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Father’s Day 2017 in Devon: Gift Ideas and Free Events

We’ve listed some Devon-themed Father’s Day gifts and ideas for things to do in Devon this Father’s Day; a number of local attractions have special events where dads go free. When is Father’s Day 2017? Sunday 18th June 2017 (always the third Sunday in June). Devonshire Father’s Day Gifts Cider Hampers Devon cider is produced using traditional methods with a higher percentage of true cider apples which are richer in tannins and sharper in flavour giving a high quality product that tastes amazing. Cream Tea Hampers Our cream tea hampers are perfect for dads with a sweet tooth. They contain...

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Gifts & Things To Do in Devon For Mother’s Day - 2017 Update

Mother’s Day 2017 is upon us. It’s always on the fourth Sunday of Lent making this year’s Mother’s Day Sunday 26th March 2017. Here we’ve listed some ideas of local Mother’s Day gifts along with some things to do in Devon this Mothering Sunday as lots of local attractions have special Mother’s Day events where mums go free. At the top of the page we’ve listed gifts we sell and lower down we’ve provided some other local gift ideas and things to do in Devon this Mother’s Day. Cream Tea Hampers Mother’s Day is one of the busy times of...

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Busy Christmas & Happy New Year 2017

We’re just getting back into the swing of things here at Devon Heaven Hampers following a busy Christmas period which saw us flat out through December so thought it was time to update our blog and look ahead to 2017. Christmas 2016 was a big success for us with many returning customer reordering at Christmas as well as lots of new customers choosing to buy our Devon food hampers. Our cream and afternoon tea hampers were particularly popular, helped by a great reputation our cream tea hampers have earned. With Christmas falling on a Sunday in 2016 it also meant...

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Interview with 'Real' Cider Expert Jim Callender

Jim Callender runs the website www.real-cider.co.uk that contains loads of cider related information, such as it's history, latest industry news, types of cider, producers and lots more. The website is focused on 'real' cider, meaning high quality cider with broadly 100% fruit content, rather than mass produced cider with additives and much less apple content. Jim has kindly offered to share his cider knowledge with us below so that we can all appreciate and identify the best high-quality real ciders. For more about Devon cider and producers of it see our other blog post. We sell hampers containing real cider here. Can you tell...

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Holiday Home Hampers

With two national parks and two spectacular coastlines Devon has plenty to offer visitors to the area. Whether your holiday home is a quaint seaside cottage or a wooden lodge set in a holiday park, we can provide hampers to delight your guests upon arrival and provide them with their first taste of the West Country. Why offer guests a hamper? Providing guests with a hamper only adds a small cost to letting out a holiday home, but is a thoughtful touch that can make a big difference to the welcome visitors receive. It starts their holiday on the right...

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