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... checked out and drove to a nearby carpark. A courtesy bus then dropped us at the start of the Eden Project. We had a proper breaky in the café and then we were in!
At the start of the millennium, this site was a disused clay quarry and was basically an environmental wasteland. A team of eco-warriors had a vision to turn it into one of the world’s largest working bio-spheres…but instead of that they built two! There are working food gardens, ...
... legs and took off.
There are scores of old stone chimneys in Cornwall, marking the numerous disused silver and tin mines in the area. The countryside is bleak and wind blown, like the West coasts of Scotland, Wales and Ireland, but very beautiful. Lots of stone fences, rocky farmlands and no trees at all.
All of a sudden we're back into green ...
Down the M5 to Devon and Cornwall, via Bristol, Taunton, Exeter and Plymouth.
Weather has turned for the worst, showers and fog, but temp is still 15, and doesn't feel that cold. Stopped at Teignmouth for lunch, a nice coastal holiday town heading towards Torquay.
Torquay is a big holiday town on the South Coast. We continue heading ...
Well not quite but you have to say the nursery rhyme if you are going to Saint Ives. Poem - As I was going to St. Ives As I was going to St. Ives I met a man with seven wives, Each wife had seven sacks, each sack had seven cats, Each cat had seven kits: kits, cats, sacks and wives, How many were going to St. Ives? The Answer of Course is 1! It takes about an hour to drive to Saint Ives ...
... from the root base of a fallen tree.
We wer lucky enough to have good weather the day we were there so wandered freely, if not as widely as we would have had we had more time.
With a cafe (I believe they do use home grown produce) and gift shop, baskets of picnic blankets for loan and outdoor games to be played, it really is somewhere I would go to again if I lived close by.
To the photos.