Travel Blogs from Padstow
Day 3 - Friday 20th Sept.
The weather is much improved, bright sunshine, so ideal for our drive to the old fishing town of St Ives. Here we sampled the famous Cornish Pasty (that is how they spell it over here) for lunch & viewed the many wonderful galleries including the St Ives Tate.
We then journeyed through the unique landscape of tiny Iron Age fields bounded by stone walls, stone circles & the remains ...
Well we are into our second day on the road.
First stop was the very attractive tiny market city of Wells with its magnificent Cathedral & saw the oldest continuously inhabited medieval street in Europe. En route to Dartmoor National Park we passed through Glastonbury, Street including Clark's Village, brought back many memories Emma of your time at Millfield - it was great to see it again.
The Dartmoor Plains were as expected very rugged, ...
... the carpark and we headed back to Port Isaac.
After a pasty lunch we strolled down to the harbour, I found a bowl of cockles at last, but at 2 quid for a tiny bowl I hope Westward Ho! can offer something better. We awalked up as far as the Docs house for a photo.
We are now back in our comfortable room watching the evening news and thinking maybe a fish and chips supper may be the go.
... shack housed a broad cockney who took about 7 quid off us for admission, a further lengthy climb got us eventually to some scttered stones and the makings of a group of round houses which originally had very thick walls about 7 ft high, divided into "courtyards" and roofed round house dwellings. The courtyards were either work areas, gardens or for livestock. They were inhabited by friendly ...
... down at the station was the instruction at the bar. Without knowing quite where the station was we proceeded via large signs to the council car park and paid 5.70 pounds for a 24 hour ticket. Pay & Display. Wandered back towards the Longboat to find the station car park would have cost 1.90!!! Bugger!! By now it was raining quite hard so we stayed at the staion cafe for a sandwich and waited an hour for the ...
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Other places to stay in Padstow
Station Road, Padstow | 3 star hotelfrom $205
4 New Street, Padstow | Hotelfrom $140
16-18 High Street, Padstow | 3 star hotelfrom $150
Church St., Padstow | 2 star hotelfrom $136
Dobbin Lane, Padstow | Hotelfrom $96