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PLANNING A FAMILY STAYCATION?

Five things to think about

Whether it’s your first trip as a family, or you are looking to raise the bar on previous holidays, we can help. Here are some top tips and a handy checklist to help you plan the ultimate ‘homegrown holiday’ for your family…

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BATHING RITUAL

Spa at home

We love our copper tub bathing rituals in The Alchemist Spa. While we all stay at home for a little longer, our spa therapists have shared their secrets for recreating that special tub experience at home…

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CHEF’S TIPS 

Sourdough Secrets

We love our copper tub bathing rituals in The Alchemist Spa. While we all stay at home for a little longer, our spa therapists have shared their secrets for recreating that special tub experience at home…

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CALORIES: WHAT EXACTLY ARE THEY?

…and exactly how do they work? We all talk about them, and many of us count them. But what exactly are we dealing with? And with so many new approaches and diets in the media, do they even matter?…

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WILD SWIMMING IN NORTH DEVON

Rewilding at its best

Wild swimming can be a surprising salve to modern life and lockdown. A wild swim isn’t about comfort, or room temperature, it’s about exhileration and feeling alive. Every shiver and glow, the buzz of serotonin and endorphins. To climb slippery riverbanks and rocks, then plunge into crisp, cool water is a full brain/boday collab.

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A COAST FOR ALL SEA-SONS

The sea never sleeps

In the winter, when the rest of the world feels empty and lethargic, the North Devon coast is a breath of fresh air. A borderland between the land and sea. Even on the greyest days, the sea mirrors the light, sunbeams gathering in pools and shifting on ripples like quicksilver. The coast may be quiet, but the sea never sleeps. In the downtime between September and May, Woolacombe has an energy you…

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