Royal and Fortescue Hotel
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... in the hotel, shops or cafés. After an interesting meal in the Pandora cafe (perhaps we should have taken the hint when the proprietor looked shocked that we walked in the door) we strolled down to the harbour. I'm sure that on a sunny summers day it is a beautiful town, but on a cold, wet November afternoon it was pretty bleak. The high point was the Roly Fudge shop - yyyyuuuuummmmyyyyyyyy!!!!!! And the ...
'All our bags are packed and we're ready to go..........'
Whoop! Whoop! It's been a long time coming but the day has finally arrived to start our European adventure. Having packed Daisy we had to get her weighed to see how much we then had to take off again.......luckily we were well within our limits so Paul didn't have to offload any wine or beer and Mandy can come too!
... but it is
a lot of work to maintain with just 2 people. Access is by a private road, about
½ mile long by 6 feet wide, so the bushes on each side of the road do a real
nice number on cars. At the start of this road is a plaque, naming the corner
as Bloody Corner, commemorating a battle between the Vikings and the local
Saxons in the 9th century. The locals won.
The Torridge River is about ½ mile wide at ...
We had a stop over on the way to Penzance from Timsbury. It is a fair drive, so we would stop in this little crossroads in Exmoor Forest. The drive through the forest is beautiful with valleys and hills. I hate to sound complacent but this seems to be just normal for England. I like to check out the houses and these are back to the stone houses that have lots of character. No cookie cutter surveys here!
We stop in ...
Visit to RHS Rosemoor Garden. Found the garden very beautiful, especially the woody/tropical rock garden pathway, the Mediterranean garden (never seen Juniper used as a formal hedge before - loved the bluish/glaucous colouring against the pinky orange hue of the gravel and sandy soil) and the colourful late summer/autumn planting in the formal ...