St Margarets Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bude
... to say all of our goodbyes to family and friends but i'm sure it wont be long before we see you all again ��
We are now at a campsite in Poole for a couple of nights before the grand depart on Saturday morning......feeling chilled with a glass of wine and wondering what the next few months have in store for us.
More to come soon, enjoy our blog ...
... to us that the whole place has been exposed, by the BBC no less, as a front for the Church of Scientology. Suddenly it all makes sense. The unremitting positivity in the newspaper and on the walls. The odd ménage à trois between John, Irina and Ted. The obsession with 'success' and 'celebrity'. The almost indifferent attention to the hotel aspect. Wow, is all I can say, we got away lightly.
As we leave Tintagel in the mid-afternoon the light is beginning ...
... another fishing village where there are now a lot of seafood restaurants, including the chef Rick Stein who has 3 places to eat. We decided to have lunch at his fish and chip shop. Mum tried the haddock and I had sea bream, which were both yummy. We then had a walk around the town before heading off for the long drive back to Marston Magna. Tomorrow we leave this lovely village and head into ...
... 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 ...
... in the UK, MDH saw this sign in a shop but wouldn't buy it unless I also bought something which I didn't. Being the loving wife that I am, this weighed heavy on my mind so when I saw the same sign, I had to buy it. Young Cousin Louise and Cousin Rebecca were so kind to buy me a beautiful scarf, MDH couldn't say anything about its weight as I will wear it on the plane. Thank you Cousin Louise and Cousin Rebecca, you made me feel very ...
Other places to stay in Bude
Bude | Hotelfrom $257
Crooklets Beach, Bude | Hotelfrom $139
Maer Down Road near Crooklets Beach, Bude | Hotelfrom $140
Maer Down Road, Crooklets Beach, Bude | Hotelfrom $50
Downs View, Bude | Hotelfrom $111
17-18 Summerleaze Crescent, Bude | 2 star hotelfrom $154
Flexbury Avenue, Bude | 4 star hotelfrom $119