In early June, my older daughter, by fluke, was able to book a weekend cottage on Airbnb in Devon. So all but Bowie (the cat) bundled ourselves in my little Citroen DS3. The drive was surprisingly easy and included a fly by of Stonehenge and a Burger King drive through. Our accommodation — Leveret Cottage at Glebe House near Ivybridge — was perfect. In three days we packed in more fantastic sites than a year in London. The break from lockdown was just what we needed.
On the afternoon of our arrival, we had a wander behind the house and this is what we found:
Our second day included visits to Dartington Hall and the quintessential coastal town of Dartmouth:
And on the last day we had a last walk round the grounds of the house, then a walk near Cadover Bridge: