Entries by Anne Tregoning

New for 2017

Our gorgeous LODGE with a bar area, seating for 18, wood burner, reindeer skins, candles and wifi is a great place to relax for all our guests during the day and can be booked for private dining in the evening, where we prepare the food and do the washing up! Raclette, fondue and Teppanyaki as […]

In the media

Brownscombe featured in the Top 10 of Conde Nast’s Best Family Glamping holidays 2016, The Times’ 20 Best UK Glamping sites and Best Wild places to stay in Britain, Country Livings’ Best Romantic Retreats, Women & Home, Ideal Home, Manor Magazine, The Telegraph, Guardian and Metro. The Tabernacle has also appeared on Channel 4’s Cabins […]

Rolling Devon countryside

It is lovely to receive photos from our guests, here is one of our favourites from Phil and Diana. A view of the Tabernacle and Brownscombe hill from the National trust walk opposite. You feel like you are in the middle of nowhere but within 10 miles you can be walking on Dartmoor or eating ice […]

Romance and history in our very own castle (well almost)

You can’t come to Compton without visiting our local castle. Just a short walk away from Brownscombe, Compton Castle is a dramatic fortified manor house with a pretty formal garden. The National Trust site describes it as ‘a rare survivor’… ‘a medieval fortress with high curtain walls, towers and a portcullis’. The castle is still […]

Our resident Barn Owl

Do you ever get the feeling that you are being watched… I was stacking some wood in the barn and something made me look up at the rafters – a lovely surprise to see the Barn Owl. He/she has also been spotted sitting on Dart’s balcony at night. We also have a visiting Kestrel, plus […]

The safari tents are up

Despite dreaming that it all went horribly wrong, I am very pleased to say that all three safari tents are now up! A huge thank you to all the team from Bond, who worked tirelessly to get it completed on time. I’m looking forward to moving in all the furniture that I have been amassing from […]

Watership Down meets Bambi!

Here are some photos from one of the lovely walks you can do easily from Brownscombe across National Trust land. We took our dog Molly who loves exploring and sniffing out the wildlife. Spot the deer tracks and find the burrows yourself this summer! Nice views of Compton Castle from the top of the hill […]