Blackadon Blog

Celebrate the Mayflower’s 400th anniversary

Can you believe that 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of English explorers leaving the port city of Plymouth in Devon to discover America? Back then it was known as the New World. It was a journey of discovery for colonists … Read More

Size matters. Stunning group accommodation in Devon

Does size matter? It does if you’re looking for a big holiday house that provides stylish accommodation for a group. The Cottages at Blackadon Farm has a cottage called The Great Barn. It accommodates up to 25 people, over 10 … Read More

Location location location

When you bought or rented your first house, I’m sure you recited the location, location, location mantra. It’s also one we see on our TV screens during property buying programmes. As I write this blog, I’m also watching Kirsty and … Read More

Let us do the cooking

When you’re on holiday, you might not fancy cooking for your friends and family. Literally, you have bigger fish to fry. If you’re a large group, too many cooks could spoil the broth. We can help. Dartmoor Larder is a … Read More

The most handsome lads on Dartmoor

Hands up if you have a soft spot for donkeys! Most people can’t resist these cute animals. However, did you know there are miniature donkeys? If you stay at The Cottages at Blackadon Farm, you’ll be able to meet three … Read More

Out with the old, in with the new

Most people think about doing things differently to kick off a New Year, however we haven’t waited until then. We’re so grateful to Dan Cook Carpentry & Building Limited and his plumbing, electrical and decorating partners for sharing our vision … Read More

Drinking Responsibly with Two Drifters

We’re all familiar with the expression Drink Responsibility, however it means something different to our friends at the Two Drifters Brewery & Distillery. Being responsible is about being sustainable. They are the world’s first carbon negative brewery and distillery. At … Read More

Bottoms Up

Bottoms Up Craft gins have become all the rage recently. Some of our friends (you know who you are) have all sorts of gins in their cupboards and always on the look out for new ones. When we were looking … Read More

From Dubai to Dartmoor

From Dubai to Dartmoor Whilst enjoying the sun and sand in Dubai for the last ten years, we knew that a time would come to return to the UK and always wanted to return to the West Country. Blackadon Farm … Read More