Sometimes it looks as if nothing is happening.

When you look over our fence it usually looks the same from one week to the next. Perhaps the sheep are in, kindly keeping our grass in check or the Foxgloves are in flower. Recently a series of holes and trenches have appeared in order to locate pipes and cables prior to more building work…

Still getting ready to be ready for you again.

We thought you would like to know what’s happening behind our doors, which are now closed. Yes things around us have stopped and people and companies that are due to give us completion certificates are closed. The application for the payment of a £20k Dartmoor Leaf grant has also come to a halt, unable to…

Planting for the future

Today was a good planting day. We took the opportunity to replace the 9 trees we have lost to age, disease and high winds in the recent years. Our replanting programme now totals 17 new trees with native species that are know to survive the Dartmoor climate. Betula Albosinensis Fascination (orange birch) Betula pendula (silver…

Getting back online

After months of wrangling we are hopeful of getting back on line very shortly now as BT Openreach have now succeeded in installing the new cable ducting. We are now just waiting for another team to pull a new cable in.

Excellent Team Work Today

After a Christmas break our builders P H J Dennis & Sons certainly managed to work off any Christmas excess lifting the large heavy timber ridge beam into position. #bernardsacre. # enlargedentrancelobby. #willgivealoverlywelcome

Belstone looking so good today

It was warm pleasant winter walking weather in Belstone today. The Christmas tree on the village green is not only cheerful but a tribute to craftsmanship to the gentleman who carefully tied the tree to the granite village pillar stone. Why not book early for you 2020 New Year stay at Bernard’s Acre, located right…