The Old Rectory

Parkham, Bideford, Devon, England, EX39 5PL, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bideford

Day Fifty Eight (21.75 miles.... Cum 1103.44)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes on Aug 11, 2014

3 comments, 14 photos

... especially stretching north to Hartland Point. No less spectacular were the rock formations on the beach. This first inlet or mouth and beach, we really appreciated. However, this stretch of the SWCP is a series of deep valleys and inlets, meaning we would walk down a steep valley side only to then have to climb out the other side. As the afternoon wore on, so the strength of the wind increased and we struggled to maintain our usual speed of between ...

Day Fifty Seven (24.1 miles.... Cum 1081.69)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes on Aug 10, 2014

1 comment, 13 photos

... s working at the loom. She gets paid on Friday!" What song is that from? We pressed on to the small village of Abbotsham, where we were meeting university friends of mine, Tammy and Chris. They had brought lunch but, like JOGLE veterans of old had already sweet-talked the local pub into allowing us to eat our sandwiches in their garden. Impressive! We then set off to rejoin the SWCP. At the coast, now cliff tops rather than ...

Day Fifty Six (Zero miles....cum 1057.59)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes on Aug 09, 2014

2 comments

The definition of a rest day: A) Zero miles walked B) Sleep C) Wake and get up whenever D) Large cooked breakfast E) Copious amounts of coffee drunk F) D) and E) accompanied by newspaper G) Watch cricket (or any sport) on TV H) Graze as appropriate during the day taking full account of A) I) If unsure at any stage, return to A) Today was the definitive rest ...

Back in Britain

A travel blog entry by nathancrang on Aug 09, 2014

Hi everyone, I arrived back in the UK yesterday after a very long journey about 26 hours total - fortunately I didn't feel too bad after it, just a little tired! I've had an amazing trip, thanks for reading the blog, it's been nice knowing that people have been keeping up with what I've been doing whilst I've been on my adventures. Even whilst I've been travelling I've planned a few more trips - I've well and truly caught the "travel bug"! I hope to see you all soon and show you the ...

Day Fifty Five (21.4 miles...cum 1057.59)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes on Aug 08, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

... diving after her prey at what seemed breakneck speed. A tremendous sight. We walked to the head of the river Exe: very underwhelming as it is just a muddy patch of dirt! Then all of a sudden we were at the edge of Exmoor and the country just drops away steeply. We made our way down to the pretty village of Challacombe. We then decided to take roads to Bratton Fleming ...

Location

This hotel, located on Parkham, Bideford, is near The Big Sheep, RHS Garden Rosemoor, Westward Ho!, and Hartland Abbey & Gardens.
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