Stamford Hill Hotel & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Bude
... the process of remodeling the old stone house. It is beautiful. There are still meat hooks in the kitchen. She has kept the old pump (doesn't work). Slate entryways were worn just like the wood entryway at the Ellingson homestead. She has 2 daughters 15 years younger than mine. The Dunstaple Rum & Raisin ice cream was superb. Before meeting Jo I visited the museum. OMG, looking at my papers ...
A bit of a blah day but only because I suffered from heart burn half the night and was a bit washed out in the morning. A day to do the washing and pack our bags. We still managed to fit in a bike ride up to Silbyback Lake and back to blow out the cobwebs. It's about an hours ride and the wind went right through you. It was very pretty but so cold. Kerry did the honours and cooked dinner for everyone ...
... along the coastal track towards Polperro on the south coast. On the top parts of the track it was complete white out and we could hear the sea but not see the sea. As we headed down the track it cleared enough to show us how wild it was. The small town of Polperro is very old, English and cute. We found a lovely little old ...
... use to haul their stuff up and down the steep cobbled paths.
At the bottom you reach a little harbour and we took a stroll along the rocky beach. Next stop was Braunton for a drink and a look in some surf shops before onto Woolacombe. We browsed a few shops and had a wander before beginning our journey back to ...
... and our legs definitely agreed as we began the trudge back inland to cut across back to the farm.
Pleased to the off our shoes we were greeted by a swam of flies in our bathroom. Like hundreds. Damn Eco-loos. Once cleared up we showers and set off to find a LOT of food. We drove to Bude and stumbled upon a Chinese. Yum! Bellies satisfied we headed back to our pod to look at some more stars before ...
Other places to stay in Bude
Breakwater Road, 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
Killerton Road, Bude | Hotelfrom $39
Downs View, Bude | Hotelfrom $111
Flexbury Avenue, Bude | 4 star hotelfrom $119
17-18 Summerleaze Crescent, Bude | 2 star hotelfrom $154