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Lilycot's Blog Archive 2014

Lilycot holiday cottages blog archive 2014.
Please find information on Lilycot holiday cottages news and updates, and find news about Rachel & Daryl's daily life.

  • Eating out Torquay, eating out Paignton, eating out Brixham and eating out in Totnes and Buckfastleigh.

    Eating out in and around Torbay page, now finished.

    25/10/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Lilycot's holiday cottages 'eating out' page is now finished. We have compiled a comprehensive list of places to eat out in restaurants, bistro's, bars, and cafe's in Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and around Torbay. Enjoy our favourite places to eat out in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham whilst on holiday at Lilycot holiday cottage.
    For more information on eating out in, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham follow the link to our 'eating out' page.

  • Holiday let accommodation in Torquay, Devon.

    Crab Apple chutneys for Lilycot holiday lets Larder

    13/9/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Fresh pickings for Lilycot holiday lets larder. This years crab apples crop from our community orchard was very productive, we have made crab apple and raisins wine, and spicy crab apple chutney. You may find the chutney in Lilycot holiday lets larder next season, for you to enjoy whilst self catering at Lilycot.

  • Lilycot holiday cottage accommodation blog archive 2013 Information on things to do, events, activities and places to go in and around Torquay and Devon.

    Chinese Internal Art Weekend Lupton House

    11/10/2014

    Posted by Rachel
    Last Friday I spent an inspirational day with Dr. Wang at Lupton House in Brixham learning about Qigong and Tuina, which is a form of Chinese massage. It was open to anyone and I strongly recommend you look out for it next year.
    Dr. Wang is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctor, with a Tuina Major. He is also Vice-President of Shanghai's Martial Arts Association, and a first-class Master in the Traditional Chinese Arts of Taiji (Yang and Wu), Xing Yi, Ba Gua & Qi Gong (medical and martial).
    It was a real privilege to meet and learn from someone so immersed in wisdom.
    Lupton House offer a wide range of interesting and inspirational courses and activities throughout the year.
    For more information on things to do at Lupton House please follow the link to Lilycot's family holiday pages.

  • Sherwell Valley allotment Torquay, land based permaculture design.

    First crop at Sherwell Valley

    27/10/2014

    Posted by Daryl & Rachel
    Our first crop at our Sherwell Valley allotment in Torquay. Planted in 2010 our pears and cobb nuts have produced their first fruits! Perfect for home made preserves and wines. Lilycot's guest may see some of this produce in Lilycot's holiday cottages guests welcome packs?
    For more information on Sherwell Valley allotment, please follow the link to our permaculture design courses website blog.

  • Holiday cottage in Torquay. A lovely holiday cottage with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and located in Torquay, Devon.

    Thank you to all our guests at Lilycot Holiday Cottage.

    30/9/2014

    Posted by Daryl & Rachel
    We would like to say a BIG thank you to all our guests at Lilycot Holiday Cottage. We really appreciate all your lovely comments in our guests book, the care you took looking after Lilycot during your stay, and all your kind words about how much you enjoyed your holiday at Lilycot holiday cottage. We feel really lucky to live here, and are really happy that we are able to share this beautiful part of Devon.

  • Permaculture design courses in Devon. Permaculture design (PDC) in Devon by Think Permaculture.

    Permaculture Educators Course in Friland in October

    8/9/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    We both of to Denmark next month. The Permaculture Association offered to fund six places on the Permaculture Educators Course in Friland and we were one of the lucky one's. The course is a Permaculture teacher training course and an opportunity not to be missed so we have both decided to go. Many thanks to the team at the Permaculture Association.
    For more information on the Permaculture teacher training course please follow the link.

  • Permaculture courses in Devon. Think permaculture, PDC courses in Devon.

    UK Permaculture Convergence and AGM 2014

    1/9/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    As part of our 'diploma in applied permaculture design' and learning pathway, we're off to the UK 2014 Permaculture Convergence in Epping Forest. At the permaculture convergence we'll get the chance to see if we're on the right track with our 'diploma in applied permaculture design' (eek eek), and we'll get the chance to see other peoples diploma dissertations. We'll also get to meet the Permaculture Association team.

  • Live music in Torquay. Live music at the Crown and Sceptre St Marychurch, Torquay

    Live music at The Crown & Sceptre St. Marychurch, Torquay

    21/7/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    The Crown and Sceptre is renowned for attracting acclaimed artists to its 'Upstairs at The Crown and Sceptre' evenings. Last week we were very lucky to enjoy Barron Brady. Upstairs' at the Crown provides a unique and intimate experience with the artists. It was an amazing night out for us, if you like Folk music and of the cuff live entertainment, then we would highly recommend frequenting The Crown. Fortunately the Crown's only just up the road from Lilycot.
    For more information on entertainment in and around Torquay please follow the link to Lilycot's 'entertainment' page.

  • Self catering Torquay. Self catering holiday accommodation in Torquay, Devon

    Self catering holiday accommodation Torquay, Devon

    8/7/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Self catering at Lilycot holiday home is easy. St. Marychurch is full of local traders and independent shops. Were really lucky as St. Marychurch still retains a rich variety of independent local traders and is full of fresh local produce, which today is a rarity. The image above is our local fishmonger G. B Fisheries, who is supplied by our Brixham fish market.
    For more information on self catering whilst on holiday at Lilycot please follow the link to Lilycot's 'self catering' page.

  • Entertainment in Torquay. Entertainment and whats on in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

    Entertainment and what's on in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham page now finished.

