The Hatch Inn
Travel Blogs from Hatch Beauchamp
green beans, salad and potatoes. Delicious.
back onto the flying fox, into Berty and Jan and Jeremy took us to
Paignton to catch the train. The day was once again a bit murky so
the fantastic scenery was intermittent.
took us from the train to Wendover to the Five Bells Pub where we
were to stay for the next few days. Between three and four hours
driving in persistent rain. Ali ...
... 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 ...
... over five hundred years. The collection consists of treasures from model ships to shells, collected over several generations. The house was built in 1823 and was extended in 1860. The interior was of cosy rooms and a homely, family atmosphere. The estate was left to Rosalie Chitchester by her father who died quite young. She lived there until her death in 1949, and left the estate to the National Trust. We then drove on to ...
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 ...
... altitude. Yes, I know that is impossible, but with the excitement and adrenalin of the last day, that is how it felt.
In Culbone Wood they had been cutting down the Rhododendrons big time. Some areas were devoid of trees, just dead Rhodies piled up like a natural rubbish tip. Though there were plenty of new shoots of Rhodies starting to fight back. Someone needs a lesson from the Glaswegians we met in The Whistle Field Inn at Loch Eck. ...