The Royal Oak Inn
Travel Blogs from Luxborough
... 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
... Old Elizabethen Hotel, now rechristened The Pier, Great hotel/restaurant at the end of Westward Ho! overlooking the ocean, Bit like Surf House at Merewether only bigger with grey overcast outlook and no dolphins. Owen currently works there as a waiter and Stephanie has worked there in the past.
Couple of days ago we caught up with Lona's Aunt Rose and her brother John. John ...
... a beautiful drive. We drove through the attractive town of Porlock, with narrow streets and Swiss like buildings. Situated on the sea, the area in north Devon is quite different than the south. I prefer the north coast with it's little fishing villages and quietness, a lovely place to visit. We drove through the outskirts of the large town of Minehead and on to Dunster Castle and the old village of Dunster. All up hill again! ...
... the distance I must confess I felt a bit emotional, but I had time to compose myself before we finally hugged and patted! Though not in that order, as Kimber bounded up to greet me first. Shame it was a week day so people who had been involved couldn’t be there too. Or that students from Ellesmere were not there. We’d tried to set this up for the original attempt which was to have finished on a Monday, but the teachers offering to do it and run the last ...
... at 318m is the highest coastal hill in England according to the landlord of the Chichester in Morthoe last night. Apparently he's in the coastal rescue team and they have 500’ ropes for working in North Devon. Anyway in 35 mins. I was almost touching the clouds which hovered over the top of Great Hangman. It was really spooky. A nice pint of Gem by the way in The Chichester, even though it comes from Bath.
I was probably quicker ...