Be Journal

  • What's on in June at Beyond Escapes in South Devon

    in Events
    Where better to enjoy summer than in South Devon, where it plays host to an abundance of invigorating events and pulse racing activities to experience. To help you make the most of your visit to the area we’ve put together a list of some of our favourites.
  • Barton Pines history revealed during restoration at Beyond Escapes

    in Journal
    Our stunning Mansion House at Beyond Escapes Devon was lovingly restored, in 2018, capturing all of its charm and character. But what about the stories hidden deep within its walls. Discovering it was known as Barton Pines was just the start of a host of secrets locked away inside.
  • How nature improves your wellbeing and rejuvenates your soul.

    in Journal
    There’s nothing quite like pulling on a pair of bright wellies, grabbing a flask of steaming tea and heading out for a bracing country walk. Blowing the cobwebs away is great for boosting your wellbeing, lowering stress and giving the happy hormones a little kick. So at Beyond Escapes, we were wondering: What’s the secret behind the magic of the great outdoors?
  • A Double Helping of England’s Seafood Feast please!

    in Journal
    So, our succulent Devonshire scallops or gently spiced fish curry served with fluffy rice and a splash of cream are a big hit at our BE Tempted Restaurant Devon. And if you love them as much as we do, then you’re bound to fall head over heels for England’s Seafood Feast. It’s almost upon us bringing heaven on a platter, we’d wouldn’t miss it for the world…and here’s exactly why you shouldn’t either!
  • Paignton Zoo

    in Children & Animals

    Just a lion’s leap from Beyond Escapes Devon you’ll find the animal kingdom of Paignton Zoo.

    Twice the size of London Zoo, with over 2,000 animals across 80 acres, you’ll see some of the world’s most endangered species.

    So if your own little monkeys want to be in touch with their wild side this is the perfect place for a fun-filled family trip. Open from 10am every day and fully accessible for wheelchairs and baby buggies, there’s something for everyone.

  • Best Friends, Best Beaches

    in Children & Animals
    We love cheeky chappies big or tiny along with the best of you. That’s why we created a very special range of dog friendly lodges called, BE Furry-Friendly lodges. With a host of beautiful beaches on our doorstep, fabulous forest walks and pooch pampering pubs around the doors, Devon is the perfect place to share a break with your beloved best friend.
  • The Jurassic Coast

    in Journal

    This World Heritage Site has helped us learn about the evolution of the planet through its amazing fossils and geology from the past 185 million years. Quaint villages and white chalk cliffs make for stunning photo moments, but for curious minds wanting to find out more about the secrets of the region's past, this is a perfect day out.

  • How to make baby’s first trip a soaring success

    in Children & Animals
    Becoming a family is an amazing experience but taking a well-earned break can sometimes feel like more effort than it’s worth. With a new born we get it. Everything takes forever. The mountain of stuff you have to pack just to pop to the shops is mind-blowing so that’s why we wanted to make it as easy as possible.