Combe House Devon
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... located at the bottom of a steep and winding lane. The narrowness of the lane combined with the lack of parking space in the village and the popularity of the destination have long made it necessary to force visitors to park at the top and walk down. I might have mentioned we're on the clock here? So of course we don't actually visit the harbour in the village at all, contenting ourselves with being able to see it from the top of the hill and photographing the sign at ...
... note that there is no pub in Melbury Osmond, so if that is your motivation to walk there then forget it). For those of you that actually want to see the native wildlife then head to one of the local farms where the wild native Holstein dairy cow can be seen going about its day.
There are literally several more things one can do if they want to go further a field such as Abbotsbury where there are swans, ...
... finally got to see this amazing structure and learn about some of the theories about why it was built. It was also interesting to learn that it's not just the stones that make up Stonehenge but also the mounds and markings on the ground. The other thing that makes you realise how old it is is the colosseum in Rome was built almost 2000 years after Stonehenge! You can't walk amongst the stones anymore but you can still appreciate the size ...
Off we go to our B&B. We are only here one night on route to Portsmouth. In the morning we take a walk down by the sea. They have a nice little pedestrian area where you can stroll along as well. It is another nice day and the dogs are all out playing in the surf. Dogs are prohibited from the beach from May to September, but it is October now and it is play time for puppies.
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... and roll another dice to show if you hit the enemy or not. The other game was when you had a flag and you rolled the dice to see what your mission was. The first to complete the mission wins. It was like a board game with a story in it. Dressing up as one of the Navy team was really fun, I dressed up as the person who guides the plane onto the ship, while Alexander dressed up as the person who loads missiles onto them. It was really fun.