Travel Blogs from St Mawes
Said goodbye to the Hawkeys at the Cornish Arms and our goal for the day was to see St Ives and drive across to St Austall where we were booked for the night. We drove down through Newquay which is a largish seaside town. We then drove down a little inland until we reached Porthtowan and Porthreath and eventually St Ives. As you are not able to drive your care into St Ives there is ...
... Doc Martin's series was made. It is an old fishing village. Only residents are able to drive down but is very touristy. After that we drove around the coast road to Port Quinn and after that to Polzeath along very very narrow roads. It has a large beach and lots of families ere there enjoying the sun. From there down the coast to Rock, another seaside village. We caught the passenger ferry across to Padstow to ...
... which is a very very steep narrow street village on the sea. The streets are cobblestones and no vehicles can get down. The use sledges to transport their food and other requirements. The village is owned by a John Rouse who family has been there for hundreds of years. It was extra busy as there was a crab food festival on. Definitely a must to visit. Next we drove to Hartland Abbey which is in a beautiful forest setting and owned by the family for hundreds ...
... spotted us and we had loads of hugs and kisses.
In the evening we had supper in the Sal and met up with many more old friends. It was great and made us realize how lucky we are to have a home here.
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... and the Castle which is definitely worth visiting. After Minehead we drove through narrow roads again passing through Portloch then the picturesque port village of Lynmouth where they make the most delicious fudge. We arrived in to Ilfracombe to the view of the port and numerous restaurants . So many people eat out. We stayed at Varley House which was very ...
Other places to stay in St Mawes
Harbourside, St Mawes | 3 star hotelfrom $300
- A wonderful setting
- Wonderful home made bread!
- Luxury Weekend Break
Lower Castle Road, St Mawes | 4 star hotelfrom $419
- GOOD VIEW,LITTLE ELSE GOOD
- Expensive but pretty impressive
- The best hotel in the UK
The Waterfront, St Mawes | Hotelfrom $126
The Square, St Mawes | Hotelfrom $187