A crazy stint in Cornwall

25 – 27 May Finding somewhere to stay in Cornwall over a Bank Holiday weekend proved to be extremely difficult. After some desperate internet searching and many phone calls, we stumbled across the Innis Inn, near St Austell. Perfect, we thought. A miracle. We would ultimately be proved hilariously wrong. But what an experience it…

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Exeter and Dartmoor

23 – 24 May The bus journey along the Jurassic Coast to Exeter is one of the most scenic in the UK and it definitely didn’t disappoint. The sea is always in sight, jostled between slanting green slopes and cut-away cliff faces. The roads are narrow and hemmed in either side by hedges, necessitating some…

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The Jurassic Coast

20 –  22 May The Dorset and East Devon Coast forms an incredible natural World Heritage Site that simply isn’t too be missed, especially by a palaeontologist (Lyndsay) and a chemist/amateur fossil hunter (myself). Spanning approximately 150 km of coastline, these beaches offer glimpses of the last 185 million years of Earth’s history. Fossils from…

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