Drake Hotel

2 Windsor Villas, Lockyer Street, The Hoe, Plymouth, Devon, England, PL1 2QD, United Kingdom | Hotel
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The fringes of Dartmoor

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Dartmoor is extensive high ridge country north of Plymouth, with open grassland, forests, gullies and gorges, wild ponies, sheep, army, prison, pubs, and lots of legends.

We had lunch with Allan and Lesley and Jake at a pub run by an award winning chef, then did a loop up over the moor on our way to the next call at Ivybridge.
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One last entry

A travel blog entry by spoggle

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... comes an arrival and on the 8th of August 2013, we had a very special arrival as Rory Milton Greenaway arrived to light up our lives...and night times. His middle name, Milton, is a nod to his great-grandad whom he never met but we know he'll be looking down on him and keeping an eye on us all.

Our other two arrivals were of the furry variety as Dotty the Beagle and Squidgy the Pug ...

Whitsand Bay, Cawsand, Mt Edgecumbe

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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We stayed with good friends John and Liz Ellison in the lighthouse keepers' cottage on Whitsand Bay. The shoreline has been devastated by the winter storms, so the white sand of previous years has been removed to expose great bars of rock.

On the peninsula there are small villages, one of the prettiest being Cawsand.

Also the Mt Edgecumbe estate is home to an extensive and spectacular carmelia ...

Plymouth

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Plymouth has always been a strategic port for England, none more so than when the Spanish armada called. Part of the armada anchored in the bay, whereupon Francis Drake declared he had to finish his game of bowls before sorting them out. The storm gods were on his side, and the rest is ...

My Fair Lady!

A travel blog entry by awoolfolk

... At first, I was not going to accept it. She convinced me that with the sash no man could hurt me. I convincingly accepted the sash, knowing that I had to defeat the Green Knight. The lady and I promised not to tell a soul. That night, when we each presented, I did not tell that the lady gave me her sash. For I would not want the Lord, her husband, to know. ...

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This hotel, located on 2 Windsor Villas, Lockyer Street, The Hoe, Plymouth, is near Plymouth, Black Friars Distillery, Plymouth Gin Distillery, and Plymouth Arts Centre.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding