art across Devon
These moist and sticky mini steamed puds will go down a treat after a delicious Sunday roast
Discover one of the best remaining areas of Haldon Hill’s heathlands
These delicious homemade meatballs are flavoured with basil and oregano then cooked in a rich tomato sauce for a taste of Italy at home
Planning your will? Then you’ll need to take account of possible inheritance tax (IHT) liabilities: who will have to pay, how much, and when.
Staying safe and healthy abroad is as important as it is at home. Take the right precautions and you can ensure your holiday goes without a hitch
Steeped in history inside and out, a visit to the Beacon Vaults is like stepping back in time.
This classic French dessert exudes the wow factor yet is made from just a few cheap ingredients in roughly an hour.
Who doesn’t fancy a batch of home-made cookies now and again? Try this quick and easy recipe for the weekend that is perfect for including the kids.
Discover one of Europe’s most historic cities that is rapidly regaining its popularity thanks to hip hangouts, a sun-soaked climate and friendly locals.
“Cooking should be fun, adventurous and inventive,” says Nicholas Hack, who with fellow chef and partner Tina King is the culinary inspiration behind Crediton’s much loved Il Casita restaurant.
Mix up the classic bangers and mash by swapping potato for flavoursome lentils and adding pancetta for a twist on this mid-week favourite.
‘Tis the season to be caring, sharing and looking after one another. This Christmas we’re encouraging people to spend their free time supporting family, friends and neighbours to ensure a merry Christmas for one and all
This out and back circular route from Sowton Village takes you through hidden countryside nestled between the A30 and M5
Just a few ingredients are needed to make this simple rice dish but it’s full of flavour! It’s ideal for a quick and easy supper or filling weekend brunch served with crusty bread or warmed mini naan breads, if liked.
This year marks 50 years of the association that supports and manages the South West’s favourite coastal walking route. We explore what makes the route special and how you can get involved in events to mark the occasion
It’s safe to say that Harry’s Restaurant has been on my to-dine list for quite some time now.
One Magazine’s Jake Tucker visits the Dalmatian Coast’s medieval hotspot famed for its encapsulating ancient walled city, seafood cuisine and Game of Thrones filming locations.
Tread along Topsham’s historic waterside path and discover 17th century buildings, maritime treasures and intriguing wildlife
Stuffed mushrooms make for a filling and tasty vegetarian meal served with a mixed green salad or coleslaw and some crusty bread.
These crisp and light pastry cases filled with a rich and creamy white chocolate mousse are easy to make and look mighty impressive!
When looking for a high quality dining experience you’d naturally expect delectable, freshly prepared food, a relaxing atmosphere and a sense of feeling well-looked after.
Uncover the vibrant personality of this increasingly popular Scandinavian city that’s perfectly sized for a weekend getaway…
Offset the bright lights, the exhilarating shows and the buzz of the casinos in Sin City against the awe-inspiring wonder of America’s most famous National Park.
Impress your guests with this easy to make bake – just two flavoured sponge cakes cut into thin strips and wrapped in marzipan
Mid Devon food and drink producers are being offered a unique opportunity to get their business off the ground or reach new customers
Since it first dropped through the letterboxes of Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton ten years ago, the One Magazine (then known as the ExePress) has grown into a multi-edition magazine.
I hate to sound like a cliché, but the older I get the more important friendships become.