Travel Blogs from Launceston, United Kingdom

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Off to see the Doc!, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Off to see the Doc!

A travel blog entry by kareelah

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Well a better day today and we headed back towards Port Isaac again for the second time in as many days. We went first to the farm owned by Robert which has a huge shed which housed the film sets of one of my favourite British tv series Doc Martin. I ...

What a fantastic day!, Tarrant Hinton, United Kingdom travel blog

What a fantastic day!

A travel blog entry by libbycav

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Although its not long since I last posted a blog, I have to tell you what we did today.   We went to the 45th Great Dorset Steam Fair at Tarrant Hinton, which is about an hours drive from here.  It's true it took us an hour to get from ...

Launceston and Minions, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Launceston and Minions

A travel blog entry by marksadventures

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On the way to Launceston today we stopped at Minions, where we saw the Hurlers, a group of stone circles which are thought to have stood since around 1500BC. In Launceston we saw Launceston Castle and just did a bit of exploring around the town. ...

Journey starts now, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Journey starts now

A travel blog entry by lucasandaimz

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I've got Fergies biography in hand for reading material and maybe to use as a gift down the line when I make some united companions. And I've set off from the most glamorous of train stations my ticket cost me £38 to get to Reading and I hope that if ...

A typical English summer day!, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

A typical English summer day!

A travel blog entry by kareelah

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... the green hedges. Maggie thinks it would be foolish to pursue the visit to Port Isaac in these conditions so we head back to Launceston, finding a pub on the way for lunch. The boys drop us off at Cowslip, a local patchwork shop/farm/workshops/coffee ...

English markets & gardens, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

English markets & gardens

A travel blog entry by kareelah

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... time watching the stock being sold and then eating a big lunch and chatting farm talk with the locals. Maggie and I went into Launceston for a bit of shopping and a coffee.  All the shops are housed in magnificent old buildings and the paths are ...

Newquay to Launceston, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Newquay to Launceston

A travel blog entry by priceless

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... correct, as the house has a definite drop from front to back. After an early dinner we have a wander round town and explore Launceston Castle.  Lots of interesting history to this place including one of the turrets being used as a prison.  It ...

Back with the Colwill's, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Back with the Colwill's

A travel blog entry by kareelah

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Feeling human again after early night and a nice English breakfast. Today we drove to Launceston in Cornwall, about a four hour trip according to google maps. Followed the coast for a bit and then headed inland to Chichester and back on the motorways to ...

Welcome My Friends To The Show That Never Ends!, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Welcome My Friends To The Show That Never Ends!

A travel blog entry by andrewjolly

Well, this is my first entry into what I hope will be a record of where I am, how I am and what I'm getting up to during my travels across the world. I decided when planning the trip that I would keep a written diary (for the first time ever) as I ...

Devon and the Seaside, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Devon and the Seaside

A travel blog entry by kareelah

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Off to Dartmouth today on our own so Sam and Maggie can get prepared to come to Wales with us tomorrow. Took us a while, some dodgy lane ways (thanks to stupid gps), some small arguments between driver and navigator (who is apparently useless) and we got ...

Day 76 - Onward Christian Soldiers, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 76 - Onward Christian Soldiers

A travel blog entry by charlief

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... and there it is: the "Welcome to Cornwall" sign!  The final county!  There's no time for dithering though as Launceston beckons with its castle standing proud on the skyline.  Just one last hill for today! Today's smiles: Dartmoor ponies ...

PARTY!, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

PARTY!

A travel blog entry by andrewjolly

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Hello people! It's only a couple of days till I leave the country, and last night I had a little get together with friends from across the UK. Thanks to everyone who came down for it - I had a great time, and I hope you did too. I've got to thank ...

As expected, Cornwall is hilly!, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

As expected, Cornwall is hilly!

A travel blog entry by fiona12

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... one with many more hills and a stronger breeze but we continued onto Camelford before veering off onto a beautiful quiet lane arriving into Launceston at 6pm where we were spending the night.  The town is very pretty but doesn't have much going on ...

Costa Coffee, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Costa Coffee

A travel blog entry by travellingted

... Ther remainder of the walk took us along a river valley which followed the line of an old railway - now partly used by the Launceston Steam Railway. Arriving in Newport we had the customary end of walk uphill slog to Launceston Castle. It's off to the ...

