Day 6

We both woke up cold at some point in the night and added a tarp over our blanket for extra insulation. Probably because of this, we woke up much later than intended at 8:30. As we were leaving, a van was just arriving at the house next door so we got out of there sharpish… Continue reading Day 6

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Day 5

We woke up at 8:30, surprised we’d slept so long after also sleeping a lot of the car journey. We moved along the river to clean our teeth and freshen up in the sunshine, then hopped back over the wall and found a bench to sit on to have some breakfast (carrots, crackers and dark… Continue reading Day 5

Day 4

We’d been careful to set an alarm the night before for 6:30am, but somehow we didn’t wake up until 8:30! Neither of us felt like we had slept much, it had been a cold and uncomfortable night. The park was going to be opening at 9, so we quickly packed up and jumped back over… Continue reading Day 4

Day 3

After a morning tea and chat with our lovely Couchsurfing host, we said our goodbyes and headed to catch a bus to Guildford. We’d picked our destination because it was the furthest we could get with the £20 we’d acquired yesterday and after a quick search online, it seemed like it should be easy to… Continue reading Day 3

The thing with taking the scenic route…

(This blog was originally published on Pudding Shop - a blog for women who travel) Growing up in the depths of rural West Cornwall got me used to taking long journeys at an early age. When I was little, the journey to Plymouth felt like going abroad and London felt like visiting another planet. As a… Continue reading The thing with taking the scenic route…