Newton Abbot Carnival 8th July 2017

Don’t forgot the Newton Abbot Carnival is happening this Saturday in Newton Abbot.
Wednesday 5th – Tractor Pull – 6.30pm at St Leonard Tower, always a spectacle to be seen.
Friday 7th – Fun run – 5.45pm Decoy Park, medals for all finishers.
Saturday 8th – Prom & Super Car Event – 10am at St Leonards Tower
Great Rotary Wheelbarrow Race – 2pm at Courtney Park
Carnival procession, the main event – 6.30pm starting at Courtney Park

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Totnes Agricultural Show 28th July 2013

Don’t forget that it is the Totnes Agricultural Show on 28th July 2013.  Totnes show is over 90 years old and is one of the biggest one day shows in the country.  Every year the show attracts thousands of visitors, young and old and there is something for all of them.  There will be exciting demonstrations, displays and parades aswell as a home & handicrafts marquee, craft tent, Food Hall and trade stands offering a wide choice of goods and services.  This is another event for the whole family that you won’t want to miss.

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Ipplepen Village Show 20th July 2013

On Saturday 20th July 2013, Ipplepen will be holding their Village Show incorporating the ever popular “Ipple Tipple Beer Festival”  The show opens from 2pm until 11.30pm and will include lots of great features such as the Maypole Dancing by the local village primary school, music from the Totnes Town Band, Side shows and stalls, Vintage Vehicles display and lots of exhibits of locally grown fruit and veg.

“Ipple Tipple” is a celebration of beer and cider from South Devon, and will have over 40 real ales and a wide range of local cider.  There will be plenty of hot food on offer and great music from the “Flower Power” band.  This is an event that should not be missed and is a great family event held in the village.


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Introducing Soupcon Catering

High quality delicious meals and freshly baked cakes ready for your arrival!

High quality delicious meals and freshly baked cakes ready for your arrival!

We’re excited to be teaming up with a local catering company who are passionate about fresh and local food and try to use as much high quality local produce as they can.  We know that sometimes after a long journey you arrive at your holiday destination and the last thing you want to do is cook dinner or try and find a good local restaurant!  Why not give Soupcon Catering a try!

Soupçon Catering

Why not make the most of your stay in Devon and enjoy some of our frozen ready
meals. Being passionate about fresh and local food we try to use as much high quality,
local produce as we can. We only use free range chicken and the meat is reared locally.
All meals come with full cooking instructions and can be cooked from frozen.
Soupçon Catering also offer freshly baked cakes. Why not try a traditional victoria
sponge or yummy chocolate loaf.

Have a look at our menu below. We also cater for
parties and celebrations and are very happy to discuss details with you.
Please make sure you give us at least 5 days notice and we will deliver free of charge
straight to your holiday cottage at Newhouse Barton on the day you require the meals.

Frozen Ready Meals Cakes Made To Order
Serves 1 Serves 4
Chilli Con Carne £4.00 £15.00 Victoria Sponge £5.50
Beef Lasagne £4.00 £15.00 Chocolate Cake £6.00
Cottage Pie £4.00 £15.00 Light Carrot Cake £6.00
Coq Au Vin £4.50 £17.00 Coffee And Walnut Sponge £7.25
Chicken Curry £4.50 £17.00 Fruity Banana Bread £6.00
Pork & Chorizo Casserole £4.00 £15.00 Double Chocolate Loaf £5.00
Chilli Con Beany £3.50 £13.00 Lemon Syrup Loaf £4.50
Chickpea Curry £3.50 £13.00 Carrot Loaf £4.50
Ratatouille £3.00 £11.00 Sticky Gingerbread Loaf £5.00
Venison Casserole £5.00 £19.00
Devonshire Pork £4.50 £17.00
Butternut Squash Tagine £3.50 £13.00
Fish Pie £4.50 £17.00
Roasted Pumpkin And Spinach Lasagne £4.00 £16.00
Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie £3.50 £13.00
Nutroast (Serves 3-4) £3.50

For orders or enquiries please contact us on:

Soupçon Catering Ltd Mobile 074 0747 6278
The Old Police House Email
Devon TQ9 6AU

We hope you have a wonderful holiday in beautiful Devon!

