Posts tagged ‘Devon’

August 30, 2012

British Beaches: Croyde Bay

Following on from our series of posts last year on Britain’s best beaches, I add another glorious Blue Flag beach to the list; Croyde Bay, Devon.

Unspoilt by commercialism. Yes can you believe it, no Mcdonalds, Tesco Express or even a Starbucks!  You could almost believe that the sleepy town of Croyde is still set in the 40’s with green hills setting the backdrop for the glorious Atlantic waves to roll into. The landscape is totally breathtaking.

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January 31, 2012

Architecture Anoraks

Down at the botton of my road in Hampstead is one of the National Trust’s modernist properties built in 1939 by architect Erno Goldfinger at 2 Willow Road (amazing surname!).  There is always a tour group hanging around it but if it wasn’t for the sandwich board pointing it out you’d walk straight past.

The National Trust is opening the doors (from March) of another

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April 26, 2011

Britain’s Beaches

Britain has really wonderful beaches. For years I have packed my bags to go abroad in seek on sun and sand. This year, I took to the British coasts of Devon and Cornwall. Here I have found beautiful bays landscaped along amazing cliff coastline or set in front of quaint quintessentially British villages. If visiting this part of the world, top recommends are Cawsands, Mothecombe Bay and Bude.

  

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