Category Archives: Travel

Gale Force Winds up the Severn Sea

Last night was very wet and windy here with gale force winds, heavy rain and flood warnings at Porlock Weir. Tucked up in the warm of Mariners Lodge, the panorama unfolded in the bay infront of us! I arrived home … Continue reading

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Snap Shot!

With the ever changing colours over the Severn sea, I try to have my camera charged. It’s so disappointing to rush to capture ‘the’ moment (and here, it’s often just a moment!), only to find I have a flat battery! … Continue reading

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Cold evening – great sunset!

It’s been a very busy summer here at Mariners Lodge. The warmth of early summer gave way to cooler wet weather as soon as the school holidays began. Why does that so often happen?! However, tonight is dry and quite … Continue reading

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Time for a ‘sundowner’?!

Anyone looking at friends and families posts from Porlock to Porlock Weir, could be forgiven for thinking there’d been a mass outbreak of plagiarism – luckily, there hasn’t. However, everyone’s out there ready to capture the best view of each … Continue reading

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Apocryphal! 

With our country in post election meltdown,  Mother Nature has been sending us glorious signs! Time to have a break? Where better than Exmoor, where the moor meets the sea at Mariners Lodge, in the middle of  Porlock Bay.  As … Continue reading

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Wanderings from Porlock Weir to West Porlock!

The still glorious dry weather has made for some spectacular rides! Oh how I adore our very special Exmoor ‘where the moor meets the sea’.   The following photos show you some of the views you will see whilst walking … Continue reading

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May garden blooming at Mariners Lodge B&B

There are so many busy bee’s in our garden now that the sun has gained its strength and there’s an abundance of pollen. I love to see what a difference a month makes! Our happy visitors are certainly enjoying this … Continue reading

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West Country Cut Off By Rail

This train was stopped yesterday by the waterlogged track. Today, we are cut-off by rail on both main lines. The other picture was taken as I travelled to London on Tuesday. It shows how close the water was to the … Continue reading

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Testing The Flood Water!

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Glorious Autumn Colours

A view of the woods above Porlock Weir in all their Autumn beauty. We have yet to have a frost this year. It’s 18th November 2013, one of the mildest Autumns on record. The forecast is for cold weather to … Continue reading

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