Marine Court Hotel
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'All our bags are packed and we're ready to go..........'
Whoop! Whoop! It's been a long time coming but the day has finally arrived to start our European adventure. Having packed Daisy we had to get her weighed to see how much we then had to take off again.......luckily we were well within our limits so Paul didn't have to offload any wine or beer and Mandy can come too!
... but it is
a lot of work to maintain with just 2 people. Access is by a private road, about
½ mile long by 6 feet wide, so the bushes on each side of the road do a real
nice number on cars. At the start of this road is a plaque, naming the corner
as Bloody Corner, commemorating a battle between the Vikings and the local
Saxons in the 9th century. The locals won.
The Torridge River is about ½ mile wide at ...
... large. The lounge was a place where you could sit and read, do a puzzle, play a game or knit. Our hosts even lit a fire for us in the evening to add to the character of the house.
The next day we headed through the Dartmoor Forest. These have the moors going over the hills and are very sparse. Once again the scenery is wonderful and I don't know what we will do back in Hamilton. Ah well we will enjoy it while we ...
... narrowest road ever and we were looking for somewhere to spend the night. A quick google and site found, right on the end of the peninsula, on the beach. We finally rocked up and as we approached could see that it was a special location. Well worth the to'ing and fro'ing. "A pitch for the night please?" "Sorry we don't take dogs!" Again, bugger!
... were in. Only one night though, as tomorrow sees the start of the annual Elvis weekend and every pitch is booked. Sometimes a little research might not be a bad thing, a weekend in the company of 'The King' may have been fun. So now we are all set up, Tess has been for a run on the beach and a swim in the sea, we are fed and watered and eager to begin our adventure tomorrow. (Begin again) ...