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Find out about all our latest developments, promotions and news from across the estate. For more information about any of the updates contact head office at [email protected] or call 01392 217733.



12 May 2022 - Pub News

The Cricket Inn at Beesands together with its sister pub the Church House Inn at Stokenham is delighted to announce The Start Bay Fishing Competition to raise funds for Devon Air Ambulance. Over the past couple of years the combined total across both pubs from tap water donations is...

Andy Paver

03 May 2022 - Pub News

It is with great sadness that we must report the passing of Andy Paver, our tenant at the Dewdrop Inn in Kingsteignton for the best part of 29 years. In 1993 Andy and his wife Marie were the perfect couple to take over the Dewdrop. They ran an immaculate pub (with a few strict rules!) and he...



22 April 2022 - Uncategorised

After all the turbulence of lockdowns and restricted trading it was a fantastic relief to hold our annual Race Day once again at The Jockey Club's Exeter Racecourse on Devon's beautiful Haldon Hill. Supported by our partners at St Austell Brewery, Molson Coors and Heineken, races were sponsored by...

Joan Ballman

Joan Ballman

05 December 2021 - Pub News

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Joan Ballman, our tenant at the Locomotive Inn in Exeter. Joan was a legend in every sense of the word, having run the Locomotive Inn for 33 years and before that the Mitre Inn, another Heavitree pub also in Exeter. Joan was a much loved...


29 September 2021 - Pub News

A massive WELL DONE to James, Anita, their team and customers at the Sandygate Inn for raising nearly £5000 for the #DoItForDeaks project, set up after the tragic death of local lad Kyle Deakin (known as Deaks) from Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot. A really worthy cause - well done to...


01 July 2021 - Pub News

Congratulations to our tenant Josh Pidgeon at The Beach pub in Exmouth - well deserved! Josh is the epitome of the entrepreneurial publican who is always looking for ideas to maximise his business...come rain, shine or lockdown. Well done Josh!

The Jolly Sailor

26 April 2021 - Pub News

On Friday 23 April a fire destroyed much of our beautiful pub, The Jolly Sailor in East Ogwell. We are devastated to lose this historic house but at the same time thankful and relieved that our longstanding tenants at the pub, John and Amanda, are both safe and well and that no one else was injured...

Outside Inn

Outside Inn

22 April 2021 - Pub News

We have been overwhelmed by the efforts of our superb tenants in offering their customers an enhanced outside drinking/dining experience following reopening in April. Boasting so many enviable locations in England's glorious South West our publicans are certainly making the most of it, all...

Bowled over by The Cricket Inn: Inside the Devon pub with rooms that has a seaside location that'll knock you for six!

29 March 2021 - Pub News

The Cricket Inn, tucked away in beautiful Beesands only yards from the sea, is a jewel in Devon's pub crown. Many pubs claim to have it all but few do...this pub certainly

The South Hams pubs with indoor barbecues all year round

The South Hams pubs with indoor barbecues all year round

04 November 2020 - Pub News

Following a significant investment by Heavitree Brewery at the Church House in Stokenham, Scott and Rachael Heath are driving this country inn to new heights. A husband and wife team, together with Scott's legendary mum Rachel, they are an established and well-oiled machine. Offering a fabulous...