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... centres, sculptures, restaurants, garden shops and more. This place is like nothing else.
The first biome that we entered was called The Mediterranean Sphere and houses a café, plants from all over world (in geographical regions) and grows a lot of the food that is used in the on-site restaurants. We spent an hour “walking around the world” reading about different plants and smelling/trying herbs. It was informative, creative and cool. A highlight ...
A bit of a blah day but only because I suffered from heart burn half the night and was a bit washed out in the morning. A day to do the washing and pack our bags. We still managed to fit in a bike ride up to Silbyback Lake and back to blow out the cobwebs. It's about an hours ride and the wind went right through you. It was very pretty but so cold. Kerry did the honours and cooked dinner for everyone ...
... only to be told they had no electricity and could only serve cold food. We all trooped out to find the next pub and it was even cuter. Kerry could only just fit under the roof and in some parts of the pub he had to duck under the beams. We were all served a lovely meal in a cozy room and then we headed off for our walk home ...
... Many of them are very old, planted pre 1920. As they are vulnerable to diseases in recent years and are fragile, despite their thick, tough looking stems, their are signs around requesting that children don't climb on them.
There is a 'jungle' which fills a small valley, contains a variety of plants, has ponds and a rope bridge. There are a few sculptures done by local artists, one is off a giants head, and ...
... even now there were a lot of people around braving the weather. The bikey gang ditched their helmets and we hiked along the beach tracks and then headed down to the water on the sand. This is a lovely part of Cornwall and once again I wonder why we didn't explore more when we lived here for two years in our early twenties. Back in Padstow we all ordered the local fish and chips and then Paul and I snuck off to buy Cornish fudge which was delicious. There were so many choices and ...
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