Allan & Ron go west #1

It’s holiday time for the Dawes brothers.  As Switzerland is off limits, they headed westward on a tour of heritage railways.  They’ve sent me the usual snaps, so my blogging holiday will sort of stop, with these easy to write posts!  Day 1, not much to report….

Having delivered the cats to the cattery we set out for the South West to our first stop at Ilminster. We suffered heavy traffic and delays on M25 and M3 and finally on A303 passing Stonehenge. Currently enjoying meal and a pint in a pub just outside Ilminster. Sorry no photos today.

Day 2, a visit to the Seaton tramway….

A hot sunny day. Took a 45 minutes drive to Seaton, where using our pre-paid tickets we took 3 round trips on the Seaton Tramway to Colyton, where on our 3rd round trip we enjoyed pre paid Devon Cream Teas.

Devon Cream Tea. Should I have put the cream or jam on first?

Obvious.  You’re in Devon, so jam first.  Cornwall, cream first.

Some trams….



Colyton Station


The excellent webcam of the line.  Worth a look!



And the lovely Axe estuary.  They’ve got the right weather for it!


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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club
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