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Travel Blogs from Little Petherick
... extreme westerly point of mainland England.
Day 4 - Saturday 21st Sept.
Today was a free day for us to explore the historic town of Falmouth. We had numerous options for filling in our day. We chose a ferry trip to St Mawes, where we visited St Mawes Castle, built during the reign of Henry VIII. Another quaint fishing village with more unique galleries & shops.
Home very foot sore & weary.
... wild ponies & because of the inclement weather covered in mist. Another quaint village where we stopped for coffee was Widecombe.
Last night we stayed at the Two Bridges Hotel in Dartmoor which was built in 1770. Many famous guests have stayed there over its 240 year history including Vivienne Leigh, Winston Churchill, Wallace Simpson, Nicholas Cage.
Left Dartmoor after breakfast - travelled through more narrow roads & bridges ...
... birthplace of King Arthur of Round Table fame, very legendary as the story spans about 1000 years in the making. Camelot for instance is reputed to be somewhere near Wells in Somerset about 100 miles away!!
You can surely learn more on Google.
We tried to rekindle memories of Boscastle but again parking was a problem and along with a downpour disuaded us from stopping, so a quick ...
My title is how thye village describes itself!!
However the day started overcast and we left Penzance at about 9.30am and wended our way through narrow country lanes on the way to St Ives looking for the Chysauster Ancient Village. Found the car park and then started the quite long walk along an access footpath which included and couple of sets of steps, all very much up hill.
... down at the station was the instruction at the bar. Without knowing quite where the station was we proceeded via large signs to the council car park and paid 5.70 pounds for a 24 hour ticket. Pay & Display. Wandered back towards the Longboat to find the station car park would have cost 1.90!!! Bugger!! By now it was raining quite hard so we stayed at the staion cafe for a sandwich and waited an hour for the ...