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About

We are Alistair and Lorna Handyside, owners of Higher Wiscombe and have been married for thirty years in September 2020. We have three children, Olivia 27, Charlotte 25 and Harry 22. We met whilst working in London, Lorna for the London Stock Exchange and Alistair as a senior executive in hi-tech firms. Lorna and Alistair, as well as running Higher Wiscombe, manage the Professional Association of Self-Caterers UK Ltd. Alistair also holds several other Chair and non-executive roles. He Chairs the South West Tourism Alliance, The East Devon AONB and has previously chaired both The South West Coast Path and Premier Cottages. In 2018 Alistair was awarded the MBE for services to tourism.