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Travel Blogs from Bude
Checked out Saunton Sands but with the tide out the water was about 100odd metres from the sand line exposing black mud, however there were three people in the water surfing!!
On then to Ilfracoombe where we parked and had a wander,got a new battery in my watch which had stopped the day before for 5 pounds, By now as predicted on the forecast the rain was ...
... birthplace of King Arthur of Round Table fame, very legendary as the story spans about 1000 years in the making. Camelot for instance is reputed to be somewhere near Wells in Somerset about 100 miles away!!
You can surely learn more on Google.
We tried to rekindle memories of Boscastle but again parking was a problem and along with a downpour disuaded us from stopping, so a quick ...
My title is how thye village describes itself!!
However the day started overcast and we left Penzance at about 9.30am and wended our way through narrow country lanes on the way to St Ives looking for the Chysauster Ancient Village. Found the car park and then started the quite long walk along an access footpath which included and couple of sets of steps, all very much up hill.
... springy grass at the back of the sand dunes and through a golf course was a great way to get moving again. The intention was to catch the Appledore ferry across to Instow, but I met Giuliana at the Car park in Appledore and cadged a lift around the Torridge. Then I spied the Tarmac path below the Torridge Bridge and my heart sank. I made a decision to miss out much of this; I didn't really want to be walking all day, and definitely not on that! So ...
... I hadn't been to Everest but because I was desperate for the loo. He had the look about him that he had probably been up there dozens of times. As it turned out he had only been there once, but he had made it to camp 6, way above base camp! I felt a bit of a fraud, but still I was in need of the loo!
This camp site at Stoke Barton was so big that going to the showers was a minor expedition in itself. Tucked away in one corner was something akin to a sect of women, ...
Other places to stay in Bude
Bude | Hotelfrom $200
Crooklets Beach, Bude | Hotelfrom $133
Maer Down Road near Crooklets Beach, Bude | Hotelfrom $120
Maer Down Road, Crooklets Beach, Bude | Hotelfrom $50
Killerton Road, Bude | Hotelfrom $39
Downs View, Bude | Hotelfrom $111
17-18 Summerleaze Crescent, Bude | 2 star hotelfrom $127
Flexbury Avenue, Bude | 4 star hotelfrom $127