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Travel Blogs from Port Isaac
We woke up after quite a difficult night. Christine had been sick in the night and we think that she had caught the same bug that Emily was suffering from earlier in the week. This had woken Emily and Emily in turn woke up Rose, making for a very noisy night! Therefore we all felt quite tired in the morning. I took Rose out for a breakfast to allow Christine a bit of time to wake up and recover. She was feeling a ...
... all locally caught fish. A trip to the beach followed as we headed to Par Sands, a long stretch of beach that is overlooked by a famous clay works. We chose this particular beach as it is a place John remembers very well from his childhood. In 1987, 28 years ago, John, Stephen, Chris, Trevor and Uncle Jock had a bonfire on Par Sands beach, something that is fondly remembered by all. In tribute to this ...
... style in 1893 and filled with furniture, wall and floor coverings, tiles and paintings by William Morris, Byrne-Jones, Rossetti, de Morgan and many more. They did not engage a W Morris or Lutyens to oversee the whole project, rather picked from catalogues and art sales as they pleased. The result is a bit of a mish-mash, but the quantity and quality of Pre- Raphaelite treasures is breathtaking! On to Chester. Thank heavens Nigel is ...
Weather wet. Travellers dry. A long leisurely breakfast led to a long leisurely morning tea then a long leisurely lunch, all still at the kitchen table. We were waiting for the rain to stop but it didn't so we cancelled plans to go exploring. Pippa and I spread out on couches and read and drank more tea, while Nigel and Peter spent ...
... got to Pendennis Castle to find that today was a very special day. Every Tuesday and Thursday through August there is a grand medieval joust, with an amazing programme of events culminating in the joust with knights in all their armour on the huge "cob" horses. We started with a look through the castle, very impressive displays of teams of model soldiers firing cannons with a great accompanying sound track. So far ...
Other places to stay in Port Isaac
Trelights, Port Isaac | Hotelfrom $180
Fore Street, Port Isaac | Hotelfrom $93
44 Fore Street, Port Isaac | Hotelfrom $141
The Harbour Front, Port Isaac | Hotelfrom $216
Pendoggett, Port Isaac | 3 star hotelfrom $157