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Category Archives: THE WEST COUNTRY

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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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Stunning Hengistbury Head, near Bournemouth

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I fell in love with stunning Hengistbury Head, near Bournemouth (map) the first time I visited.  Our family had just acquired a static caravan on a site just outside Christchurch for the summer months of 2009 and upon waking up on my first morning there I set off in search of somewhere to give Hugo (these were pre-Hoover days) …

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