Newquay Fish Festival

I visited this last year and was glad that my visit to Newquay this year, coincided with the festival. Once again I was able to eat mackerel fillets that had been freshly smoked in a makeshift smoker built out of an old filing cabinet.

Windermere and the Folly of Trying to Visit Hill Top

I decided to spend the whole day around Windermere. Having parked at Lakeside, I purchased a freedom of the lake ticket that allows you to use all the boat trips on the lake as many times as you like over a 24 Hr period. The day started out very wet with the promise of sunnyContinue reading “Windermere and the Folly of Trying to Visit Hill Top”

Lakeland Motor Museum

This was a lot better than I anticipated and possibly even better than Beaulieu. It’s very well laid out and they have a lot of exhibits.

Coniston to Tarn Hows via Monk Coniston

I usually drive to Tarn Hows and then walk around the lakes. Today, I walked there from Coniston. It had stopped raining, but there was a lot of flooding, but this is an idea walk as much of it is through woodland. It’s a circular walk and it’s uphill all the way there, but downhillContinue reading “Coniston to Tarn Hows via Monk Coniston”

Jodrell Bank

When I was little I had a jigsaw puzzle of the British Isles. Right in the middle was a picture of the Jodrell Bank Lovell Radio Telescope. I always wanted to see it but didn’t think it was open to the public. Then, last month I was reading an article in a magazine about theContinue reading “Jodrell Bank”

Summer Holiday 2011 Day 15 – Going Home via Exeter

Time to say goodbye to Cornwall and head home. I’m still on holiday, so included a visited to Exeter on the way.