The Anchor Hotel & Ship Inn
Travel Blogs from Porlock Weir
We awake feeling relaxed well rested and ready for our last challenge. We even enjoy Basil's (Alex) breakfast banter and set off for town to do some last chores, including another brief session at the internet cafe to do the internet work we never get time for when we’re blogging. It’s remarkable how blogging has taken over as our …
... allotment keeping him very busy and Rose is showing her age a close to 90.
Sharon has organised a family reunion dinner for Saturday night which will see a cast of thousands with all of John and Maureens kids and grand kids,not sure of numbers but it will be a crowd.
Today the weather vis a bit grey looking, but dry!!
Dave & Lona.
Left Waterford early to catch the ferry for Wales and the port of Pembroke. Crossing was slightly rougher than going over and we couldn't see anything for the first two hours due to rain and mist.
Arrived in Pembroke then a two hour drive into Cardiff. Did a tour of Cardiff Castle, very worthwhile, a lot ...
... perhaps we shouldn’t go there! Discuss.
Tiny Culbone church at the end of the woods is a real pretty place, the country’s smallest complete church in a tiny combe. Then it was down to the Porlock marshes which are a real contrast and Bossington at the eastern edge of the marshland is a very attractive village before the climb up the side of Bossington Hill
Adrenalin’s still up.
The day seemed to fly by. It went much ...
... in a cottage right next to the Dolphin, overlooking the harbour. Lydia took her first steps there. And to cement this as their first walking holiday we took the girls up The Hangmans strapped to our backs.
The stretch up to Heddon’s Mouth was much longer and tougher than I remembered. I last walked this several years ago with Ellie, Luke and Simon before he emigrated to New Zealand. Crazily we didn’t use the footpath to ...