West Down Guest House - Newsletter

Stunning Variety of Feathered Friends at West Down

A recent guest to West Down, Ken Hutchinson was kind enough to take some

pictures of the amazing range of birds visiting West Down for their own version
of Bed & Breakfast.


Thank you Ken


Coal Tit visiting West Down Guest HouseBlue Tit visiting West Down Guest HouseGoldfinch visiting West Down Guest House

Great Tit visiting West Down Guest House

Pheasant visiting West Down Guest HouseSiskin visiting West Down Guest House

Robin visiting West Down Guest HouseWoodpecker visiting West Down Guest House

Didn't They Do Well !!

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Roger and Brenda have just come back from London having been
awarded the Friendliest B&B in Devon award by the AA and making
the final 25 in the country out of over 2600 B&B's inspected by the AA.


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Brenda and Roger Savery from West Down Farm Guest House are flying the

flag for Devon as a finalist in the AA’s Friendliest Bed and Breakfast of the

Year 2013. This is a great achievement for West Down Farm which is one of

25 finalists shortlisted from over 2,600 bed & breakfasts inspected by the AA.

All the finalists have been nominated by the AA’s Hotel Inspectors and the

winning B&B will be awarded the coveted title.


The West Down citation reads

Situated between South Molton and Torrington, West Down Farm is a beautiful
16 th Century farmhouse set in stunning countryside. Guests receive a genuine warm welcome

and Brenda is always on hand to answer any questions, suggest places to visit and

provide wonderful home cooked, and often home grown, meals. The four guest rooms

all provide an excellent standard of accommodation even for the less mobile.

Speaking of her nomination for AA’s Friendliest B&B Brenda said,

“I strongly believe that I am lucky to live in such a beautiful place and I genuinely

love to welcome guests to our home.”



Cakes and Beds Ready

It has been a very busy time for Brenda, Roger & Family.

In between spring cleaning, maintaining gardens and
grounds and welcoming guests new bedding has installed.


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A batch of sumptious fresh cakes have been cooked ready
for the next guests to be welcomed to West Down.


Home baking at West Down Guest House


Spring Day at RHS Rosemoor

A beautiful hour out this afternoon to RHS Garden Rosemoor which is an easy ten minute drive down the road.

These gardens are highly recommended to guests to West Down for any season due to the tremendous range of shrubs and plants.

There is always something to see and marvel at whatever the season. 

Daffodils at RosemoorRosemoor Herb GardenSpring borders at Rosemoor GardensWandering in Rosemoors gardens

Afternoon baking at West Down


Afternoon baking at West Down, oat cookies, amaretti after dinner biscuits and Easter biscuits.

Smells lovely ready for new guest arrivals.