Torwood House Hotel
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Free parking
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Everyone woke at around 530am, with Emily making us all start the day. Following all of the excitement of the previous day, Rose was quite tired and tetchy and needed a couple of breakfasts to get over it! The plan for the day was to visit St Ives. As it is such a popular destination there is a park and ride scheme, but with a difference. Rather than by the bus, transport into the town is by train, using an old branch line. ...
... when we returned so we decided to visit Turo by train. We caught the train from Saint Austell at 1015 and arrived in Turo twenty minutes later. Turo has an impressive cathedral although the rest of the town is rather unremarkable. However, it was a good place to have a quiet day whilst Christine recovered. By the afternoon she was feeling much better and we all had an early night ready to have bigger day ...
The curtains were thrown open early and it looked a good morning - although it had rained during the night. We had yet another delicious breakfast - I have to say the English sausages are a totally different thing to the Australian ones. We firstly had to try and resolve the problem of the problem booking with booking.com - and didn't make much progress. I could happily have spent a couple ...
... the hill. We were going to Tintagel Castle but decided to head south to St Agnes on the Hawkin's recommendation and it was very cute. Old granite buildings and a beautiful beach. Lunch there at a bakery then headed for home. Bit of a break while we watched the end of the stage of the Tour then onto the train to shop and dine in St Ives. We bought clothes and shoes and ...
... for copper. They have rebuilt the old steam engine that bought up the ore and an old man told Jill and I all about it and started it up for us. They used to make arsenic from the ore as well. No OH and S then. The men did not live long lives. The men used to climb down ladders but that got too slow so they had a system where the men rode down on a step attached to rope/ strap. Unfortunately, in 1930 the rope broke and 31 miners plunged to their deaths and ...