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Tuesday finally arrives and we're on the 1803 out of Exeter St David's after a quick beer in the Great Western. As we pull out we dig into our supplies, I head to the buffet car to pilfer some ice and we settle back to enjoy a couple of G&T's. Slightly embarrassing as the bottle of tonic all but explodes over the laptop of the guy sitting …
... lot more about her and her family. Her husband was in the bombing raid on Arnhem and coined the phrase "A Bridge Too Far".
Then across to Dartmoor and Princetown, site of H.M. Prison for really bad criminals! Met up with old friends Jo and Andrew for lunch at The Plume of Feathers pub, where I had been many times in the past when I lived nearby. ...
Lazy day, with late brekkie. Drove with Liz and John via Torpoint and then Millbrook to Maker Heights, when we sat outside to eat lunch overlooking Cawsand - amazing in late November!
Then walked across Mt Edgecombe parkland along an inlet from the sea to Cremyll, when we had a drink in the old pub, the Edgecombe Arms, before walking back; in all, about 3 miles.
Lovely lazy dinner in front of a roaring fire. So good to see our old pals ...
... ferry across the the Hamoaze, a stretch of water at the mouth of the River Tamar, between Devon and Cornwall.
Took a wrong turn and ended up in very narrow Cornish lane, where we had cars behind us and forced three cars to back backwards uphill so we could pass them.
Arrived at Tregantle cliffs, overlooking Whitsand Bay, to stay with old friends Liz and John, whom we had last seen in February. Great welcome as always, in their lovely windy cottage overlooking the ...
... once again we don't want to actually give money to English Heritage and clamber the ruins, but just to get an overview of the promontory the castle is situated on. So we carry on past the entrance, a little further coming on an enormous stucco mansion called 'Camelot Castle Hotel'. Some of you will be chuckling knowingly at this point, but we had no idea. We spotted a sign that said 'ruins overlook' at the side of the CCH car park. "We'll park here, get a picture, and bob ...