Hotel Iona Torquay
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... and 20 minutes queuing is a nightmare on one of the busiest days in the British travellers calendar. Eventually we head back via a reasonable change at Reading and we get to Newton Abbott station and a quick cab ride home.
I'd pre warned our neighbours who had been fantastic at filling our empty fridge and freezer with staples to get us through our first night back. There was a welcome party ready with keys, help ...
... weather was brilliant so I gave Treacle a good walk down onto the beach before joining everyone for the festivities. We started at mid day and finally staggered back to our vans around 6.00pm, having had a delicious Christmas Dinner, a cabaret, and a visit from Father Christmas! I sat on a table with lovely people from Broadway and Kidderminster all of whom were rather worried about the prospect of snow in the midlands and potential difficulties ...
... with coffee and biscuits.
The journey to Reading is totally uneventful, not like our journey home on the same tracks earlier this year when due to the wettest winter in many a long year, we were surrounded by water, more like lakes all across the Somerset levels for mile after mile. Five miles across and more like 30 miles wide, the land was under water like never before. So with the railway almost mended at Dawlish and the ...
... catch-up of family news over good food.
Then drove on across Dartmoor again. Stopped to climb to a Tor on Burrator Moor before driving to Lee Moor and on to Ivybridge.
Stayed again with Jenny and Rhidian, whom we stayed with in February. Another lovely night in front of a roaring fire with good food and lots of chatting. Great to see them ...
... Mother always took a cooked chicken with us on holiday, but as some of you well know, if we're travelling on a train, we'll have a chicken to munch on. When the time arrives, we'll do all we can to avoid the toshiba! Roast chicken in French stick went without incident, Toshiba guy looked a little surprised as the French stick arrived, followed by salt, pepper, ketchup, butter and a bread knife to carve the chicken with, but we managed to avoid getting ...