Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Love in the South Hams

I took my husband away to celebrate his birthday last weekend. My fabulous mother-in-law had the kids so we were actually able to talk to each other without being interrupted and everything.

I adore the South Hams in Devon and found us a fantastic old manor house to stay in called Fingals.

Espresso shots in the bar

A quirky welcome

This place was so full of character



Anyone for tennis?


The hot tub & pool complete with paintings of ladies with their boobs out (not pictured)


 We did a couple of trips out once we could drag ourselves away from the hotel.


Funky Totnes
Time warp


There's always time for high-tea



We also went to Dartmouth, which is just cool.


Sitting on the dock of the bay, eating a cream tea
Boats...




If you're ever looking for a diverse, funky place to visit, I can highly recommend the South Hams. There are amazing shops, idilic Devon villages and some truly fabulous seascapes.

Where's your favourite place for a weekend away?


2 comments:

  1. Oooh that looks divine! No weekends away for us recently as our son is only 11 months old but I can dream!

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  2. Yeah, it's tough to get away when they're really little. We're really lucky to have parents who are retired and looking for things to do. The kids always have a blast when we're away because they're practically drip-fed chocolate and TV by their doting grandparents :)

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