Travels with my dad: a bothy-to-bothy hike in north Devon

The writer is keen to try a hiking route between two of the National Trust’s new camping bothies in north Devon, but is unsure how her recently retired father will take to staying in a ‘stone tent’

Tarka at 90: hot on the otter trail in Devon

Kari Herbert follows in the footsteps of Henry Williamson, 90 years after he published Tarka the Otter. No otters put in an appearance, but the pristine woods and riverbanks are reward enough

Take the kids to … Powderham Castle, Kenton, south Devon

This 600-year-old castle is full of fascinating history, but for kids it’s all about being outside, from interactive shows to a pets’ corner, woodland trails and a deer safari

20 trips in the southwest of England

The South-west of England is slowly recovering from the battering it took from the weather in the first three months of 2014 – here are 20 ideas for trips in Somerset, Devon, and Cornwall.

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/apr/04/top-20-holidays-somerset-devon-cornwall