Celebrating 40 years 1977 - 2017

History

Wolford Chapel, Dunkeswell - a little piece of Canada in the middle of Devon.  Click here to see what the Ontario Heritage Trust have to say.
www.wolfordchapel.co.uk

Wolford Chapel is the burial place of John Graves Simcoe, the first lieutenant governor of Upper Canada. It is the property of the Canadian province of Ontario, and flies the Flag of Canada despite being in the English countryside.

Blackdown Hills Metal Makers - there is a long history of iron working in the Blackdown Hills, from the Iron Age to Medieval Times and this has helped shape the landscape and may have given the area its name.  Find out more here - Blackdown Hills Metal Makers

Cullompton Cloth Trail - There is a long history of cloth and clothing production in settlements and mills using water power along the Culm - Cullompton Cloth Trail (leaflet available online)

Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme – a 200 year old spinning mill still producing worsted knitting yarn
www.coldharbourmill.org.uk

Killerton House – our nearest National Trust property with a lovely park and annual costume exhibition

Knightshayes – also not far away.  A fascinating Victorian country house with beautiful gardens and a working kitchen garden

A La Ronde – near the sandy beaches of Exmouth.  A unique 16-sided house with interesting contents

Castle Drogo – the last castle to be built in England and set above the Teign gorge
www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Exeter Cathedral

Tucker’s Maltings – England’s only traditional working malthouse open to the public
www.tuckersmaltings.com

Beer Quarry Caves – near the beautiful Jurassic coast, tour the vast underground caverns created by the quarrying of Beer stone
www.beerquarrycaves.fsnet.co.uk

Bygones – bringing the past alive
www.bygones.co.uk

Morwellham – where history comes to life on the edge of the river Tamar
www.morwellham-quay.co.uk