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Staithes – day one

After a lovely drive up the coast, we arrived in Staithes just after 2pm. Cottage check in was 3pm but we chanced our arm and found it ready. After unloading our stuff, we had to move the car back to the top of the village to our pre-booked parking space as there is no public parking in the old village. On first impression, Coble Cottage was charming and right on the harbour. After parking the …

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Cornwall Holiday – Arrival

After an uneventful drive of just short of three hours we arrived in Stratton and found our cottage. It was evident that parking was going to be difficult, the ‘ample street parking’ as described by the owner is clearly only available at times when the village is deserted! We were very early for check-in anyway so headed off to Bude for shopping. When we got back to Stratton, we were lucky that a kindly neighbour …

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Weekend in Cropton.

Well, we’re back home safe and sound after our lovely weekend away.  It was just what we needed, relaxation!  The cottage was beautiful and the owner Mike, couldn’t have been more helpful.  Even down to getting his 4×4 out to tow us off the yard on Monday morning when our car was stuck in the very deep snow.  There was a wood burning stove in the inglenook fireplace and we made great use of that all weekend.  …

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