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Travel Blogs from Salcombe
Ok. Me and my mucker have just found out we can go for a whole month to Spain in October - plan to see all the cities and major towns whilst throwing in some 'costas beachy days' (weather permitting). Not sure which one of us is Thelma/Louise but think I should be Thelma cos I'm the oldest!!!! (by a day!!!). Anyway we now have to sit down and look at travel - don't want to fly so train, bus or ferry. Did you know you can get the ...
... as I hope the photos will show. Afterwards we travelled across Dartmoor plains- a rugged outcrop plain scattered with Dartmoor ponies & sheep that roam freely Just imagine scenes from films such as Poldark etc & this is what I'd envisaged the countryside to be. I'm hoping the photos that I put up gives one a bit of an insight into this wonderful part of the UK. And how ...
... as we enter this lovely seaside resort & onto our hotel for the night. The hotel - the Imperial where once stayed Agatha Christie is perched in a hilltop overlooking Tor bay beautiful. Would say she was inspired for her stories in this hotel. It CREAKS. HA!!!! Her home is just a short drive away. We decided to walk down the street for dinner only a 5-10 minute ...
... a pleasant picnic overlooking the beautiful hills in the Dartmoor National Park.
Onward to Widecombe in the Moor, mainly to visit St Pancras church where the Hamlyn's were generous benefactors to the church, one of these was a bell donated to the church in 1636. We saw several Hamlyn graves with possible direct links to Heather. -- Such incredible history!!!
During our drive we entered the National Park over a cattle grid as the park is grazed by ...
7.30am breakfast followed by a local walk. Then headed off to Weymouth. Had coffee in the car due to cold. Spent the day covering the scenic route found lots of pubs closed today. Monday. Eventually found one and also an interesting church. Traffic bad so took a detour.via the skinniest roads ever to a castle, but too late to be worthwhile. Headed to Torquay in very heavy traffic on the ...
Other places to stay in Salcombe
Sharpitor, Salcombe | Hotelfrom $55
Grand View Road, Hope Cove | Hotelfrom $53
Grandview Road, Hope Cove | Hotelfrom $156
Hope Cove | Hotelfrom $545
near Salcombe, Salcombe | Hotelfrom $227
- Normal No Thank Goodness
- Fabulous Experience
Inner Hope Cove, Hope Cove | Hotelfrom $168