The Royal Lodge
Travel Blogs from Symonds Yat
Great nights sleep, foggy in morning and didn't clear till after 3 in the afternoon. Easy day 15 miles and 3000 ft of ascent. Saw two really good forts. Walked through a very scenic park apparently owned by the vacuum guy(Dyson). B&B closed on arrival so sat in pub writing ...
B&B was ok in the end, smelt damp when I arrive. Took longer route along canal. Lots of ups and downs today and lots of long barrows including hetty peglers tump which you needed a torch for because you went in so far. Climbed tyndale beacon which got narrower and narrower as you got higher, not much space at the top. Weather good again, a bit cooler today ...
... the village if they are staying in one of the accommodation facilities so traffic is limited. We also took the opportunity to go to some of the towns on the Northern coast of Cornwall, Padstow, where Rick Stein has his famous Seafood restaurant and Port Isaac where the Doc Martin series was filmed. Each was beautiful in their own right although definitely more ...
Glorious weather (to hot for some) all the tourist attractions were packed with visitors. The inn I stayed at last night were hopeless 08.30 breakfast meant that's when the chef got up, didn't get going till 10. 21 miles and 5000ft of ascent , I'm well and truly cream crackered, be glad of an easy 15 ...
... if the shop will be staying as selling of all his stock. Also heard from someone on the campsite later on that they had been in the cycle shop in Ross on Wye (we'd seen it yesterday) and there wasn't much in this one either as he was retiring as well.
Had already paid to stay at the camp site at Symmonds Yat another night as we were going to be out on the bikes all day.... - so back there for bar-b-que and a beer.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed