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A Pit Stop at The Old Thatch Inn, Cheriton Bishop, Dartmoor

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Hooves and I stopped for a pit stop at The Old Thatch Inn, Cheriton Bishop, Dartmoor (website) on our way to Cornwall.  We had kept our eyes peeled for a place to stop for lunch, and as we were whizzing along the A30 we were rewarded by one of those signs on the verge that announces a nearby hostelry.  We took the hint and …

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A Dog Friendly Holiday Lodge at The Park, Mawgan Porth in Cornwall

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a dog friendly holiday lodge at The Park, Mawgan Porth in Cornwall.  

In March Hoover and I had a week away in a dog friendly holiday lodge at The Park, Mawgan Porth in Cornwall.  Unlike our usual holidays we had a few more criteria than usual to take in to account when looking for a holiday home as The Parents were coming with us, and Dad’s mobility had deteriorated dramatically …

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A Dog Walk Along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Penbryn to Llangrannog

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A Dog Walk Along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Penbryn to Llangrannon

Hoover and I enjoyed a dog walk along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Penbryn to Llangrannog and back in March.  To pick up the coast path at Penbryn you don’t need to go right down to the beach, because the entrance to the path is by the National Trust car park (map) and cafe at Llanborth Farm, Sarnau, near …

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A Visit to Llangrannog Beach for a post-supper leg-stretch

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Hooves and I made a visit to Llangrannog Beach for a post-supper leg-stretch one day in late March (map), and found a pretty village, with a stunning beach. (street view)  Possibly the best description of the village comes from ‘The Story of Llangrannog’* by Mervyn Davies, who says: ‘The seaside village of Llangrannog lies on the coast of Ceredigion, in a …

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A dog walk along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Tresaith to Aberporth

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A dog walk along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Tresaith to Aberporth

The Ceredigion Coast Path offers walkers 60 miles of unspoilt coastline, with excellent views across Cardigan Bay.  Hoover and I enjoyed a dog walk along the Ceredigion Coast Path from Tresaith to Aberporth (map) and back one Sunday morning in March.  Tresaith (map) is a pretty little coastal village..  It lies between Aberporth and Llangranog, and is linked to the former …

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