Phase 2 Day 4, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Phase 2 Day 4

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart

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... get the rich clotted cream from the excellent pasture here. Across the valley a disused railway led me towards Launceston, where a miniature steam railway travels the lines during the Summer months.Looking forward beyond the tree line and ...

Rest Day Mena, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Rest Day Mena

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart

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We woke this morning to another day of glorious spring sunshine. A very leisurely start to the day,  tea in bed and a cooked breakfast, bacon and egg- very tasty after changing the gas canister that decided to run out half way through ...

Cottage, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Cottage

A travel blog entry by richard_walsh

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Launceston Castle - Cornwall, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Launceston Castle - Cornwall

A travel blog entry by diastole

Launceston Castle in ...

Cheesewrings Anyone?, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Cheesewrings Anyone?

A travel blog entry by roadmonkey

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... was about two hours which made it abouit 3:00.  Drove home through St. Cleer and then to Liskeard, Callington and Launceston (a much better drive) which took us sometimes through dark green tunnels.  These tunnels are made by some kind of crazy ...

Cornwall, North Petherwin, United Kingdom travel blog

Cornwall

A travel blog entry by bananaz70

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Hey All Just spent three nights in a farm cottage in North Petherwin, Cornwall. Took about 6 hours to get there on Monday, after heading off at about 9:30 from Southend-on-sea. The drive down was quite nice, once we got into the rural areas further out ...

DAY 2 the hills have eyes, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

DAY 2 the hills have eyes

A travel blog entry by mike.fulke

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Not quite so sunny and our first troublesome headwinds. We've made progress but we still have over 30 miles to go today and its nearly two ...

A Sunday Type of Day, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

A Sunday Type of Day

A travel blog entry by roadmonkey

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... the Sunday School lesson and did a little planning for the week.  That's about it.  The place we are staying is very much in the country outside of Launceston.  We are surrounded by beautiful views of green fields which are really ...

'The Black Duck Inn', Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

'The Black Duck Inn'

A travel blog entry by chrisartatwork

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... at a sad pub with all it's seats patched up with black duck tape. A steep walk down from the eye level view of Launceston Castle through narrow streets cluttered with charming closed shops found singing of 'the lord of the dance' ringing from St Mary's ...

Another old castle in ruins and another old church, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Another old castle in ruins and another old church

A travel blog entry by roadmonkey

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... 't want to start down any of the side street for fear of getting caught in an impossible situation.  Back to Launceston and fixed our version of a cheeseburger:  Yummy seeded wheatbread, melted cheese, small little hamburger patties that were ...

Week in Cornwall, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Week in Cornwall

A travel blog entry by richard_walsh

Arrived at our ...

Changeover Day 2, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Changeover Day 2

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart

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... - magical. Dinner eaten and sandwiches made for tomorrow means   that Phase 3 is about to start. I will be walking from Launceston to Lewtrenchard and possibly on to Bridestowe. We have had to adjust the end point as the other maps do not show ...

A Walk Through Millbrook and  the Honey Room Cafe, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

A Walk Through Millbrook and the Honey Room Cafe

A travel blog entry by roadmonkey

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... Eliot and big church).  Took photos and left.  Drove home via Tavistock and BY Bodmin and through Bodmin Moor to Launceston and home.   Stopped at Tesco and bought a loaf of bread, and two small bakeable breads(seems to have Carolyn ...

The last 3 weeks in a nutshell, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

The last 3 weeks in a nutshell

A travel blog entry by spoggle

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Firstly, congratulations to Chris Clarke and Vicky Partridge on a ruddy good wedding. It was great to see everyone again and we all had a brilliant time, even better was that I was on driving duties and therefore woke up fresh faced the next morning. I ...

Moving Day Again, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Moving Day Again

A travel blog entry by roadmonkey

About 2 1/2ours ago, we arrived at our new lodgings in Launceston, Cornwall.  We left Monk's Cottage in Rode about 9 this morning and "felt" our way through Midford and to the Odd Down Park and Ride lot near Bath.We took the bus to Bath and back to ...

Gearing up for tomorrow's moving day, Launceston, United Kingdom travel blog

Gearing up for tomorrow's moving day

A travel blog entry by roadmonkey

... location between here and the next place we will be staying which is Kilmington, 2 miles from Axminster in Devonshire.  We went to Launceston for lunch at a little cafe in the alley-way with the TI in it.  Carolyn had a jacket potato and I had ...

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