Bodkin House Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBodkin House Hotel Badminton
Great little roadside pub, big English breakfast, cosy room, everything as should be expected.
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... a hill and castle (long destroyed), but the access to the hilltop is via an 1892 built vernacular. We can never resist, so up we went. Of course there is a bit of history here too, as during the English Civil War of the 1600s, the residents of Bridgenorth remained loyal to King Charles 1, so they were inevitably attacked by the Royalists. This sounds familiar, but as the castle on top of the cliff tops was almost impregnable, the Royalists decided to ...
... we are still at least 8 hours away from Yorkshire! Devon and Cornwall are so close, and we really love visiting these western counties, but we just don’t have the time on this trip.
So at Bridport we turned north and drove through the heart of Dorset, through picturesque villages of thatched roof houses, and through beautiful green pastures and sheep . . . . lots and lots ...
... but never managed it. So I've decided that Helen and I have to go there within the next couple of years. I would love to go there with Helen, Lloyd and Jayne. Then we would have excellent tour guides. It just so happens that they are good friends and great company too.
On arrival at Chepstow we are informed that our coach is late. Not the best of starts. Tardy Coach became even more so as ...
... off we went. It's a gorgeous walk though with some incredible views if you can get to the top of the first hill which I swear exists purely to highlight my fitness levels or lack thereof. It's pretty easy to find your way but when you come out onto the road, don't go straight over. It's easier to turn ...
... gone (zapper!)
Safesea (jellyfish repellant !)
Blue sunblock stick
Factor 20 suncream
Factor 30 suncream
Ear plugs (wax ones to keep water out in case of infection)
Blister plasters (love em)
Sea sickness bands
Just the clothes, books, shoes, maps, tech and school stuff to pack. I hope our bags are like the Tardis.
written by Fran