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- Pets allowed
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The wonderful library let me stash my luggage while I visited the grocery store. Nice supper of Stilton cheese, crackers, grapes & beer. The Headdons B&B is fantastic- comfy bed, great shower, beautiful gardens. I do need to use a taxi to get there. Tuesday was the ultimate highlight of the trip. Years ago I found out the the Axford family lived at Dunstaple Farm in the early 1800's. The farm ...
... use to haul their stuff up and down the steep cobbled paths.
At the bottom you reach a little harbour and we took a stroll along the rocky beach. Next stop was Braunton for a drink and a look in some surf shops before onto Woolacombe. We browsed a few shops and had a wander before beginning our journey back to ...
... at a food shack and enjoyed some tasty snacks, before continuing on. The coast path now got much steeper and we did lots of up and downs along the cliffs, each time getting stunning views of the rocks and bays below.
We reached Hartland Quay where we had another break, this time for icecream. Then hiked on again to Spekes Waterfall. We decided it was probably a good idea to start heading back ...
We left work and got on the road heading to Hartland. Arriving at Loveland Farm fairly late, we had a very dark exploration to find our booked pod somewhere on the farm. It was very smelly. There were snuffling noises from nearby pigs. But eventually we found our nest pad - a pod dome structure with surrounding decking and a kitchen and bathroom hut. Amazing!
Inside the pod is a teepee with a ...
... of the water is sourced from the rivers and returned to the sea. We bought pasties and a bottle of wine for dinner and moved on. Fortunately it appears that the clutch as forgiven us so off we went, up another incline and back to a main road. Next stop was Clovelly, a 16 century privately owned fishing village. The village has been owned by only 2 families since the time of Richard the 1st. The last-before-this owner decided to refurbish the village ...