Bees visiting wild flowers at Devon farm B&B

August – Insects and wild flower meadows

Bees visiting wild flowers at Devon farm B&B

Bees visiting wild flowers at Devon farm B&B

 

 

 

The insects are enjoying the August sunshine, busy visiting the meadow wild flowers at Huxtable Farm B&B, North Devon near Exmoor.

 

 

Bella enjoying the long meadow grass

Bella enjoying the long meadow grass

 

 

Bella, the springer spaniel is also enjoying racing through the long meadow grass.

 

 

 

A variety of wildlife at Huxtable Farm B&B, Devon

A variety of wildlife at Huxtable Farm B&B, Devon

 

 

The variety of wildlife is beautiful, from fungi to dragonflies

 

 

 

 

 

Events to look forward to in the area;

Woollen Woods at National Trust Arlington Court 27th August – 30th October.

North Devon Art Trek 10 – 25th September

Hidden Dunster Guided walk 14th September & other Exmoor National Park Events

Exmoors Bats at Simonsbath 17th September

Appledore book festival 23rd September – 2nd October

RHS Rosemoor Gardens Events

 

Blackberries at Huxtable Farm B&B, North Devon near Exmoor

August – Foraging wild food for free!

Foraging at Huxtable Farm B&B, North Devon, near Exmoor

Foraging at Huxtable Farm B&B, North Devon, near Exmoor

 

Foraging blackberries, elderberries, hazelnuts, wild mushrooms & apples to name a few of the wonderful foods we can gather at this time of year from the hedges and around the fields at Huxtable Farm B&B.

Gatekeeper butterfly at Huxtable Farm B&B

Foraging at Huxtable Farm B&B, North Devon, near Exmoor

A wide variety of moths and butterflies visiting the farm can also be seen during August in addition to seeing bats fly around the courtyard at dusk.

Click to see what ‘Things you can do for free at Huxtable Farm’ or to find out what’s going on in the local area within the next few weeks please click here and on the following links;

RHS Rosemoor Gardens – Rocket Science

National Trust Arlington Court – Summer family fun

Exmoor Zoo

The Big Sheep – See Peppa Pig

We all look forward to welcoming you to Huxtable Farm and Bella, the springer spaniel to showing you around ‘Huxtable Farm’s Devon Wildlife Farm Trail’