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There are plenty of seasoned fishermen in the Ladram Bay team so we thought that we would share their local knowledge. Here we’ve put together a guide that any budding angler might need to know before they cast their lines off our famous pebbled beach.
In recent years pollock has been touted by the Marine Conversation Society as a sustainable alternative to cod. Sainsbury’s tried a marketing ploy designed to give it some gallic flare through renaming it ‘colin’ – the french word for hake.
At Ladram our anglers know it as pollock and they are often in ready supply off our pebbled beach.
At Ladram we’re big fans of embracing what the local area has to offer and this includes fishing.
If like many of our guests you decide to cast your lines off our pebbled beach and (in angling terms) strike gold in landing a sea bass, then chances are you going to need a recipe to do it justice.
Jenny Crutcher first came to Ladram Bay when she was seven years old and has been coming to the park ever since. In 2010, she and her husband, Brett, purchased a caravan and couldn’t be happier. Continue reading post…
Judy Clementson is not exactly a newcomer to the park. In fact, she has been coming to Ladram Bay for more than 60 years!
She fondly remembers travelling down from her home in Portsmouth as a child with her mother, with treasure hunt clues guiding them down all the way.
Kevin Ridley has been coming to Ladram Bay since he was a baby in his carry cot, 48 years ago. The place holds many special memories as he and his wife had their first holiday here as teenagers!
Kevin said: “Ladram Bay is an extension of our family.We spend as much time here as we possibly can.
Sue and Kevin Hill have been bringing their family to Ladram Bay for the past four years. They live in Bridgwater but travel down to their caravan at least every weekend.
Themselves, their children and grandchildren make use of all the facilities on site.
Looking for all-weather family fun in Devon? Woodlands Family Theme Park is set in over 90 acres of Dartmoor countryside, with 16 rides and about 500 animals, including 50 birds of prey.
Other interesting animals include eagle owls, swooping Falcons, cute rabbits and giant tortoises. Continue reading post…
Calling all nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts seeking the great outdoors. Escot House in Talaton, near Ottery St Mary provides a great day out for all the family.
The house dates back to 1678 and is set within 220 acres of private parkland. Taking a rather uncommercial approach as a visitor attraction Escot House has a unique charm. Continue reading post…