Preveen Michael & Sibylle Dowson
Soupçon Catering

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May Late availability

The sun is shining and perhaps you are thinking of a last minute break.  We have just updated our special offers page for May, check it out here special offer

Newhouse Barton, surrounded by Devon rolling countryside

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#Devon County Show

The Devon County Show is taking place on 16th – 18th May 2013.  Devon has so much to celebrate – stunning scenery, fabulous food & drink and rural crafts and innovation.  If you want to see all of this in one place and experience a great day out with all the family – then this is the event for you.  Headlining the programme in the main arena are the spectacular JCB Dancing Diggers – they’ll be performing their gravity-defying routine, which includes handstands!  Savage skills – the UK’s leading free style mountain bike stunt team, headed up by former world champion Ben Savage will also be performing and helping visitors to have a go themselves on a specially designed course.  With 6 entertainment rings hosting practically non stop entertainment and plenty of opportunity to sample the very best of the food and drink that Devon has to offer, this is definately an event you wont want to miss.

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Don’t forget that #Torq-Eat will be taking place this Saturday 4th May 2013.   This is Torquay’s brand new event celebrating the very best in local food, drink, arts & crafts.  Taking place between the picturesque Torquay harbourside & Cary Gardens, the location provides the perfect place for Torquay’s Food Fair.  In addition to stands there will be street entertainment, children’s activities and a cookery theatre with guest chefs offering demonstrations packed full of entertainment.  In the build up to the big event, there will be a Torq-Eat restaurant trail – where guests will be treated to a special menu offering a range of delicious locally sourced dishes.  To find out more about this event click here Torq-Eat

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Exeter Food Festival 2013

Don’t forget that the Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink 2013 will be taking place on 26th – 28th 2013.  This festival is an annual event held in the courtyard of Exeter Castle and surrounding Northernhay Gardens, right in the centre of Exeter.  If you want to indulge in top-notch South West food and drink, see national TV celebrities and enjoy family hands on activities – this could be the event for you   Why not combine it with a stay at Newhouse Barton Cottages and make a real weekend of it!

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Totnes named as one of the 30 “Coolest places in Britain” by the Times

Totnes has been named the third best place to live in the South West in the Sunday Times 2013 Survey.  The paper also named Totnes as one of the 30 “Coolest places in Britain”.  There is so much to see and do in Totnes from visiting the beautiful grounds of Dartington Hall Estate & Gardens, and the haunted Berry Pomeroy Castle.  Or seeing all the animals at the Totnes Rare Breeds Farm.  Why not take a ride on the steam train from Totnes to Buckfastleigh and enjoy the stunning scenery of the Dart Valley.  If you love Cheese and Wine then Sharpham Estate is the place to visit to sample some of their award winning cheeses and outstanding wines.  If shopping is for you then there are plenty of opportunities in Totnes with 8 out of every 10 shops being an independent.  Totnes is well known throughout South Devon for the charm of it’s independently owned shops and it’s quality markets.  If creativity is your passion, then why not visit China Blue’s Ceramic studio and have a go at painting your own pottery and let your creative dreams come true.  As you can see there is so much to see and do in this wonderful part of South Devon, so why not take a look yourself, Newhouse Barton Cottages are approx 5 miles from Totnes and are the perfect place to stay to explore this fantastic region.

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It’s Official

4 star, self catering, luxury, cottages, south devonOnce again we have been quality assessed by Visit England, and have been awarded our 4 Star Status for another year.  We have also met the criteria for their families welcome scheme.   If you are looking for a family orientated families welcome, south devon self catering, cot, highchair, cottageluxury self catering holiday in South Devon, check out our cottages page

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