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... villages such as Chysauster, an Iron Age settlement originally occupied almost 2000 years ago.
Our next stop was the historical & medieval castle of St Michael's Mount dating back to the 12th century, previously a Benedictine Monastery, fortress, a port & family home. Here our fitness level was tested, at least 500 very steep steps over rugged terrain, but well worth it.
Our last stop for the day was Land's ...
... 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 ...
... and my beloved pet dog Henry. Mum presented me with a card she called 'coach reading' which once in transit I was to discover was filled with 2 pages of a personal, tearjerking message. The time has flown by since I made the decision to go travelling so before long I'll have completed the biggest challenge in my life to date and will be on my return flight back to ...
... the carpark and we headed back to Port Isaac.
After a pasty lunch we strolled down to the harbour, I found a bowl of cockles at last, but at 2 quid for a tiny bowl I hope Westward Ho! can offer something better. We awalked up as far as the Docs house for a photo.
We are now back in our comfortable room watching the evening news and thinking maybe a fish and chips supper may be the go.
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.