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Few days in Newton Ferrers.

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Last week was a mixture of sun and showers at Newton Ferrers,Devon.Would like to show you how charming this little village is nestling beside a creek through which the River Yealm runs.Boating and sailing is very evident here.
Have been visiting a long standing friend for many years now who lives here.

There are some very picturesque cottages which edge the waterside.

Suddenly spied this fabulous Hibiscus which looked magnificent.

Living in one of the cottages was a sculptor called Penny Harding.These two rusty metal works were standing either side of her door……a Mr and Mrs!

Our walk led us past the original Baring (Bank) house…..a fantastic spot to live falling almost into the water.

The following day we drove out of the village to a sweet Nursey/garden centre.The approach was over a bridge,the tarmac section had been renewed a week prior to this.The flooding had lifted the entire area and placed alongside the road.

Coffee and carrot cake was scrumptious after a mooch around.The day finished at Modbury a small town with very steep streets.Visited the Japanese florist who had won an award this year at Chelsea……sadly not able to take photos.

Hope you enjoyed …..a very tranquil area…..a must to visit!

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Enjoyed your blog :o)
Glorious Devon...

18 Aug, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

That looks lovely, how have I missed it,going to find the exact location,almost on my door step.

18 Aug, 2012

 

What a lovely place to visit...realy quiant.

18 Aug, 2012

 

looks a lovely place to visit, I love your photo's

18 Aug, 2012

 

Lovely place, enjoyed looking at your photos

18 Aug, 2012

 

wow, those sculptures are just amazing.....so talented. This reminds me of when we were in Cornwall a few years ago....I love Devon and Cornwall so much!

18 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks for the photography. Hope you didnt get run over by that car !

18 Aug, 2012

 

You wont be disappointed,Brian......very few people there.Roads are rather narrow entering the village.

18 Aug, 2012

 

So pleased you enjoyed the photos,Diane.....Rusty metal seems to be in at the moment......Coming from Cornwall,It's hard to choose which county I like the most,KS.......Many thanks,Clarice and Yorkshire TT and Rogi.

18 Aug, 2012

 

What a lovely blog, thank you Meadowland! I stayed at Wembury quite a while ago . . . is this the estuary to the east of it?? Near Noss Mayo?? Looks a really great spot.

19 Aug, 2012

 

lovely plave julia and nice pics to, glad you enjoyed your break :o))

19 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Sheila and Sanbaz......That's the one!Lovely area.

19 Aug, 2012

 

What a lovely blog and a beautiful place:)

21 Aug, 2012

 

It's certainly well worth visiting,Nana.Pace is much slower there.

21 Aug, 2012

 

Sounds purrfect:)

21 Aug, 2012

 

~What a lovely little village and a great place to stay! Great photos, Id love to visit there sometime. Glad you had a nice trip too J.

28 Aug, 2012

 

It looks a super little place... I love the rusty sculptures and the slate sign for the Baring House. It's also nice to see these smaller places decorated with bunting too. I'm adding this to faves so that I'll make a point to visit the next time we are down that way ;o)

29 Aug, 2012

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