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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... ticked off. However, all the next few sights are all more widespread, dotted along the length of Devon and Cornwall, and it would take us the rest of the day to tick off three more. The first of these is Clovelly, a little fishing village on the North Devon coast, and some 90-odd miles and 2 hours distant from Glasto. No point in hanging about, so we head off.
In due course we reach Clovelly, which turns out, like many such West country fishing villages,
Dear all, We are in Plymouth tonight and head off to Stone Henge (again) and then to London. Then once we arrive at our hotel we will get ready to go out to the West end theatre area of London to see play War Horse! We were to go on a cruise in the Plymouth harbour at 5 pm but the weather was against us as well as the tides so cruiser owner cancelled it. Rain on and off gain today. Saw the ...
... with reception. Restaurant closed though so just a 'cold plate' for us. Not my type of food - luckily I have a cookie left! Then up to the room. Totally adequate, but noise from the adjacent bar. But fully functional wifi - worked straight away, good signal. Soon we were both at war! We were soon down in the bar, acclimatising! Good wifi signal again. Sitting outside, a slight chill in the air but warm enough at ...
... with a bailey inside and was made out of shale. It was built in the 12th century on a hill overlooking the River Fowey. It had a double set of entrance gates and what looks like a dry moat. This castle bounced around in ownership during the 12th century and the only notable owner was The Black Prince Edward III. He used the castle between 1354 and 1356 to gather his feudal lords so they could show their allegiance ...
... and roll another dice to show if you hit the enemy or not. The other game was when you had a flag and you rolled the dice to see what your mission was. The first to complete the mission wins. It was like a board game with a story in it. Dressing up as one of the Navy team was really fun, I dressed up as the person who guides the plane onto the ship, while Alexander dressed up as the person who loads missiles onto them. It was really fun.