St Margarets Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bude
... identified most used Doc Martin llcarions over the week. This morning we finished with a visit to Mrs Tyshell's Chemist which is in fact a sweets shop when not a Doc Martin location. Chatted with the owner (Mike Meakins) who shared quite a lot about how the village changes when filming is underway. There are a number of Doc Martin references, stickers and posters in the shop.Mike tells us it takes 7 hrs to transform his shop into a chemist and then they shoot all required ...
... off for the beautiful sea side town of Marazion.
A short drive through the township's narrow main road and then a u turn back towards St Michael's Mount. Great views from car park of the island with St Michael's sitting atop the hill. Beautiful in this sea blue setting and warm sunshine. Walked across the beach and then the man made stone causeway (approx 1 km return) to the island -'only possible at low tide so we are fortunate. St ...
... names come across - "St Just in Rosewood", "Clock and Keys", "West Taphouse" etc.
Heaced east to Charlestown and walked around this historical sailing boat harbour. Found a wonderful Neptune carved from a huge tree trunk and walked past very old stone church. Cottages here namec after the trade of the owner - Wheelwright, The Cooperage, Cobbler, etc.
Further east to Fowey. Decided to park and walk down into the village. Another easy ...
As predicted today started with grey skies and steady rain falling. The local seagulls who wake us up each morning as day breaks with first light about 7am, continued to cry and fly about the Port or sit swimming on the surface of the water in the bay. Nice to be warm and inside on a morning like this.
Decided to stay at the cottage and catch up with email, photos and washing. I completed a work related task which couldn't wait until next year. ...
... time with the guidebooks planning a trip to the South Island of New Zealand. Hopefully Carl will book everything once we have firmed up the plans between the four of us! At present it seems to feature a lot of vineyards! I wonder whose Sauvignon Blanc addiction that is catering for?!?
On Saturday we will leave here and head back north, staying at Clevedon, for one night, and then moving on to South Wales to meet up with Sue and Chris and ...
Other places to stay in Bude
Bude | Hotelfrom $225
Crooklets Beach, Bude | Hotelfrom $129
Maer Down Road near Crooklets Beach, Bude | Hotelfrom $119
Downs View, Bude | Hotelfrom $111
17-18 Summerleaze Crescent, Bude | 2 star hotelfrom $125
Flexbury Avenue, Bude | 4 star hotelfrom $122