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Tour of Britain 2011 visits East Devon!

Our staff who are cycling fans had a bumper day yesterday as East Devon hosted the fifth stage of the 2011 Tour of Britain! Starting in Exeter – and to get an idea of the atmosphere in Cathedral Yard, have a look at this stunning 360° panorama from local photographer[…]

Spring is definitely here!

We’re celebrating the arrival of spring and the wonderful weather is has brought to East Devon by having some special pictures taken of the wisteria that surrounds the hotel. If you don’t get the chance to see it in person, here’s some lovely photographs to show you our glorious flowers at their[…]

June’s Guided Walks on Dartmoor

If you want the chance to explore Dartmoor fully, the Dartmoor National Park Authority host Guided Walks which are led by their highly knowledgeable guides. A variety of  routes and types of walks are available to help everyone enjoy Dartmoor to the full and understand its unique landscape and atmosphere. For[…]

Let’s Go Fossil Hunting at Charmouth!

If you fancy a short walk with a difference, we can recommend exploring the rocks and fossils of Charmouth! Have a look here at the link to the booking pages for the Fossil Hunting Walk at the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre.  These are typically two hour sessions which include a short talk[…]

Tour of Britain 2011 comes to East Devon!

We’re getting excited here at Swallows Eaves as Devon has been selected again to host a stage of the 2011 Tour of Britain for the fourth year in a row! The Tour will be starting in Exeter on Thursday 15th September, fighting their way up some of the Dartmoor hills[…]

South West Coast Path Annual Guidebook Revamped

The newly revamped South West Coast Path Annual Guidebook is now available. It’s an invaluable guide for anyone wanting to walk and explore the Coast Path. This year’s revamp includes colour photographs for the first time, meaning each length of coast path is colour coded, making the guide much easier to use.[…]

Join Us for a Woodland Walk!

As spring gets truly underway, The Woodland Trust is encouraging us to make the most of the woods and forests around us. And one thing we have plenty of in Devon and Dorset is woods! For instance, not far away are Stoke Woods (near Exeter) which is an ancient woodland that has witnessed Roman[…]

We’ve changed! (well, on the outside anyway!)

2011 is going to be an exciting year for Swallows Eaves Hotel = we’ve lots of things happening, both inside and out (and we’ll keep you updated as everything happens!). Our first change is we’ve given our exterior a face lift – let us know what you think!!    

The Stop Line Way is coming through Colyford!

The Stop Line Way is a long distance route that has been designed for walkers and cyclists to run north-south across the south west peninsula, from Seaton to Weston-Super-Mare.  The project is named after the World War II stop line, which was the British line of defence against a Nazi[…]