Premier Inn Taunton - Ruishton
Travel Blogs from Taunton
... at the first
stop with lunch at the second, arriving mid-afternoon at Whimple.
wonderful to see Ali again and we were made welcome by her lovely
parents, Janthia and Roger. I could never hope to describe the
organisation that has been going on for the wedding, including the
three tiered wedding cake which Ali and her parents had made and
iced. After enjoying a home cooked dinner complete with more clotted
... was very helpful and informative and we now know some new big words like brachiopod and mezzozoic. We then stumbled back along the beach to the town and went for a walk along The Cob (sea wall). This featured in the movie, The French Lieutenants Woman. Becca treated us all to some delicious and well earned ice creams. We wandered back along the seaside and then up through the town which was ...
... boat stretch heading through the West Country, only ducks around though. We have a brief stop in the town of Tiverton that had a castle, but is a privately owned castle and was not open. Still took some good photos and looked around as much as we could. Heading off to Barnstaple through part of the Exmoor National Park, the road we take is between Exmoor and Dartmoor, the A361. Barnstaple is a much larger city than I thought ...
Saw the royal circus with its varied architecture, set in a curved setting, with the 3 different types of columns, one for each of the levels, Doric, Ionic and Corinthean. Bath is a maze of narrow streets and lots of traffic which seems to go every which way. I m glad Ian is driving, as he seems to do it with ease, even down to 3 point turns when the road abruptly ends.
the Roman Baths are fantastic, incredible to think they are still working as they did ...
... I know they can take over and need control, our garden is a good example, but in some areas they actually plant them for their attractive and varied flowers. And they do look great in spring time when they are out. Now, I am quite liberal and feel positive about how we have introduced many types of flora and fauna here as well as lots of different peoples over the centuries. And overtime they become assimilated, add to our diverse culture, cuisine, economy and so on. We ...