    24/6/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Entertainment and what's on in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. A comprehensive list of entertainment venues including theatres, shows, cinemas, live music venues and local festivals in and around Torquay, Paignton and Brixham. What's on and places to go around Torbay whilst, on holiday at Lilycot holiday accommodation Torquay, Devon.
    What's on in Torbay follow the link to Lilycot's holiday accommodations 'entertainment' page.

  • Torquay holiday cottage accommodation.

    Lilycot's holiday cottage garden in full bloom.

    10/6/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Lilycot's holiday cottage garden in full bloom. This year (2014) our garden at the front on Lilycot is awash with early summer colour. Lilycot's front garden faces south, so we're really lucky as we can grow variety and diversity. We have apricots on our tree this year, albeit two!
    For more information on Lilycot holiday cottages garden follow the link to our 'views of Lilycot' page.

  • Country pubs in Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and around Torbay

    Country pubs in and around Torbay page, now finished.

    12/5/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Lilycot's holiday homes 'country pubs' page is now finished. We have compiled a comprehensive list of country pubs, in Torquay and around Torbay. Their are some great country pubs to visit whilst staying in Lilycot holiday accommodation in Torquay.
    For more information on Country pubs in Torquay and around Torbay follow the link to our 'country pubs' page.

  • Water Sports in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, Torbay

    Water sports in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham page, now finished.

    12/5/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Lilycot's holiday homes 'water sports' page is now finished. We have compiled a comprehensive list of water sports activities, in Torquay, and around Torbay. Water sport fun for everyone whilst staying in Lilycot holiday home accommodation.
    For more information on Water sports in Torquay and around Torbay follow the link to our 'water sports' page.

  • Fine Dining Restaurants in Torquay and around Torbay

    Fine Dining Restaurants in Torquay page, now finished.

    8/5/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Lilycot's holiday homes 'fine dining' page is now finished. We have compiled a comprehensive list of fine dining restaurants, in Torquay, and around Torbay. Eat at fine dining restaurants, bistro's and country pubs, in Torquay and around Torbay whilst on holiday at Lilycot holiday home.
    For more information on Fine dining restaurants in Torquay and around Torbay follow the link to our 'fine dining' page.

  • Boat Trips Torquay, boat trips Paignton, boat trips Brixham and boat trips Dartmouth

    Boat trips in and around Torbay page, now finished.

    29/4/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Lilycot's holiday homes 'boat trips' page is now finished. We have compiled a comprehensive list of boat trips, in Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and Dartmouth. Ferry services, cruises, fishing trips and days out by boat. Go by boat from Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and Dartmouth, whilst on holiday at Lilycot holiday home.
    For more information on boat trips from Torquay follow the link to our 'boat trips' page.

  • Self catering holiday homes in Torquay. Self catering Torquay.

    Self Catering Spanish Style

    15/4/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    With the jobs at Lilycot holiday home nearly finished I enjoyed the culinary delights of Spain, whilst on a boys week to Porto Alcudia, Majorca. Self catering Spanish style, a great week away sailing in the Balearic's with my mates.

  • Beaches in Torbay. A list of beaches in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

    Beaches is Torbay information page is now finished

    17/3/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Lilycot's 'Beaches in Torbay' page is now finished. We have compiled a comprehensive list of all the beaches in and around the Torbay area, giving holiday guests at Lilycot holiday home, easy access to our rich and diverse beaches in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.
    For more information on beaches in Torbay please follow the link.

  • Spring time at Lilycot holiday cottage in Torquay. Spring time jobs at Lilycot holiday cottage.

    Springtime jobs at Lilycot holiday home

    9/2/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Springtime jobs at Lilycot. Implementing our permaculture plan for Lilycot's patio. Potting on and replanting the fawner is growing, this year we're introducing bamboos, echinacea, lavender, a kiwi plant and roses. The strange metal thing in the middle of the picture is Rawhides mast. Rawhide is off to the boat menders after storm damage.

  • Lilycot holiday cottage in Torquay's patio furnature, gets it annual repainting.

    Lilycot holiday cottage patio furniture repaint

    21/2/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Rachel repaints Lilycot's patio furniture. I'm doing the outside jobs in the cold, and Rachel's in the Lilycot's lounge in the warm listening to Ted Talks.

  • Lilycot holiday cottage in Torquay's patio, gets it annual repainting.

    Lilycot holiday cottage patio annual repaint

    21/2/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Daryl repaints Lilycot's patio. Now the rains have finally abated I can get on with our annual jobs on Lilycot's patio. I actually like the smell of creosote, so I got the short straw!

  • Things to do and places to go for family holidays at Lilycot holiday home. Tourist information for things to do, and places to go, for family holidays in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.

    Things to do, and places to go page is now finished.

    11/2/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Lilycot's 'Things to do and places to go for family holidays in Torquay', Paignton and Brixham page, is now finished. Go to 'family holidays' in things to do and places to go for more information.

  • Paignton Pier

    Colour change to complement Paignton pier painting

    23/1/2014

    Posted by Rachel
    Choosing new colours for Lilycot's holiday cottages lounge wall, to do justice for our newly acquired painting of Paignton Pier, in Torbay.

  • Lilycot Holiday Cottages Blog Archive 2013

    6/1/2014

    Posted by Daryl
    Lilycot holiday cottage blog archive 2013. Lilycot's website's first year and information on Rachel and Daryl's daily life in Torquay and beyond.