The Old Rectory

Address: Parkham, Bideford, Devon, England, EX39 5PL, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Parkham, Bideford, is near The Big Sheep, RHS Garden Rosemoor, Westward Ho!, and Hartland Abbey & Gardens.
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Travel Blogs from Bideford


A travel blog entry by darylheather on Jul 08, 2015

3 comments, 5 photos

... We asked if we could come along and listen and Brian said that was fine. Well what a treat! 35 Cornish men, the youngest probably 60, singing their hearts out. They were so chuffed to have an international audience and made us most welcome. This truly topped of what has been an amazing day and reinforced what we have always believed, that is, that people are the same no matter where you are.


A travel blog entry by darylheather on Jul 07, 2015

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After picking up our hire car from Exeter airport our first stop was Buckfastleigh, a charming little village full of friendly locals. The Hamlyn family had a big influence in the village and surrounding area as wool growers in the 19th and 20th centuries. Hamlyn House was once a thriving woollen mill employing many locals until it closed in1946. The mills undertook all the different processes of cloth manufacture and were well recognised for their cloth.
Our ...

Guess where Australia's wine lake is?

A travel blog entry by goneosagain on Jul 04, 2015

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... large and bland while the filling was fairly dry with lots of onion. I am sure it was a hit with the miners as it didn't fall apart as you ate it. Having done our duty to try one, we don't do that again. The harbour was interesting as the tide was out and there were many boats just lying on their sides in the sand. The markings on the sea wall and buildings indicated it must be about a four metre tide. Reminds us of the ...

I am allergic to England!

A travel blog entry by goneosagain on Jul 04, 2015

1 comment, 6 photos

... in the seaside Cornwall town of Bude. Our first stop was to the beach for lunch. I instantly felt sorry for the locals who come here for holidays. Today was warm (21degrees) with a cool breeze but this and a long walk to find the beach past the gravel did not deter families. I now know why they have those beach huts. It is so you can get out of the wind and pretend you ...

Back to Barnstaple

A travel blog entry by sallyj22 on Jun 25, 2015

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We enjoyed our stay in Bristol, especially the games of snakes and ladders and Uno with Isobel. Susan and Robin met us at Barnstaple station and , after a bit of shopping in Lidl, took Lilli and the luggage back to Northfield Lane while I cycled back. It was lovely to sit in the sun for our afternoon tea and later on for dinner. The resident hedgehog put in his nightly appearance and walked past back home after devouring his supper of meal ...

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