RHS Rosemoor lights

Happy New Year – 2019

Wishing everyone a very happy and healthy 2019 from all at Huxtable Farm B&B xx

Huxtable Farm Bed and Breakfast Photos

Huxtable Farm Bed and Breakfast Photos

Please click on this link (2019 events dates) for some events to look forward to whilst staying at Huxtable Farm B&B and here for things you can do for free

Such as ;- Witness our small flock of Jacob ewes lambing during the weeks of April. Easter is on the 21st April; to look forward to Easter Egg hunts at all the attractions in the area; Quince Honey Farm, The Big Sheep, The Milky Way, NT Arlington Court, RHS Rosemoor, Hartland Abbey and find the Easter chicks at Clovelly!

Other dates to remember: 31st March Mother Day, 21st April Easter Day & Bank Holidays 6th & 27th May. 16th June – Fathers Day and Summer Bank Holiday 26th August.

Huxtabke Farm Bed and Breakfast Accommodation, West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon EX32 0SR

Our Springer looks forward to showing you around the farm 🙂

A taster of Huxtable Farm Bed and Breakfast Accommodation, near Barnstaple/Exmoor/SouthMolton North Devon

Sunflower

August – Things to do in North Devon

Cards painted by Jackie

Cards painted by Jackie

Although a bit of the shock to the system, the much need rain at the end of July will be great to get the grass growing again. and the sheep will be happy not be eating what looked & felt like crispy hay!

In the good weather I’ve been busy painting producung some cards and prints available to purchase, printed from some of my art work.

 

There’s so much to see and do in North Devon with so much going on during August, here’s a little sample of what’s happening;

Instow from Appledore

Instow from Appledore

1st August   North Devon Show

4th – 11th August Combe Martin Carnival  week

5th August  Appledore and Instow Regatta Day , a day of races and activities.

10th August  World Championship Crabbing Contest on , starting at 5pm on Appledore Quay.

11th August;   Lynmouth Raft Race, The Big Sheep  BMX Day, Ilfracombe’s South West Birdman, where people jump of the pier in an attempt to fly in fun costumes

11th and 12th August  Exmoor Zoo  Bug Weekend – Get up close to some of England’s bugs

16th August Dartington Crystal, glassware company are having a gin event. They’ll be making their own crystal gin for one day only and are also offering free engraving when you buy a bottle of gin and a pair of gin glasses.

18th August the Pleasure Dome Theatre Company will be performing Lear at the Valley of Rocks near Lynton and Lynmouth

RHS Rosemoor Flower Show

RHS Rosemoor Flower Show

18th August Clovelly’s Gig Regatta Day with live music and BBQ

17, 18 & 19th August RHS Rosemoor Flower Show

18th – 19th August Bubblicious Bubble Weekend at The Big Sheep, where you can make some gigantic bubbles 🙂

19th August Appledore Carnival

23rd – 25th August  at the Landmark Theatre Ilfracombe Beer Festival

25th August the Grand Tour MINI Run at The Big Sheep

National Trust Arlington Court

National Trust Arlington Court

26th August Marshall from Paw Patrol will be at The Big Sheep

26th August Ilfracombe Carnival

27th August. Watch the end of the annual MINI Madness Grand Tour in Ilfracombe

31st August Alice’s adventures in Wonderland at National Trust Arlington Court

Throughout August Quince Honey Farm will be hosting live beekeeping demonstrations and RHS Garden Rosemoor are holding a Jurassic Discovery Garden Trail

Not forgetting that there are so many Free things to do at Huxtable Farm B&B

and beautiful North Devon places to visit;

Valley of the Rocks near Lynton and Lynmouth

Valley of the Rocks near Lynton and Lynmouth

Watersmeet Exmoor

Watersmeet Exmoor

National Trust Arlington Court

National Trust Arlington Court

Baggy Point Cafe Sandleigh

Baggy Point Cafe Sandleigh

September & October at Huxtable Farm ;

Art Trek 2018 – North Devon Open Studios 14th – 30th September. Huxtable Farm’s Jacob wool is part of this years Art Trek open to the public on the 15th, 16th, 18th, 25th, 29th & 30th September  11am – 4pm.

