The Strand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... houses along the beach front. Took photo of fields outside Torquay. Had morning tea at Teignton which has some much accommodation along the beach and touristy. Drove next through little village of Dawlish on the back roads where we bought nice Danish pastries for afternoon tea. Came across a sign saying Powderham Castle so decided to go I'm to have a look but couldn't see the Castle and didn't have time to do so but had lunch in the lovely ...
We started off our second week in the New Forest with a trip to the Isle of Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast. The Isle of Purbeck is a peninsula with the English Channel to the east and south and Poole Harbour to the north. The Jurassic Coast is 95 miles of coastline from east Devon to Dorset with rocks recording 185 million years of the Earth's history. Because of its geological importance, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage site.
It wasn't the best of mornings; I only slept a couple of hours last night, and Barbara woke up congested and with a "chesty cough". I ran to the store for some lemons and made her some hot lemon/honey tea and she dosed with cough medicine. Feeling better after a while, she decided that she was feeling good enough to make the trip to Dorset with us today. We were late starting out, but it was another beautiful day and we set ...
When we were ready to leave, we boarded a bus towards Salisbury and stopped at the ruins of Old Sarum. We had to walk up into the site, which is a man made hill with a huge ditch circling it. Printed signs took the place of audio guides and, even though you could see Salisbury in the distance, the site was peaceful and quiet. Old Sarum was built in the iron age as a ceremonial site ...
... of pics on the way home. We were both a bit peckish so we thought we should find a proper country pub for a meal, which we did. It happened to be darts night at the one we chose and also free pool night so we had a couple of games of pool and watched the darts competition. Semi professionals here!! Had a few drinks with the locals afterwards and eventually made it home quite late