Category Archives: Devon

Miniature Pony Centre Devon

The Miniature Pony Centre, Moretonhampstead, Devon

On our recent trip to Dartmoor, the girls really wanted to meet some Dartmoor ponies. While there are plenty loose on the Dartmoor hills, it’s hard to get up close to them; it’s not guaranteed to spot them wherever you go, and it’s not a great idea to get too close to them – they are wild ponies after all. We decided instead to go to The Miniature Pony Centre near Moretonhampstead, and we are very glad we did!

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16Jun/17
The pool at Andrewshayes Holiday Park

Andrewshayes Holiday Park, Devon

Andrewshayes Holiday Park in Devon invited us to visit them over the spring half-term holidays. We have only just started to explore Devon relatively recently but were so impressed on our visit last year, that we didn’t hesitate to say yes! Andrewshayes is a holiday park in East Devon, not far from the Dorset border, and it’s a park for static caravans, touring caravans, and tents. There is a park, a clubhouse, and even a pool! We spent five days here and had a great time. Thanks to the team for inviting us.

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24May/13

Dartmoor Zoological Park, Plymouth, Devon

From some very cute and playful otters to pacing wolves, and from sweet baby meerkats to full-grown hungry bears, Dartmoor Zoological Park has something for everyone and is great value for money. The home of book and Hollywood film ‘We Bought a Zoo’ (starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansen), owner Benjamin Mee lives on site and makes fairly regular appearances to sign copies of his book and answer burning questions from adults and children alike. 

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