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Life After Lockdown - What Happens Next?

Life After Lockdown - What Happens Next?

In truth no one is quite sure! But we do know that when we re-open it won't be the same as before, at least not for some time. We expect to have less than half of our rooms available and dining and drinking areas will have to be rearranged to follow social distancing guidelines.We as a family have been offering hospitality for more years than I care to remember...and hospitality is all about being...

An Interesting Reflection on 2020 so far from Anne Way

An Interesting Reflection on 2020 so far from Anne Way

The fact that this strange lockdown has coincided with the life changing decision that we made and led to us selling our two much loved hotels in South Devon earlier this year, makes life for me now seem even more dramatically different on a day to day basis than I ever  could have imagined! After 37 years of considering the Royal Castle and the team there  as so personal to us as a family...

Our Famous Scotch Egg Recipe!

Our Famous Scotch Egg Recipe!

400g smoked haddock, cooked 700g potatoes mashed 1 small bunch Dill, chopped 150g Strong Cheddar grated 1 egg 6 soft boiled eggs (boil for 5 minutes then refresh) 100g panko breadcrumbs, blitzed 100g plain flour, seasoned 3 eggs, beaten Veg oil for frying   Mix the fish with the potato, cheese, an egg, parsley and seasoning.  Divide into 6 even sized portions, flatten into...

Top tips for a stress-free Christmas

Top tips for a stress-free Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the famous festive lyrics proclaim. But alongside the joy, laughter and twinkling lights, Christmas can bring a high level of stress. The whirlwind of parties, cooking, decorating and present buying can be tiring and costly. Fraught parents race around during their lunchbreak trying to source the gifts for their children’s stockings, late nights...

How to Avoid Chronic Tiredness When the Clocks go Back

How to Avoid Chronic Tiredness When the Clocks go Back

It’s official, we’re a nation of yawners. Nearly one in two of us is getting by on just six hours of sleep a night, meaning, 50% of the UK population is suffering from chronic sleep deprivation—or close to it. Rewinding the clock to the first half of the 20th Century and it was wildly different. Back then it’s thought that over 90% of us were getting a proper night&rsquo...

How Do You Know If You're Getting Enough Vitamin D?

How Do You Know If You're Getting Enough Vitamin D?

There are lots of great reasons why enjoying the great outdoors enhances our health and happiness – from exercise to relaxation and being inspired by the beautiful natural world. But one vital health benefit of being outside that gets less attention is the need to boost our Vitamin D levels....

Our Awards and Suppliers

We are spoilt with an abundance of local suppliers and take great pride in hand selecting the best that the region has to offer. Here are just a few of our local suppliers and the awards we have won...

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The Royal Seven Stars Hotel

The Royal Seven Stars Hotel

Totnes is a vibrant centre for music, arts and natural health situated at the head of the River Dart estuary and in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

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