Visit Marwood Gardens


We took a trip out to Marwood Gardens on Exmoor a short scenic car ride from Boreat Manor to get some inspiration and ideas for our new bog garden at Boreat Manor. This magical and very special 20 acre private garden with three lakes is set in a valley tucked away in North Devon only […]

Restoring the Berry Patch


I’ve decided to restore the berry patch at Boreat Manor which has long since disappeared and there is nothing for it but to start from scratch. I’m planning something simple and uncomplicated using the old stone walls as a back drop and for protection from the coastal winds. I want the berry patch to be […]

Luxury Honeymoon Accommodation


Our Special Honeymoon package gives the Bride and Groom exclusive use of Boreat Manor Farmhouse.   The whole Manor House and grounds all to yourselves.    This lovely old Barton Manor Farmhouse with stunning views over the Devonshire Dales is a lovely rural retreat for total escapism and relaxation.  You can look forward to long dreamy days […]

Grass Cutting at Boreat Manor


Grass Cutting at Boreat Manor in the Glorious Devon Sunshine – This week of wonderful weather has seen us busy at Boreat with Jim and Eddie out on the tractors cutting the grass in the paddocks.  The sweet-smell of the freshly cut fields is very evocative of a summer garden with freshly mowed lawns.   The once […]

Forever Home – Ex-Racehorse Harry


Harry arrived at Boreat on the 9th June 2015.  Harry is an ex-racehorse who raced under the name of Carr Hall (IRE).   He is a 12 years old Irish Thoroughbred and was once owned and trained by the late Joan Le Brocq in Jersey.  He has won lots of races in his time including the […]

Easter 2015 at Boreat Manor


The sun is shining and the sky is a beautiful bright blue.   The birds are singing, the fields surrounding  the old Farmhouse are full of new born spring lambs.   The ducks are laying an abundance of eggs which are delicious for breakfast or in a cake and the garden and grounds look stunning with freshly […]

Winter 2015 at Boreat Manor

Why not take a short break in North Devon during the winter months, when the landcape takes on a completely different but equally charming character.  Visiting North Devon in the colder season ensures you will escape the crowds and you will not be stuck for things to do.  Regardless of the weather there is plenty […]

Autumn 2014 – Visit North Devon

If you want to see the beauty of the North Devon countryside now is a fantastic time to see it.  Here at Boreat we have fantastic views over the Devonshire Dales and between September and November there are almost invariably some sunshine and dry days. If you’re looking for autumn walks along coastal scenery in […]