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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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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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The Thames Path – from Hurley Lock towards Marlow

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It was one of those perfect January mornings when Hoover and I walked this section of The Thames Path – from Hurley Lock towards Marlow:  everything was white with frost but the sun was rising fast and promised to shine brightly on the sparkly landscape.  The river was like a millpond in places, and in others it was …

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A Delicious Lunch at The Bailiwick in Englefield Green

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Just before Christmas, on a damp Monday, a friend and I met up with our pooches for a dog walk and a pub lunch together before the madness of Christmas took hold of our lives. After a great walk around Virginia Water Lake we had a delicious lunch at The Bailiwick in Englefield Green – a very dog friendly …

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The Warm and Cosy Pine Door Cottage in Eyam, Derbyshire

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The Warm and Cosy Pine Door Cottage in Eyam, Derbyshire

Hoover and I popped to The Peak District in November and spent three nights at the warm and cosy Pine Door Cottage in Eyam, Derbyshire on our way back down south after our holiday in Northumberland.  I had always wanted to visit this part of the country as I had heard it was stunning, and I wasn’t disappointed.  …

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