Award winning chef Michael Caines is giving his support to a new drive to attract visitors to Chagford on Dartmoor, home to his restaurant at Gidleigh Park.
Local businesses have got together to launch a new website to try to bring more people to the town, which has been feeling the effects of the recession because of its relatively remote location.
Bob Cruwys reports:
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The bank holiday getaway is underway with twice the amount of traffic expected. Key routes across the west country are set to be hectic.
Blue skies and even more sunshine in the run up to the bank holiday weekend
The run-up to the bank holiday weekend probably has some of the best weather. Its fine with some blue skies or patchy cloud.