Warrens Farm Bed and Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Yeoford
... at the first
stop with lunch at the second, arriving mid-afternoon at Whimple.
wonderful to see Ali again and we were made welcome by her lovely
parents, Janthia and Roger. I could never hope to describe the
organisation that has been going on for the wedding, including the
three tiered wedding cake which Ali and her parents had made and
iced. After enjoying a home cooked dinner complete with more clotted
... Regis to meet a friend of Sheree's who lives nearby, Becca. Lyme Regis is a great seaside town with rows of beach huts in different colours. It is famous for its fossils (tempting to make a Pete joke here). We walked/stumbled over rocks, stones and mud along the beach for quite a way until we came upon an ammonite graveyard. Hugely impressive and exiting and we even found some fossils. A fossil ...
... because we bought two umbreallas in a $1 shop!! Insurance.
Stopped off at a small cafe for a light lunch and found our waitress was from Bideford and her niece was married to a New (Lona's Bideford family) in Northam.
After we left Ilfracoombe in bright warm sunshine we headed through Coombe Martin and wound our way back to Barnstable and home.
Out last night ...
... itself, and was not at all like "Midsummer Murders"! We found our little 1600 century Manor and booked in. The room wasn't too far up stairs for Rod and my case! A small room but fantastic! We went down to the bar and a couple of the locals chatted to us. One lady had lymphodema and she was telling me about her plight. I feel the long term outlook for her may not be too bright. she was happy to talk to me about her ...
The final day was divided into three distinct parts. Firstly a high cliff section with a long wooded stretch up to Porlock. These woods grow on slopes so steep above the cliffs that you wonder how they don’t just topple over into the sea. At least the woods provide a lot of shelter for my vertigo and running through them masks the amount of ascent you are doing. Secondly there is the flat, marsh land between Porlock and Bossington and then the ...