Porth Avallen Hotel

Sea Road, St Austell, Cornwall, England, PL25 3SG, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Bidding Ed farewell and resting

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 11, 2014

3 comments, 1 photo



I awake according to my custom before 5am:

Seagulls circling early,

Calling

"Come join us".

It's a rest day and we take the time to farewell Ed onto the London train and focus on preparing ourselves for the next stage of this adventure.

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Noddy, Big Ears and Rick Stein

A travel blog entry by wollindibby on Aug 10, 2014

7 comments, 33 photos

... our path "we would drive off the end of Wales"!!!!
So we lost about an hour but it was the rain and traffic that really made us say a few words that rhymed with duck!!!!! I have now decided that we cannot use a road map as my darling partner is not able to read a map Her comment to me was "I hate these bloody things" ha.

So then we arrived at this beautiful I accommodation called 'the Gwelva' The view from every window that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean , ...

Day 7 - Hard going with heavy packs and hurricane

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 10, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... Debby who is also clearly having to cope with more than she can manage. To top it all I have developed a blister on my toe, something that never happened to me in 4 months of walking in 2010. Remarkably the person who does more than anything to keep our spirits up, despite all the hills and challenges that confront us, is dear Ed. He speaks comforting words to try and inspire, despite the perspiration that is pouring off him and all ...

Passing through the ages to negotiate the Fal

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 09, 2014

5 photos

Having lost some sleep overnight worrying about how to best proceed, I awoke with what I consider to have been a great decision. Now the pressure is off of trying to cover every kilometre with our footsteps I decided we should simply walk off from our hotel in Carnan Downs rather than returning the few kilometres to Ponsanooth. With just Debby and I carrying day packs we walked off with a spring in our stride and found ourselves straight away ...

All the magic of Kennall Vale nature reserve

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 08, 2014

5 photos

... valour and hopped over a barb wire fence and down through a ditch into an altogether friendlier setting. As we walked back along this safe side of the barbed wire fence to their field, our frisky suitor even put his front legs up considering a potential jump to chase us. Over the next stile we found ourselves in a narrow partially overgrown footpath between hedges which was clearly the route we were meant to be on. If this was a ...

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This hotel, located on Sea Road, St Austell, is near Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and The Shipwreck & Heritage Centre.
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