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…

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…

We have plenty of firewood ready for Christmas

We had a great team day today, tidying and getting ready for our Christmas and New Year guests. We wish all our guests a Happy Christmas We are closed in the New Year to enable the final building works to be carried out. From March 16th 2020 we will reopen as an All Year Self…