It’s probably the best beach in the country!

Yah! Again our local beach at Woolacombe (it’s only an eight minute drive from Trimstone) has been named in an article  as one of the UK’s favourite Tourist Attractions as voted on TripAdvisor, coming in at number eleven on the list  it is ranked higher than Stonehenge, Loch Lomond and The Roman Baths in Bath! Well down Woolacombe! Why don’t you come and experience it for yourselves, it’s wonderful anytime of the year….and it’s dog friendly too!

Nature Update

Whilst we don’t have any Horrid Ground-Weaver Spiders here at Trimstone, we are full of nature like this little bee in our garden!  However, this arachnid shaped chappie is on the list of most threatened species of creatures in Devon – found in the south of the County.  Here is the article leading to the updated list: -

Job Opportunities

Please spread the word in that we are considering a couple of vacancies at the present time and should welcome CVs and salary expectations from any eligible candidates!
Here are the specifications:-
Trimstone Manor Country House Hotel is looking for an enthusiastic gardener and it’s imperative to us that the successful candidate is experienced with a reasonable, proven plant knowledge to manage and help develop the gardens in liaison with the owner.   This is either a part or full-time vacancy, employed or contracted.  Practical capabilities in other areas of general maintenance, landscaping and labouring, etc, would be an asset, sometimes working alongside the Property Manager on various building/maintenance projects.  Experience relating to other areas of general maintenance and Pool management, etc, could be helpful. 
Salary would be commensurate with the skills of the candidate though may commence at a starting level to enable capabilities to be proven for subsequent advancement.
Please apply with full cv, salary expectation and personal situation and job needs to: Mrs Sandra Wonnacott,

Permanent General Assistant (either part-time or full-time and with a view to becoming full-time either by aptitude or during the busy season).

We need an enthusiastic person to assist in all departments on a rotational shift basis over 7 days - some unsociable hours will be necessary. 

Previous experience in the Hotel/Hospitality industry would be an advantage although training will be provided.  This is a permanent hands-on role to include reception, waiting/kitchen, bar and housekeeping duties and can be demanding.  Cooking capabilities will be an asset.

The candidate will possess good communication skills (both personal and telephone), be numerate and enthusiastic.  You will be computer literate with a logical and mature approach, an ability to be flexible in duties required and to be able to work under own initiative or within the team are essential.  A passion for care for the customer and the business, dedication, attention to detail and flexibility are essential.


Our very best wishes

Philip & Helen Milton