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... 4 or 5 days before everything is put back again. After this they only need to change the outside appearance when filming street scenes. Most scenes inside the Doc's house are filmed in a series of studios located imside a large barn on a nearby Rosscarrock Farm. An interesting 20 min for Doc Martin fans like us. Just had to make some fudge purchases in exchange for such valued imformation.
Home for a quick change and then off into Truro somewhat earlier than planned ...
... closed for the winter (we are often finding this to be the case now we are in November) but we enjoyed our walk around the small village at the foothill of the castle. Met up'with a local from Mousehole who told us Marazion and Mousehole are the oldest settlements on the southwest coast. They are well preserved living monuments of a history long past.
Stupidly thought we would 'duck over' to St Ives while the sunlight was so good but ...
... later followed by a very demanding uphill return. In the township we visited a church much too big for its location and tried to get a look at The Place - a castle like building now a private residence. Drove alomg to grab a view of a local castle ruin and The Manor - now a grand restaraunt sitting atop a hill oberlookkng the bay.
Cross country to Looe - another sea side village that has outgrown its location. Built at the mouth of a river ...
... 00 so deciced to head home and come back for a meal another day.
Back home to Port Isaac at about 17.00 after a round trip of about 30 miles ( 50km).
Cheryl cooked chicken casserole, we had a drink and did some internet searches for future plans and tomorrow's activities. Weather forecast is better but not wonderful.
Enjoyed two episodes of Doc Martin on ITV - could work out the filming location of many sceens and will be on the look out for others. ...
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