Dunkery Beacon Hotel
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'All our bags are packed and we're ready to go..........'
Whoop! Whoop! It's been a long time coming but the day has finally arrived to start our European adventure. Having packed Daisy we had to get her weighed to see how much we then had to take off again.......luckily we were well within our limits so Paul didn't have to offload any wine or beer and Mandy can come too!
... ticked off. However, all the next few sights are all more widespread, dotted along the length of Devon and Cornwall, and it would take us the rest of the day to tick off three more. The first of these is Clovelly, a little fishing village on the North Devon coast, and some 90-odd miles and 2 hours distant from Glasto. No point in hanging about, so we head off.
In due course we reach Clovelly, which turns out, like many such West country fishing villages,
Gales and rain overnight meant for not so much sleep. Then up early to get ready before Jo and Irf picked us up and took us to the airport. So nice going from Exeter but it is certainly the poor relation to Bristol - so small. Got there nice and early, not too much of a check in queue, but the baggage belt sounded like it was ready to give up any second. SB at check in wishing me a happy holiday. Through security ...
... do is stand behind a roped off area.
We arrived in the late afternoon (thanks to the GPS lady who guided us right to the door).
My Devon cousin lives in an old stately home on the banks of the Torridge River,
near Bideford, Devon. The original part of this house is estimated to be at
least 200 years old. It has been added and updated over the years so that it is
now about 4500 sq. ft. sitting on 4 acres. It’s a ...
... large. The lounge was a place where you could sit and read, do a puzzle, play a game or knit. Our hosts even lit a fire for us in the evening to add to the character of the house.
The next day we headed through the Dartmoor Forest. These have the moors going over the hills and are very sparse. Once again the scenery is wonderful and I don't know what we will do back in Hamilton. Ah well we will enjoy it while we ...