The Queens Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Early morning drive from Exeter towards Cornwall, with Tintagel Castle being our first stop. Tintagel Castle's wonderful location, set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, offers dramatic views out to sea, and its fascinating ruins and stunning beach makes it an ideal first taste of Cornwall. Next stops, the two sea side villages of Port Isaac …
... s winter season working out there. From here we will go through the Grand St Bernard pass, around Milan (worse than the M25!) and down to Ancona by 2.30pm on the afternoon of the 19th to catch our "Super fast" ferry (how fast it will actually be is still to be discovered). Providing our crossing isn't too rough (must remember to pack the sea sick pills!!), we will land in Patras on the greek mainland at around 2pm the following ...
... photos so she still has to just wait by herself because she doesn't join us. The cliff faces and rock formations are amazing along the Cornish coast, I didn't expect to see places like this in England but it's great! There is also sheep everywhere! After there we headed to St Ives to get some fish and chips for dinner and to check out this picturesque little town. Ron and I took some cool photos while we looked around and then we decided to head home because it turned ...
... because the line was so incredibly long. We also go to go ice skating! Now these skates were not real skates (made of plastic) and for a Canadian, that is a hard thing to get over. Nonetheless we did it and it was a lot of fun. I am however, used to using figure skates which have the pick at the front of the toe. These did not. Thankfully, I only fell once.
I spent a lovely week in Cornwall over Christmas seeing my Mum each day and visiting various towns and villages near the Lizard where I was staying. The harbour at Coverack by night was a magical scene with Christmas lights and decorations illuminating the small fishing boats in the harbour. I also took a couple of walks to my favourite places anywhere in the world - Kynance Cove and Lizard Point. The sunsets at this time of the year are truly spectacular. ...