Homer Park Surf Lodge

21 Trenant Close, Port Isaac, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom | Hotel

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The Eden Project

A travel blog entry by jas20j


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The first dome emulates a rainforest environment and is over 55 metres high covering nearly 4 acres. It is used for tropical plants including coffee, rubber, gigantic bamboo and even bananas in fruit. Once in the tropical dome we immediately noticed the change in humidity with temperature around 30 C.

The Mediterranean Biome is not as big and houses warm temperate and arid plants such as olives and ...

Okehampton Castle, Dartmoor

A travel blog entry by earstine


One of Art's must-do's was to see a castle. And though not nearly spectacular or tourist-y as many castles here in the UK, Okehampton was a fine example of the ruins. We listened to a narrative as we walked around. Although I'd like to say I was most interested in the history, I have to admit that what I was most attracted to was how they went to ...

The Eden Project and Mevegissey

A travel blog entry by earstine


We got lots of conflicting advice this morning about where to go for the day. Based on the tenuous weather, we decided on the Eden Project, biomes built in the early 2000s. It was Disney-esque - clean, crowded and somewhat futuristic. The Rainforest biome was hot and humid, covered with plants from different rainforest regions. We simply had to have ice cream cones (coconut and baobob) to help us recover. Next was Mediterranean, we were surprised to find California represented, along ...

Avebury Stone Circles, Wells Cathedral, Hay Meadow

A travel blog entry by earstine


... was this past weekend (we watched part of it on TV), and what seemed like EVERYone was driving home the next day. We actually drove through the city of Glastonbury - it's the most surprisingly suburb-ish city we've encountered. We finally made it to Wells (we thought about giving up) - what an impressive cathedral! The gothic facade is covered with statues. Inside were impressive arches, stained ...

Highclere Castle, Lacock

A travel blog entry by earstine


... entrance, but many cars were driving on - turned out to be a Cricket field, where a match was to begin. We parked, found a footpath sign, walked through the forest and sheep pastures. There was a fork in the road, one leading to a cemetery, and I knew we had found it! We continued through the sheep pasture - and there it was, Highclere Castle, set on a hill. We walked as far as ...


This hotel, located on 21 Trenant Close, Port Isaac, is near Padstow Harbour, Cornwall's Crealy Great Adventure Park, Camel Trail, and Polzeath Beach.
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