Good luck! That might be a pro or a con, you decide! You can unsubscribe at any time. No idea re private schools - think there's some in Plymouth. This sounds like a bit of a dream to me. Read our story. Here are our top tips. If you cannot find your town have a look at the towns and cities that we have help people move house in recently.Moving house in the UK. Inside intel: trains to London Paddington and Waterloo run half hourly and take just under three hours from Exeter St Davids. Exeter itself is mostly lovely. See PA story SOCIAL Bonfire. I'm just looking for advice such as X village is lovely, avoid Y, my experience of school A was etc. Got a burning question for Grace I haven’t asked? Clearly label each box with the name of the room it should be placed in - such as the lounge or bedroom. People relax in traditional deck chairs on the beach in Torquay, Tourists on Woolacombe Beach in North Devon, People buying ice creams today in Exmouth, A train coming into Barnstaple Train Station, One of the incredible dishes crafted by Ilfracombe chef Thomas Carr, The full list of every drink Wetherspoon will axe, People from the village of Ottery St Mary in Devon carry the traditional burning tar barrels through the streets of the village on bonfire night. Prices from upto 6 Local Removal companies to help you choose the best mover for your move. Moving house in Devon is stressful,® will help you with free independent advice, checklists, guides and information on everything from storage, boxes, choosing the right removal company in Devon or moving yourself in Devon to moving your pets, large or small. Is North or South Devon better for family holidays? According to a recent survey, The Admiral Collingwood in Ilfracombe on the North Devon coast is the priciest location in Great Britain for this particular deal. I think this thread has drawn an unusual cohort of posters as the 'escape to the country' threads are not usually met with such distaste. Are there other places you have considered, e.g. A lovely town, due to the remoteness mentioned by Wirewiper has extensive facilities as it is the hub for the local area. By middle is no where I mean an isolated house with no neighbours. The first thing they do is buy a surfboard, mountain bike, kayak or pair of sturdy hiking boots and from then on in can be found exploring the wilds of Devon each and every weekend. By thinking ahead and planning early it doesn't have to be as stressful. ), I know the area well and, as a Londoner in exile myself I think you would be far happier south of Exeter or toward Plymouth. I live in the naice part and it has a lovely sense of community, good schools, near the sea and the moors... Can't complain. If you want to be on the moors, the year-round community of Moretonhampstead (above) is a bustling little town just within the Dartmoor national park and only 15 miles from Exeter. What’s more, she knows what she’s talking about as she has made the move herself with her husband and young daughter. Still, you don't get as good a view at other 'Spoons! Operated by® "helping you move home" - Ltd is registered in England & Wales. The service consists of social workers and community care workers who work across Devon. Don't believe them!Devon isn't a picnic, but if you are coming from the southeast and have the freedom to pick your location, I do think the area south and east of Exeter may be a better bet than North Devon, which is v agricultural, difficult terrain (but scenic) and not a hotbed of intellectual interest. That remoteness is emphasised by the poor transport links. This might include any letter where a diagnosis is written. Get the inside line on what’s unique, special and new near you, straight to your inbox across 25 counties. DO NOT just fold in a criss-cross pattern, because as soon as this box is picked up with any weight inside, the flaps will unfold and everything will fall out. I don't want to argue with strangers re things that are nothing to do with them. Blundells has always had a good reputation but is the other side of town from where you want to be. Can I move home? Not judging, just giving you my opinion- which is that I'd rather not be in Devon. OFSted reports show how the school fared on one day every 5 years. Thanks, Yes i agree,i planned all this a month ago but lockdown is slowing me down as i cannot do this so im limited... Just wanted to see if anyone had some info, insights to help me on my way. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Last year more people moved to Devon from London (5,470 to be exact) than the other way round (4,670). Do you need good access to road and/or rail links to travel out of the area (Ivybridge), or does being a bit more remote not bother you (Tavistock).