The Old Rectory

Cricket Malherbie, Somerset, England, TA19 0PW, United Kingdom | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Cricket Malherbie

Musbury to Exemouth 28m. 45k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

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... Sustrans ranger , keeping an eye on the routes in his area. The hill out of Seaton went steeply up, but still rideable, then down into Beer, where the hill to Branscombe was huge and the 1in3 drop into the village and 1in3 up again even steeper. A similar drop down into Sidmouth followed. I stopped for lunch on the seafront where the wind was blowing the deck chairs and a few holidaymakers around. As for the hill out ...

Sun, Picnics, Trains and the Somerset levels

A travel blog entry by ashbysontour

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... and we met Steve's Mum, Sister, Mary and Daniel at Wells Cathedral for an ice cream. Steve was suitably surprised to see Mary. Charles had struggled today and to his annoyance his bike had developed a rattle, fortunately Steve's sister, being a local, was able to take Him to a local bike shop. The verdict: the wheels are not designed to take the sort of stresses they have been put under. Recommendations: strip down, ...

Beauty on the doorstep

A travel blog entry by pieceofparadise

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I'll keep saying this until I go blue, but there is nothing quite like the beauty on our own doorstep.

Today I went with my auntie down to a little place called Seaton. I can't say its forgotten because the local know its there. Seems like everyone else is more intent on Looe or Newquay, so I'll go with it's semi-forgotten.

The beach is dog friendly and although not rolling yellow sandy dunes, it is made of reasonably soft crushed ...

Dorchester to Musbury 40m. 64k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

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No chatting at breakfast-- the TV was on. Left at 9.15. Found the way out of town fairly easily--it started uphill on a cross country track through the farmland on a gravel track-rough but no sand-- then followed the little lanes up and up onto the Dorset Downs, to the *********ument at the highest point. It was more ups and downs after the drop down from the top to Bridport. Stopped there for some lunch at Joe's Cafe. I read in the paper about the hailstorms at ...

Hordle to Dorchester. 42m + 12m by train 66k

A travel blog entry by sallyj22

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... up to the horrible main road, as every track was a No Cycling area. The road was long and hilly through Bournemouth and Poole, eventually finding the road to Sandbanks and the ferry . Bournemouth must be the most cyclist-unfriendly town I have ever come across! Crossing the ferry to the Isle of Purbeck, I thought I would be able to make good progress. However this proved to be the reverse. A cyclist ...

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