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... preserved one and we could climb all the way to the top. Not only did it provide some great views and pictures, we also got to see how a real lighthouse keeper would have lived. Definitely a major highlight for me.
From there we walked along the seawall (I'm not sure what it is actually called, but that is the best description I can come up with). The suprising thing was that, even though the wind was blowing, ...
Drove across Bodmin Moor to the pub called "Jamaica Inn," scene of the novel by Daphne Du Maurier. The pub was built as a coaching house in 1750. We looked at the museum , partly about the authoress and partly about Cornish smuggling through the years, the subject of the book. I had read almost all Daphne's books years ago, when I lived in Plymouth, but still ...
... we could join the End To End Club, if we apply and provide documentation to show we had completed the trip. Again, spectacular cliffs, but very commercialised. Even met two lots of Aussies there. Could not believe our luck with beautiful sunny weather to see these fabulous sights.
Then drove to the edge of Bodmin Moor to camp on a farm for the ...
Lazy day, with late brekkie. Drove with Liz and John via Torpoint and then Millbrook to Maker Heights, when we sat outside to eat lunch overlooking Cawsand - amazing in late November!
Then walked across Mt Edgecombe parkland along an inlet from the sea to Cremyll, when we had a drink in the old pub, the Edgecombe Arms, before walking back; in all, about 3 miles.
Lovely lazy dinner in front of a roaring fire. So good to see our old pals ...
What do they have on a farm called "Goose Slade Farm"? Geese, that screeched ALL night!
We drove to the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton. Devoted to the history of British naval aviation. Great display of aircraft, shipping, a Concorde, and simulated trip in a helicopter then up into the bridge of the the aircraft Carrier "Ark Royal." All brilliantly set out in four enormous hangars, and even I enjoyed it all.
Then set off again and had our LAST ferry ride - ...