Great Tree Hotel

Sandy Park, Newton Abbot, Devon, England, TQ13 8JS, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Newton Abbot

Day Fifty Six (Zero miles....cum 1057.59)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes on Aug 09, 2014

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The definition of a rest day: A) Zero miles walked B) Sleep C) Wake and get up whenever D) Large cooked breakfast E) Copious amounts of coffee drunk F) D) and E) accompanied by newspaper G) Watch cricket (or any sport) on TV H) Graze as appropriate during the day taking full account of A) I) If unsure at any stage, return to A) Today was the definitive rest ...

Back in Britain

A travel blog entry by nathancrang on Aug 09, 2014

Hi everyone, I arrived back in the UK yesterday after a very long journey about 26 hours total - fortunately I didn't feel too bad after it, just a little tired! I've had an amazing trip, thanks for reading the blog, it's been nice knowing that people have been keeping up with what I've been doing whilst I've been on my adventures. Even whilst I've been travelling I've planned a few more trips - I've well and truly caught the "travel bug"! I hope to see you all soon and show you the ...

Day Fifty Five (21.4 miles...cum 1057.59)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes on Aug 08, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

... did for my feet. We then followed an old drove road to Stoke Rivers and on to Goodleigh. This drove road was completely different from the ancient roads we have followed on the moors. This way was deeply sunken, lined by trees on both sides. The road did however cross two valleys, which were surprisingly deep and steep, given that we were now off the moor. ...

Plymouth

A travel blog entry by sa.hurley on Aug 06, 2014

1 comment, 23 photos

... designed to keep wrecked sailors from drowning in the huge waves of a storm on the low-lying breakwater. It was a beautiful sunny day for our cruise. The cruise was an optional extra and a few of our fellow travellers didn't go, but Stuart and myself really enjoyed cruising down the sound. Stuart loved seeing the huge Naval ships and submarines docked at the base. The Americans on board were amazed how we were able to cruise right past the ships ...

Bath

A travel blog entry by sa.hurley on Aug 05, 2014

1 comment, 32 photos

... next 300 years. During the Roman occupation of Britain, and possibly on the instructions of Emperor Claudius, engineers drove oak piles to provide a stable foundation into the mud and surrounded the spring with an irregular stone chamber lined with lead. In the 2nd century it was enclosed within a wooden barrel-vaulted building, and included the caldarium (hot bath), tepidarium (warm bath), and frigidarium (cold bath). After the Roman withdrawal from ...

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This hotel, located on Sandy Park, Newton Abbot, is near Castle Drogo, Becky Falls, Miniature Pony Centre, and Fernworthy Lake.
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