Meadfoot beach

During our nostalgic trip around Torbay we pop to my favourite ever beach – Meadfoot! Meadfoot beach is a mixture of rock, stone and sandy areas.  It’s a real scorcher of a day and the colour of the water is amazing, with blue, green and also yellow tones. We could be anywhere in the worldContinue reading “Meadfoot beach”

Bayard’s Cove Fort

While in Dartmouth we explored Bayard’s Cove Fort – a Tudor fort, built between 1522 and 1536 which contained heavy guns to protect the town from attack. The significance of the fort’s strategic position can best be seen from the sea as it controls the narrowest point of the channel at the entrance to DartmouthContinue reading “Bayard’s Cove Fort”

Darling Dartmouth

Dartmouth is the next seaside town we’re checking out as we dashed around Devon back in 2020. Dartmouth dates back as far as 1147 and you can still find echoes of its rich history as you explore its streets. It has a long and venerable nautical history and even today Dartmouth is of nautical strategicContinue reading “Darling Dartmouth”

Beautiful Brixham

Our cosy caravan home from home was situated just above the lovely little town of Brixham. It is thought that the name ‘Brixham’ came from Brioc’s village. ‘Brioc’ was an old English or Brythonic personal name and ‘-ham’ is an ancient term for village. The sunshine came out in force for our trot around the little village.Continue reading “Beautiful Brixham”