Somersault Festival
Somersault Festival at the Castle Hill Estate is a five day summer camp of music, adventure and outdoor living running from 17th -21st July and well worth visiting in 2015.
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Elderflower cordial

upcott farm elderflower

20 flowerheads 2 oranges 2 lemons 50 grams citric acid 2lbs sugar in 3 pints water
Wash flowerheads and quarter oranges and lemons. Dissolve the sugar in the water over heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Allow to cool. Pour sugar syrup over flowerheads and oranges and lemons. Add citric acid. Stir twice a day for three days. Decant through a sieve into bottles. To serve dilute with still or sparkling water.
Lee Bay
upcott farm lee bayTwo weeks of stunning weather have allowed us time to explore some hidden beaches right on our door step. This one is only a five minute paddle from Lee Bay and we didn't see another soul all day.
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upcott farm clovellyupcott farm clovelly harbour Steep cobbled streets, pretty white-washed houses and a lovely quiet harbour make Clovelly a gorgeous day out whatever the weather.

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upcott farm cockerelWhen the chickens came back from their holiday we started to notice some changes in the little white 'hen' Snowy, she has since grown a rather fine comb and has a good set of lungs too!
upcott farm silhouette surferupcott farm sunshine puts It has been a long, grey winter but we are starting to see some brief glimpses of the sun.
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upcott farm stormsIt has been the wettest, greyest, stormiest, wildest winter we can remember.