Yardley Manor Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Yardley Manor Hotel Torquay
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... about mid afternoon. But it made for a good drive because it was all hazy and misty which was cool because then we stopped and Ron and I took photos of this cool bridge and creek that was covered in moss. Then we headed home after lunch because of the weather and to have a relaxing afternoon. Ron and Abi went out to the shops and I just stayed and chilled with Margaret and showed her some of my pictures and then had ...
... really cool. Then we headed back off the island to have lunch and I had my first pasty in England. We also came across the place Mike (Abi's dad) was born in during the war. It is actually like a castle, they moved the hospital to there while Plymouth was being bombed and it is such a nice building. So we stopped and checked that out because abi had never been there. I was impressed that he can say he was born in a castle and I have to say I'm born ...
Today we set off to drive to Plymouth (which is in Cornwall) with some stops along the way. First we drove an hour or two to go and check out Stonehenge because there was no way I would come to this side of the world and not see it. But you have to pay £15 ($30) plus £5 ($10) parking to just walk around in a circle around them and you can't even get close. You walk about 10 metres away behind a barrier. So we were not going to do that so ...
... language and culture barrier in England. In Exeter particularily, people are not very open. You can't smile at someone on the street passing by, and in general you have to make an effort to start and keep a conversation going. They are very conservative. That being said once you get them talking you meet some very nice and genuine people.
There are also quite a few words and phrases that are very different in England. Simple ...
... br> This week we spent 2 nights at Baltic Wharf in Bristol, met up with Heidi also bumped into John & Claire ( egg man) on the site.
Had 2 nights at Clevedon and a visited Tyntesfield
A few challenges this week the 12 volt failed then the hot water pipe burst so two visits to West Country Motor Homes. Staying in Burnham Friday night then on to Exeter for the weekend. ...