Applecroft Bed & Breakfast
Travel Blogs from St Austell
... identified most used Doc Martin llcarions over the week. This morning we finished with a visit to Mrs Tyshell's Chemist which is in fact a sweets shop when not a Doc Martin location. Chatted with the owner (Mike Meakins) who shared quite a lot about how the village changes when filming is underway. There are a number of Doc Martin references, stickers and posters in the shop.Mike tells us it takes 7 hrs to transform his shop into a chemist and then they shoot all required ...
... watm sunshine overlooking the harbour. Cheryl had a pleasant conversation with some older English ladies also on holidays - they recommended a visit to nearby Lamorna - so off we went pitting ourselves in the hands of the sat nav who we are convinced loves sending us along the narrowest and tightest roads and lanes on the map.
This trip ended up being another stressful 'blind' drive along the tight winding lanes until we arrived at a ...
... names come across - "St Just in Rosewood", "Clock and Keys", "West Taphouse" etc.
Heaced east to Charlestown and walked around this historical sailing boat harbour. Found a wonderful Neptune carved from a huge tree trunk and walked past very old stone church. Cottages here namec after the trade of the owner - Wheelwright, The Cooperage, Cobbler, etc.
Further east to Fowey. Decided to park and walk down into the village. Another easy ...
As predicted today started with grey skies and steady rain falling. The local seagulls who wake us up each morning as day breaks with first light about 7am, continued to cry and fly about the Port or sit swimming on the surface of the water in the bay. Nice to be warm and inside on a morning like this.
Decided to stay at the cottage and catch up with email, photos and washing. I completed a work related task which couldn't wait until next year. ...
It's now November, and even though I have changed to the challenge slightly, I thought I would update the list of where I've been.
So where have I been now...at the start of the year I was up to 17.
2) Republic of Ireland
6) Gibraltar (well it’s an over seas territory, but ...