Long Time since last Torbay Yurt Blog

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Long Time since last Torbay Yurt Blog

It’s a long time since my last blog! I find it hard to sit down with computer when so much needs doing around the farm all the time , but it needs to be done so no excuses – here we go. Rocombe Retreat has really taken off this year, after  3 years hard work the bookings are coming in much more freely ,word of mouth is helping with people coming after friends or relations have told them what a great spot it is, and also a lot more are coming back again having enjoyed it last time.Its really nice

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Why we turned into an all yurt Devon camp – Bye Bye Bell Tents

A big change for Rocombe Retreat. We are now a Devon Yurt Camp!  This year we have changed from having two bell tents, one one yurt and a shepherds hut. We swapped the two Belltents for another 16 foot yurt and an 18 foot yurt.We have decided to continue investing into the accommodation and facilities, after all this is what makes us who we are. More comfort and snugness can’t be bad right? We found last year that the bell tents were not standing up to the weather conditions that  we had (Even though we HOPE that was a freak

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Otters, Otters everywhere – and some here in Torbay!

In my last blog I said that I thought a mink was eating some of the carp in the lakes. I was wrong it turned out to be otters of which I have never seen in the wild before. I went up to check the ponds at about dawn one morning to chase off the cormorant that had been hanging around and to my surprise there where two others two otters happily swimming around in the middle lake when they saw me they didn’t hang round long. It was amazing to see them but having just restocked with fish I

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