One of our other great loves
is going out to various places around Devon and Cornwall on
day-trips. Below is a list of the places we have visited along
with photos and a short history of the place.
Located: Just outside Totnes, Devon.
Regularly cited as one of, if not the, most haunted
castles in Britain, Berry Pomeroy has innumerable paranormal
legends and tales surrounding it.
Located: Bodmin, Cornwall.
One of the most oppressive and dismal buildings
in Cornwall. With a long, dark and grizzly history Bodmin
Jail it's only natural that we'd want to go and check it out...
There have been many a tale of unusual goings-on at Churston
Woods, and on our recent day out there we stumbled across
something rather unusual...
Located: Just off from Torquay, Devon.
Cockington is a beautiful, picture-postcardesque
village just off from Torquay that Hidden Realms decided to
visit for the day due to an experience that group member Kim
once had in the church.
Located: Just outside Looe, Cornwall
Just off the B3254 is Cornwalls smallest stone
circle. Very easy to get too and has some great views!
Located: North-West from Penzance,
Situated deep down in Western Cornwall, Lanyon
Quoit is the best known quoit in Cornwall and is believed
to be the buriel chamber of a long mound.
Located: North of Teignmouth, Devon.
Lidwell Chapel was built in the 13th century
and is the site of one of Devon's most gruesome legends. It
was home to what was perhaps Britain's first ever serial killer.
Located: Torquay, Devon.
Hidden away in Chapel Woods in Torquay is a
small, medieval chapel hidden within the trees...
Located: Ilfracombe, Devon.
St. Nicholas Chapel is a small, 14th century
chapel in the small Devon town of Ilfracombe. Mike went to
visit it during his holiday there...
Located: Looe, Cornwall
Just off the beach at Looe there's a small
cut into the rock. On the outside it looks pretty harmless,
but inside holds part of the great Smuggling history story!
Standing high above the small town of Totnes is Totnes Castle.
With the earliest parts of the castle dating back to 1100,
it is one of the best preserved shell keeps of a Motte and
Bailey castle in the country.