Travel Blogs from Taunton
Unable to collect bike from cycle shop until 9 o'clock so had a late start. We grouped together at the Co-Op car park, with Hilary joining us for a couple of days and where to Mike's amazement 2 buddies surprised him with their attendance eager to draw Mike's **** over the moors, grunting, shouting and kicking!! He did all these things in style. …
... where she and Craig used
to live in Lacey Green before moving to York. We had googled it but
it was good to actually see it.
collected us for dinner with her parents, and her sister Christine
who had flown in from Switzerland that afternoon with her two year
old son Jasper – a bright, lively little fellow with an infectious
smile and laugh. Christine's husband Paul was to arrive the next
... was very helpful and informative and we now know some new big words like brachiopod and mezzozoic. We then stumbled back along the beach to the town and went for a walk along The Cob (sea wall). This featured in the movie, The French Lieutenants Woman. Becca treated us all to some delicious and well earned ice creams. We wandered back along the seaside and then up through the town which was ...
... our hotel. We arrived to find a gorgeous hotel overlooking the Bristol Channel. Surrounded by rocky cliff faces and a beautiful bay. What a gorgeous spot this hotel is in! We unpacked and decided to walk into the town to check out the pubs! We came across the Crown Hotel where we had a drink and Rod tried another beer. We walked back to the hotel to get ready for dinner and had a lovely meal in the restaurant and take in the ...
A lovely morning, with sun and not too cool. Haven't been in long pants yet, still in the shorts and t shirts although a jumper is sometimes warranted.
stopped at Glastonbury , the site of the abbey where supposedly Joseph of Aramathea, first came across from europe bringing christianity. Legend says that when he put his staff to the ground it took root and the holy grail is buried somewhere beneath the tor(hill) that dominates the town.
Off to Bath and the cathedral ...