St Christopher's Hotel
Travel Blogs from Boscastle
... especially stretching north to Hartland Point. No less spectacular were the rock formations on the beach. This first inlet or mouth and beach, we really appreciated. However, this stretch of the SWCP is a series of deep valleys and inlets, meaning we would walk down a steep valley side only to then have to climb out the other side. As the afternoon wore on, so the strength of the wind increased and we struggled to maintain our usual speed of between ...
I awake according to my custom before 5am:
Seagulls circling early,
"Come join us".
It's a rest day and we take the time to farewell Ed onto the London train and focus on preparing ourselves for the next stage of this adventure.
... rough seas. Humph!!
So the towns that we have visited have been Pt Isaac, Wadebridge (great Cornish pasties), Polzeath, Padstow, Rock, Tintagel and Boscastle. I have been doing gourmand taste tests on all Cornish pasties (girth increasing mind you) but someone has to do it, ha.
Speaking of food we have enjoyed lots of Cornish delights............Cornish clotted cream, Hog pudding and loads of seafood. You know hog pudding is fabulous for breakfast and ...
... s working at the loom. She gets paid on Friday!" What song is that from? We pressed on to the small village of Abbotsham, where we were meeting university friends of mine, Tammy and Chris. They had brought lunch but, like JOGLE veterans of old had already sweet-talked the local pub into allowing us to eat our sandwiches in their garden. Impressive! We then set off to rejoin the SWCP. At the coast, now cliff tops rather than ...
... Polgooth coming up and I decide to get a taxi there, to bring this ridiculous, arduous trek to an end for the day.
Not backache and blisters.
We end the day with a farewell celebration dinner for Ed. He’s managed about 120kms in six days and richly deserves the praise we heap on him. The day then comes to a speedy end as we retire to bed early to sleep and snore into the ...