In fact ‘limited clearance’ could apply to the outward journey quite easily as I trundled through the villages of Banwell, Sandford and Blagdon.
Newton Abbot Race Course and the numerous street markets are also popular.
The allocated bus was open top Lodekka DGF81 (FSF6G 891VFM), a genuine Crosville bus dating from 1961.
I had spent most of the previous day in the office at Crosville and had time to check and fuel the bus so that I didn’t have to spend too much time early the next day in preparation.
Hudson's Bay is in easy reach from the train and bus stations and the local amenities where the all important restaurants, cafes and shops can be enjoyed.
The house is typical Victorian, sandstone built and over the years has been lovingly restored to offer exceptionally clean, contemporary furnished self catering holiday accommodation, most with views of the sea or Torbay Gardens.
A 10 minute drive and you find yourselves surrounded by hills and fields.