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Out and About

Explore The Countryside Around Crediton With Our 17 Local Walks 

Tom Davies some of their special features and shares advice on apps and groups to get you walking.
Gardening

The Unsung Heroes - April in the Lewis Cottage Garden

Compost, hedges, keeping you busy and suggestions of other garden visits.
Gardening

Celebrating Our Devon Gardens - March in the Lewis Cottage Garden

The 2022 National Garden Scheme’s brochure features their beautiful garden Lewis Cottage garden.
Health and Wellbeing

30 Ways to Slightly Improve Your Life Without Really Trying

The Guardian recently ran an article called 100 ways to slightly improve your life without really trying. What a great idea we thought. So here’s a truncated version to help you stick to your New Year resolutions - or make new ones with Crediton’s help!
Health and Wellbeing

Slow Postpartum Offers Support, Massage and Meals for New Mums

Having a new baby can be an exhausting and difficult experience. In the West we expect new mothers to bounce back into their old lives soon after giving birth, but local pregnancy expert Jojo Hogan believes that women should instead be allowed to rest and be cared for by others. In this interview she explains how she was inspired by traditional cultures to start the Slow Postpartum Movement and why she offers new mums support, massage and nutritious home cooked meals.
Gardening

No End to Jobs in the Garden at Lewis Cottage

As the year draws to a close, most gardeners are taking a well earned rest. But in the Lewis Cottage garden life is busier than ever. From gathering leaves and moving pots to planting hedges and ordering seeds, there are no end of jobs to be done in December, says Richard Orton.
Health and Wellbeing

The Comforting Rhythm of the Gardening Year - February in the Lewis Cottage Garden

In these uncertain times, the rhythm of the gardening year can be very comforting. Even in the depths of winter, Richard Orton finds plenty of therapeutic jobs to keep him busy at Lewis Cottage, both inside and out, such as sorting seeds, potting up plants and pruning trees and shrubs. He also suggests some gardens to visit in February.
Out and About

Favourite Local Walks 14 - A Circuit of the Killerton Estate

Tom Davies describes a level circular walk of 4 miles around the National Trust’s Killerton Estate at Broadclyst, near Exeter. The walk does not require National Trust membership.