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Autumn colour at The National Arboretum, Westonbirt, Tetbury, Gloucestershire – Perfect for a Cotswold cottage day out

 

During the October school half term we  stayed in a lovely Cotswold cottage and visited Westonbirt, The National Arboretum.  With over 17 miles of forest walks, glorious colour from 16,000 trees (2,500 different species) it is a lovely day out even on a cooler day.

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Book in Advance for the Okehampton Show in Devon, 9th August 2012

Okehampton ShowIf you are heading to Devon this August take a trip to the Okehampton Show, one of Devon’s largest agricultural shows and a great day out for all the family.

in 2012 the action-packed Show Ring will have Carriage Driving Displays, Terrier Racing, Parade of Hounds, Vintage Vehicle Parade (Vintage and Classic cars and motorcycles, steam engines) and lots more.

Plus all this will be going on at the Show…

  • Children’s activities
  • Horse & Livestock Classes
  • Poultry & Rabbit Shows
  • Craft Marquee (exhibition of crafts for sale including cards, hand painted mirrors, wood craft, jewellery and more)
  • Over 300 Trade stands
  • Devon Food Hall (Devon, local food, say no more!)
  • Ferret & Terrier Racing
  • Okehampton ShowFun Dog Show
  • Gundog Displays
  • Morris Dancers
  • Falconry Display
  • Mountain Bike Displays

It is sure to be a great day out and while tickets are fairly priced you can get a discount for booking in advance so it is worth getting them now.

Find out more about the Show, link to the website and booking information here… Okehampton Show Devon

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