Travel Blogs from Mevagissey
... identified most used Doc Martin llcarions over the week. This morning we finished with a visit to Mrs Tyshell's Chemist which is in fact a sweets shop when not a Doc Martin location. Chatted with the owner (Mike Meakins) who shared quite a lot about how the village changes when filming is underway. There are a number of Doc Martin references, stickers and posters in the shop.Mike tells us it takes 7 hrs to transform his shop into a chemist and then they shoot all required ...
... off for the beautiful sea side town of Marazion.
A short drive through the township's narrow main road and then a u turn back towards St Michael's Mount. Great views from car park of the island with St Michael's sitting atop the hill. Beautiful in this sea blue setting and warm sunshine. Walked across the beach and then the man made stone causeway (approx 1 km return) to the island -'only possible at low tide so we are fortunate. St ...
... names come across - "St Just in Rosewood", "Clock and Keys", "West Taphouse" etc.
Heaced east to Charlestown and walked around this historical sailing boat harbour. Found a wonderful Neptune carved from a huge tree trunk and walked past very old stone church. Cottages here namec after the trade of the owner - Wheelwright, The Cooperage, Cobbler, etc.
Further east to Fowey. Decided to park and walk down into the village. Another easy ...
... Saw the usual array of farm animals and flocks of swallows sitting huddled together on powerlines in various locations. On to New Polzeath which had a great outlook overlooking the ocean with big waves rollong in towards a sandy beach. Some surfers in the water here. Through Polzeath and noted that many properties would be quite expensive - indications of wealth in this seaside area. Impressed with a local golf club that seemed somewhat exclusive - ...
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 ...