Torquay Museum

Torquay Museum

We went to Torquay Museum with the specific intention of seeing the reconstruction of Charles Laycock’s 1860s Devon farmhouse to get a sense of what our house would have looked like in the past. The reconstructions of the front kitchen and back kitchen gave us a real feel for what the house would have looked like – we have a tiny door to the left of the Aga in the kitchen (where there would have been an open fire in the past) which...

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Our winter of refurbishment…

Well doesn’t time fly. We have been here three years and we are open again to guests for the season. We have spent this winter working hard at the cottages, making improvements we hope you will enjoy. Here is an overview of what we have been up to… Hay Barn Before Christmas we focussed on improving and updating Hay Barn’s kitchen – it now features a full-size fridge freezer and larder area for food storage and a new...

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