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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... and 20 minutes queuing is a nightmare on one of the busiest days in the British travellers calendar. Eventually we head back via a reasonable change at Reading and we get to Newton Abbott station and a quick cab ride home.
I'd pre warned our neighbours who had been fantastic at filling our empty fridge and freezer with staples to get us through our first night back. There was a welcome party ready with keys, help ...
... garage. I am now using the kitchen sink for all washing and teeth cleaning which is no great problem but I need to get someone to fix the leak (I tried to do it myself but with no luck). Sadly the motorhome dealer is on holiday until the new year so it will be awhile before I can book the van in to be sorted. This means I can't do anything about booking to go to Spain because I don't know when the van will be fixed and so I am in limbo.
... like they should be on a sunny December day, its Reading next stop.
We are late arriving at Reading so its grab our many bags and dash to platform 5 for the 3.20 to Gatwick. But this so called 1st class carriage consists of 16 seats filled to the brim with cases, travellers, screaming children, prams and Great Western staff going home! The rest of the train is 2 carriages crammed to the hilt with home goers, it reminds me of ...
... lot more about her and her family. Her husband was in the bombing raid on Arnhem and coined the phrase "A Bridge Too Far".
Then across to Dartmoor and Princetown, site of H.M. Prison for really bad criminals! Met up with old friends Jo and Andrew for lunch at The Plume of Feathers pub, where I had been many times in the past when I lived nearby. ...
Lazy day, with late brekkie. Drove with Liz and John via Torpoint and then Millbrook to Maker Heights, when we sat outside to eat lunch overlooking Cawsand - amazing in late November!
Then walked across Mt Edgecombe parkland along an inlet from the sea to Cremyll, when we had a drink in the old pub, the Edgecombe Arms, before walking back; in all, about 3 miles.
Lovely lazy dinner in front of a roaring fire. So good to see our old pals ...