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National Heritage sites and wandering

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National Heritage sites and wandering

Hi folks,

We'll be visiting the West Country for the 1st time in late March. We're hiring a car and will be staying in Holsworthy (due to timeshare swap=cheap accommodation; most places to visit are not too close).

We don't and won't have a schedule. If we visit National Heritage sites, should we get a some sort of pass, or pay as we go?

Any other advice? We're from the USA, have been to the UK several times (look LEFT!). Interested in nature/animals, history, particularly sailing navy, handmade crafts, bakeries. We're bringing umbrellas and have a week in Devon (possible day trips to Cornwall, too. Oh, and fossicking is a must!

From other posts, Totnes sounds like fun, Dartmoor, of course, We'll visit a friend of a friend who wants to show us Plymouth.

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11. Re: National Heritage sites and wandering

I think I have read that there is an organisation in the US with Oak in the title that has reciprocal arrangements with the National Trust. Sorry I can't remember more or where I read it and I hope, for your sake, it isn't Canadian rather than American.

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12. Re: National Heritage sites and wandering

A visit to Slapton Sands is a very good idea. Taking into account the tragic loss of US lives in 1944 it is also a beautiful area of Devon. A memorial has been erected fairly recently to commerate the event.


There is more info and a Roll of Honour in this link.


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