The Castle at Taunton
Travel Blogs from Taunton
green beans, salad and potatoes. Delicious.
back onto the flying fox, into Berty and Jan and Jeremy took us to
Paignton to catch the train. The day was once again a bit murky so
the fantastic scenery was intermittent.
took us from the train to Wendover to the Five Bells Pub where we
were to stay for the next few days. Between three and four hours
driving in persistent rain. Ali ...
... By the time we got back to The Coach House, the Rudolph children were all returning from their various outings to cricket and Guy had retuned from his Board meeting in Amsterdam. We had a lovely dinner and Guy introduced Pete to Armagnac. Luckily that took the edge off watch us lose 2 Americas Cup races (sigh). Although it did increase his ranting a bit. He is not feeling so flash this morning ...
... be. we stopped to grab a sandwich, top up petrol and replace Rod's glasses he lost. Leaving Barnstaple we head north towards the coast and the Bristol Channel. We have seen two Badgers in the last couple of days and unfortunately they have both been road kill! A beautiful sunny day today as we drive along and decide to take a left turn to Woolacombe, where we were told, has beautiful long beaches and is used for surfing. ...
... times, with very little change to their design. Also to think that were buried underground and that a worker doing his job managed to uncover a small piece which has eventually led to the site as it stands today. The age of everything in England is difficult to get your head around, and in the most part for it to be still standing or used as things were centuries ago is amazing.
Back in Stratford and tonight we have tickets to the Shakespearean play Much Ado About ...
The final day was divided into three distinct parts. Firstly a high cliff section with a long wooded stretch up to Porlock. These woods grow on slopes so steep above the cliffs that you wonder how they don’t just topple over into the sea. At least the woods provide a lot of shelter for my vertigo and running through them masks the amount of ascent you are doing. Secondly there is the flat, marsh land between Porlock and Bossington and then the ...