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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
TripAdvisor Reviews The Alverton Truro
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Everyone woke at around 530am, with Emily making us all start the day. Following all of the excitement of the previous day, Rose was quite tired and tetchy and needed a couple of breakfasts to get over it! The plan for the day was to visit St Ives. As it is such a popular destination there is a park and ride scheme, but with a difference. Rather than by the bus, transport into the town is by train, using an old branch line. ...
We woke up after quite a difficult night. Christine had been sick in the night and we think that she had caught the same bug that Emily was suffering from earlier in the week. This had woken Emily and Emily in turn woke up Rose, making for a very noisy night! Therefore we all felt quite tired in the morning. I took Rose out for a breakfast to allow Christine a bit of time to wake up and recover. She was feeling a ...
... early and got there by 8am finding it very easy to find a parking space. Fowey is a very picturesque place that reminded us a lot of Honfleur in France. It was very pleasant to walk around, especially before the tourists arrived. We then decided to get a ferry to the town of Mevagissey. The boat ride lasted around half an hour and offered some spectacular views of the Cornish coast, including the lighthouse ...
... hanging basket of cascading petunias and begonias. Nigel was so fascinated by the stunning shop assistant who worked in the bakery he bought a vanilla slice as well as his Cornish pasty. We ate our lunch in a car park overlooking the Severn Valley. Nigel said he would be perfectly happy to live there forever, but off we want again, North on the M5. One fairly easy hour on the M5 later at 130kph in the middle lane while ...
Weather wet. Travellers dry. A long leisurely breakfast led to a long leisurely morning tea then a long leisurely lunch, all still at the kitchen table. We were waiting for the rain to stop but it didn't so we cancelled plans to go exploring. Pippa and I spread out on couches and read and drank more tea, while Nigel and Peter spent ...