Pendennis Castle Day.

Wednesday 20th June. We had a slow start to the day with a morning walk out to the beach district of Falmouth before heading out at midday to Pendennis Castle. Pendennis Castle is another fortification commissioned by King Henry VIII following his split from the Catholic Church. Protection was wanted against any reprisals from Catholic … More Pendennis Castle Day.

On to Falmouth, Cornwall.

Monday 18th June Monday morning was overcast, but at least the wind and drizzle had gone, so I was able to get out for another walk along the Hoe. Mark had been quite chilled during our cannon tour, and was feeling rather poorly as a result, so took the extra hour to sleep.

Dartmouth Castle Day.

Wednesday 13th June. The plan for today was to visit Dartmouth Castle and surrounds before going to Marks & Spencer’s to pick up something for dinner. We dined our last night at a great French restaurant down the road, Bistro Pierre which we thoroughly enjoyed, but dining at home with our great view is pretty special … More Dartmouth Castle Day.

Battle of Hastings day.

Friday 9th June 2018 The weather has been very kind to us for our stay in Hastings. Our last full day was one of glorious sunshine and little breeze making for a pleasant morning walk and ideal conditions for visiting Battle, the site of the Battle of Hastings.