Exmoor Forest Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Our adventure begins with a very traffic-free drive down the M4 to Heathrow. After lots of chatting and swapping of sweets I realised that I had left something very important behind, on a chair in Whitchurch Primary School's staffroom. I had been very organised, surprising myself with my precision and attention to detail by arranging every ticket, ...
... just because they could.
The Butes were hilariously extravagant as only rich Victorians can be, google them if ever you are in need of a high society giggle. Amongst other things, they built a house with the sole purpose of hurting the eyes. Gold plating, mosaics, woodcarving, peacock wallpaper, the works. It was an attack of the senses, but even so, if you shut out the rest and only looked at the details, they were quite beautiful. My favourites were ...
... very enjoyable. The first few minutes were a bit dull, but once chaos hits and (or because) the Doctor appears , it's immensly fun. Alexis was absolutely amazed to be facing the Doctor, the real Doctor! And he's talking to us! But the real treat for her were those poor, poor Daleks, all broken down all around... she was so very worried about them. So of course she was absolutely not amused we had to leave the room in a hurry when they came ...
The weather this morning was very typical of Wales (or so I hear!)…apparently Wales is worse than Melbourne! Very unpredictable it can be pouring rain one minute and can be sunny the next. The good thing about being here in summer is that even if it is raining it is still quite humid so it's not cold.
After breakfast, the four of us went for a walk into Cowbridge (only about 5 minutes) and wandered around ...
... when you least expect it.
Ok, after spending days travelling through Cornwall, we have already left Devon and moved into Dorset. Chalked up just under 200 miles so far and completed the first of the 6 stages for the trip.
Right, just a short one tonight....more moors tomorrow!
The path less trodden, is generally less trodden for a reason