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      Where to from London?

      England Jan 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM

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      Route B3314

      by grandmaR Online Now Mar 18, 2015 at 4:45 PM

      The road B3314 to Port Isaac was very narrow and windy. I'd rather drive on a slightly wider road as this was only about a car wide. Is there any way out of Port Isaac that is on a better road. (I have used Google maps and a paper map and asked people, but I really can't tell that any road out is better and people are a little vague)

      8 Answers Mar 20, 2015 at 4:29 PM
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      Traveling to Port Isaac from London

      by candmcode Online Now Feb 20, 2015 at 8:23 AM

      Hi! I'm looking for recommendations on the best way to get from London Heathrow to Port Isaac.
      We are visiting from the USA and will be staying in Port Isaac for a week. We arrive in London on Thursday,
      May 27, and have a booking for a week in Port Isaac beginning the following day. It was suggested to me
      by a friend that we avoid driving directly from London, and instead look for public transportation to somewhere,
      possibly Bath, and stay the first night there, and renting a car from that point for the week. Any comments or suggestions?

      Also, I know that my husband will be too tired after traveling to explore Bath very extensively in the short time we
      will be there, so we were thinking, perhaps of traveling back through there for the following weekend. Would that
      be a good idea, if anyone out there is familiar with the area? We are open to suggestions. We will end our trip in
      London for the last few days, so basically we have 1 week in Cornwall, with Port Isaac as base, then another week from a Friday leaving Port Issac, to the following Thursday, departing from Heathrow. I would love any suggestions someone familiar with the trip could provide.

      27 Answers Mar 21, 2015 at 3:08 PM
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      Doc Martin filming schedule for 2015?

      by grandmaR Online Now May 7, 2014 at 6:22 PM

      Does anyone know the filming schedule for the Doc Martin TV show for next year? Or care to hazard a guess based on a time frame based on what it has been in the past. I'm sure at some point I knew this information, but all I can find on-line is that one year they were finished by August. But my husband thinks they film in the winter or spring and are not there in the summer.

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      18 Answers May 9, 2014 at 2:19 PM
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      trip Planning

      by Budusa Online Now Feb 9, 2014 at 3:35 PM

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      Places for backpackers to stay in/around Port Isaac?

      by psychocy Online Now Mar 16, 2004 at 8:05 PM

      Any hostels, campsites, cheap bed & breakfasts, or even just places where one can pitch a tent somewhere near here? I'll be backpacking through Cornwall this April and the Port Isaac area seemed a convenient place to spend the night between Tintagel and Padstow on the coastal path. I'm on a very tight budget and have no vehicle, only public transport and my own legs. Regards, Ken