A little sunshine makes everyone’s garden look good

and ours was no exception today. The birds are very pleased we have finished our extensive digging for a new drainage system and water supply pipes, it have given them several days of abundant foraging. The sheep are relaxed in the field next door, these usually come over in the afternoons, but with diggers in…

From now on you will have fresh water

Feburary 10th 2018 was an important day in the history of Bernard’s Acre. For the first time we had HOT WATER from one of our three new hot water cylinders. This was a big step forward in the phased refurbishment works intended to bring the building up to a safe, comfortable and legal standard Clean…

A Birthday year ?

We know for sure that Bernard’s Acre opened its doors for the first time in 1978. ( That’s 40 years). This weeks photo is from our archive collection taken in the 1920’s showing the original owners wife in an established garden.  That makes us 100 as well Come and see for yourself. The stone circle…

Dartmoor foal is friendly welcome

This little chap gave us a very warm welcome the other morning. What a great way to start your  day. Don’t forget our open day is on Sunday afternoon 18 th March #welovedevon  #dartmoor  #bernardsacre  

The Angry Beauty of the River Taw

Today, after the rain ,the roar of the river could be heard from the top of the garden. Always a special place in the Bernard’s Acre Experience this time the awe inspiring amount of energy and power charging down the River Taw was truly amazing

There was snow when we got there today

Ok so we didn’t exactly have to dig our way in but it was white with snow when we got there. A very productive workday soon got underway, new gravel to paths, clearing up summer pruning, cut out rock for new shower room drains, we have now been able to work out exactly how things…