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... 4 or 5 days before everything is put back again. After this they only need to change the outside appearance when filming street scenes. Most scenes inside the Doc's house are filmed in a series of studios located imside a large barn on a nearby Rosscarrock Farm. An interesting 20 min for Doc Martin fans like us. Just had to make some fudge purchases in exchange for such valued imformation.
Home for a quick change and then off into Truro somewhat earlier than planned ...
Despite being very grey when we woke, today has been our best day weather wise for some time. The skies cleared as we headed south and we were blessed with blue skies and bright sunshine fo the whole day. Even the locals were surprised with the 16° maximum.
After the first stretch of narrow roads via St Kew (including being parked up for some time while a herd of dairy cows used the road) we we able to use main highways south west until ...
... later followed by a very demanding uphill return. In the township we visited a church much too big for its location and tried to get a look at The Place - a castle like building now a private residence. Drove alomg to grab a view of a local castle ruin and The Manor - now a grand restaraunt sitting atop a hill oberlookkng the bay.
Cross country to Looe - another sea side village that has outgrown its location. Built at the mouth of a river ...
... including extensive practice areas.
Through Rock and Trezdrizzick, past Wadebridge and into the harbour of Padstow. Pretty little sea side township that seems to have outgrown its quaint waterfront.
Back towards Port Isaac via a tiny village called St Kew which consists of a very old church (with accompanying cemetry), child care centre in old rectory, house and Inn. Had planned to eat at the old and very interesting Inn but not open ...
It's now November, and even though I have changed to the challenge slightly, I thought I would update the list of where I've been.
So where have I been now...at the start of the year I was up to 17.
2) Republic of Ireland
6) Gibraltar (well it’s an over seas territory, but ...