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Staycation Devon - Coleton Fishacre

Today we decided to get out early and head for Coleton Fishacre. A National Trust property and formerly the home of West End Empressario Rupert d'Oily Carte and his family.

It's not all that far from the Garden House in Brixham. It was pretty straightforward until we arrived and decided to park in the Brownstone Car-park and came nose to nose with a dust cart (garbage truck). I had to reverse but luckily only 25 yards or so. My first using only mirrors! Phew. Success.

Once clear from there we decided to try the car-park at the other side of the estate at Coleton Camp. As luck would have it the car park I had expected to see signposted was right by the house. It was full. Phew again.

First order of business was to check in with our membership cards and then have a coffee. Then we split up. Claire to look around the house and Reggie and I went for a walk in the nearby gardens before we met up again to explore far and wide. The photos below were all taken on my phone

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The house and gardens are fantastic. The planting and colours simply wonderful.

Once we had finished we had a tea. Reggie was really good and today with all dogs on leads there were no incidents. Amazing isn't it?

Posted by InvictaMoto 21:40 Archived in England

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