Autumn at Twistgates

Autumn is one of the many reasons we love living in East Devon and particularly in the Blackdown Hills. Misty mornings can give way to warm sunny days followed by chill evenings and there’s nothing better than a walk with the dogs in the surrounding countryside,...
read more...

What’s your idea of a perfect short break?

Something planned well in advance or a last minute spontaneous must-get-away-from-it all escape? As the nights draw in and Autumn approaches it’s the ideal time to step back from the hurly burly of everyday life and find  yourself a bolt-hole to retreat to. At...
read more...

Annual Honiton Agricultural Show

Traditionally always held on the first Thursday in August the annual Honiton Agricultural Show is, as far as we are concerned, a diary date not to be missed. This year was the 128th show and was a wonderful showcase of agricultural pursuits, crafts, rural skills and...
read more...

July means one thing and that is Jam Making

No stay in Devon is complete without a traditional Cream Tea so what better way to start your holiday at Twistgates Farm Cottages than to enjoy the one we offer you?  The freshly baked scones are made in the aga, the clotted cream is as local as possible and the jam...
read more...

All About Twistgates

Here at Twistgates Farm summer has arrived and the lanes are filled with frothy white cow parsley, foxgloves and honeysuckle, and the lush green fields of the gently rolling Blackdown Hills are dotted with grazing cows. Idyllic! We felt our first foray into the world...
read more...