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  • Day3

    Wet wet wet

    September 30, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☁️ 13 °C

    We decided to go and visit the Henry VIII twin castles at Pendennis and St Mawes. So off we went, in only mild drizzle. The King Harry Ferry, one of only a few chain ferries left in the UK, saves a 30 mile detour by taking vehicles across about 200 yards of water. Its website rightly boasts of the millions of gallons of fuel it thusly saves, and also the tens of thousands of driving hours, congestion in local towns etc. So what do many reviews of the ferry say..? They moan about the £6 price (£8 for day return) Cheapskates.

    Anyway, on the out journey we were the only vehicle on it! Too wet to get out to take pics, so see my artist's impression, aided by satnav.

    St Mawes was a nice town, and would have been even nicer if it hadn't been tipping it down. We drove past the castle, then mutually decided to write the day off, so drive home (back in time to see the end of the Scotland game) and spent the rest of the day watching TV and reading
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