Stourhead Revisited

Stourhead

Time to go home 🙁

15 days ago, on the first day of the holiday, we visited Stourhead, but only had time to tour the grounds. We decided to revisit so we could take a look around the house. The main attraction is the artwork – every room is like a art gallery.

Overground, Underground

Today the weather forecast is grim – rain all day, but I spotted a hole in the clouds above the Polperro area, so we headed there.

Polperro

Sure enough, as we approached the port, the cloud thinned and by the time we reached the sea, we had bright sunshine.

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Fowey

I visited Fowey for the first time today and the question I have to ask is why didn’t I do it before.

Fowey

Compared to it’s nearby neighbour, Looe, it’s chalk and chesse. Where Looe was a tacky and overcrowded Fowley, is a pleasant harbour with tasteful shops and many restaurants and pubs selling local fish.

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Surf’s up

Took in some of the north Cornish coast today – firstly Crackington Haven. It has the hottest day so far and you couldn’t stay in the sun too long.

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For my convenience

Visited Cotehele, a National Trust property near Plymouth. You have to choose a bright day as there is no lighting in the property.

Cotehete

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Go to Gaol

Bodmin Gaol is one of those places that you keep seeing advertised but something tells you that it is probably best avoided. Well it is so close to where I am staying, I had to give it a go – I wish I had listened to my instinct!

Bodmin Gaol

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