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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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Y Cartws Cottage at Penrallt Y Cordde, near Aberporth, Ceredigion

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I haven’t been to Wales for more years than I care to remember and Hoover has never been, so we jumped at the chance to stay at Y Cartws Cottage at Penrallt Y Cordde, near Aberporth, Ceredigion.

Part of a former coach house Y Cartws is of of three pretty stone cottages at Penrallt Y Cordde …

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Homemade Goodies at Eyam Tea Rooms, Set in the Heart of Eyam

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Homemade Goodies at Eyam Tea Rooms, Set in the Heart of Eyam

When we booked our holiday cottage in Eyam one of it’s attractions for us was it’s proximity to a the highly recommended Eyam Tea Rooms, which sits just a few doors down the lane.    The wonderful array of homemade goodies at Eyam Tea Rooms, set in the heart of Eyam, greet you as soon as you …

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The Perfectly Named Harbourside Cottage in Seahouses, Northumberland

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the perfectly named Harbourside Cottage in Seahouses, Northumberland

Hoover and I have had two heavenly holidays in the north east in the last two years, and both times we stayed at the perfectly named Harbourside Cottage in Seahouses, Northumberland. (HC) (map). 

The Northumberland coast has to be one of the UK’s best-kept secrets:  the countryside is stunning, but for us it’s the beaches that …

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