The Mount Somerset Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taunton
... at the first
stop with lunch at the second, arriving mid-afternoon at Whimple.
wonderful to see Ali again and we were made welcome by her lovely
parents, Janthia and Roger. I could never hope to describe the
organisation that has been going on for the wedding, including the
three tiered wedding cake which Ali and her parents had made and
iced. After enjoying a home cooked dinner complete with more clotted
... Regis to meet a friend of Sheree's who lives nearby, Becca. Lyme Regis is a great seaside town with rows of beach huts in different colours. It is famous for its fossils (tempting to make a Pete joke here). We walked/stumbled over rocks, stones and mud along the beach for quite a way until we came upon an ammonite graveyard. Hugely impressive and exiting and we even found some fossils. A fossil ...
... a magnificent place! If you want to do summer in the UK go there. As we drove on further we went to Ilfracombe and found this lovely hotel and stopped to take some photos. We went in to the Hotel and walked through the ground floor, I think it was only for residents, but we snuck through anyway. Nice place! We visited Arlington Court, Arlington Court on the edge of Exmoor, a complete family estate held by the Chichester ...
Saw the royal circus with its varied architecture, set in a curved setting, with the 3 different types of columns, one for each of the levels, Doric, Ionic and Corinthean. Bath is a maze of narrow streets and lots of traffic which seems to go every which way. I m glad Ian is driving, as he seems to do it with ease, even down to 3 point turns when the road abruptly ends.
the Roman Baths are fantastic, incredible to think they are still working as they did ...
... on. I do think the Nuke bars and energy drinks have something to answer for. So there I was, scuttling across the grass to the toilets, and starting to understand that this was such an emergency that would have warranted using Dora. But not far to go, and then up some steps hoping that at least one of the two cubicles would be free. As I entered, to my relief I saw both were available; take the nearest one. Every second counts. Get in, and getting ...