New this year at Huxtable Farm – Three day painting course with Ruth Bateman – 23, 24 & 25th October – Click here to find out the details

Huxtable Farm B&B, West Buckland, Barnstaple, North Devon, England

 

 

Autumn leaves at North Devon B&B

October – North Devon things to do

So much happening in North Devon this October. . . .

Autumn conkers, North Devon

Autumn conkers, North Devon

‘Things you can do for free at Huxtable Farm B&B, North Devon’  – Feed the hens and collect their eggs, identify bats at dusk, enjoy the beautiful colours of the leaves in the woodland whilst taking a braising walk around Huxtable Farm’s Devon Wildlife Farm Trail, pick apples, collect conkers, see how many different fungi you can find and more . . . .

Autumn leaves (Autumn walks in North Devon)

Autumn leaves (Autumn walks in North Devon)

 

A variety of fungi in the woodland at B&B near Barnstaple

A variety of fungi in the woodland at B&B near Barnstaple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pumpkin Face at RHS Rosemoor Gardens

Pumpkin Face at RHS Rosemoor Gardens

To see what else is happening in North Devon  this October please click on the following links;

RHS Rosemoor in October,  7th & 8th October Apple Festival, 13th -15th October Wood Festival, 21st & 22nd Antiques & Collectors Fair, 28th & 29th Pumpkin Weekend.

Halloween Festival at The Big Sheep 21st – 29th October – Pumpkin carving, haunted house, spooky castle, free face painting and much more!

Star Wars at The Milky Way 28th Oct

National Trust Arlington Court in October: 21st – 29th October Haunted Halloween Trail, 27th Oct Spooky Night Walk, 24th & 27th Oct Halloween Crafts

North Devon Food Festival

North Devon Food Festival

 

North Devon Food Festival 22nd October

19th – 29th October Exmoor’s first Dark Skies Festival, celebrating Exmoor National Park’s status as Europe’s first International Dark Sky Reserve. The Festival will appeal to families and children as well as those more experienced in watching the stars.

Don’t forget there’s so much you can do at Huxtable Farm B&B for FREE too

Pumpkins - Halloween and October Half Term

October Half Term – Halloween

So much happening in North Devon this Half Term. . . .

Autumn conkers, North Devon

Autumn conkers, North Devon

‘Things you can do for free at Huxtable Farm B&B, North Devon’  – Feed the hens and collect their eggs, identify bats at dusk, enjoy the beautiful colours of the leaves in the woodland whilst taking a braising walk around Huxtable Farm’s Devon Wildlife Farm Trail, pick apples, collect conkers and more . . . .

 

RHS Rosemoor in October,  “Animals at Night” Half term family fun 22 – 30th Oct.

Wild about Gardens week 24 – 30th October – (Wildlife gardening advice & information)

Pumpkin Face at RHS Rosemoor Gardens

Pumpkin Face at RHS Rosemoor Gardens

Halloween Festival at The Big Sheep 22nd – 30th October – Meet Jack the Pumpkin carving King, haunted house, witches flying school, free face painting, singing pumpkins and much more!

Star Wars at The Milky Way 29th Oct

Landmark Beer & Music Festival 28th – 30th October

Family Fun at Baggy Point, Croyde, North Devon – Collect a trail map from Baggy car park kiosk and look for hand crafted objects along the North Devon Coast.

National Trust Arlington Court woollen woods

National Trust Arlington Court woollen woods

 

National Trust Arlington Court in October: Woollen woods, spooky night walk 28th Oct, Halloween crafts 24th, 25th & 28th Oct

Wicked week at Atlantic Village & Atlantis Park near Bideford