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May 17, 2018 - Day 4

Today we head to Winchester with our first stop at Sharpham Winery. Here we did a tour of the vines and the winery tasting wines as we went. They also produce cheese which we tasted as well. As it was a beautiful sunny day we had lunch in their outdoor restaurant. This is a small winery of only 40 acres which was established in 1980 but the property is 1,000 years old and situated on the Dart River. The name Sharpham is derived from ‘sharp bend’ referring to the river. The original house has a garden which was landscaped by Capabikity...

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Oct 5, 2014 - give the driver a break

Greyhound Bus used to have a commercial where they said to, "Leave the driving to us." Today we bought a Round Robin pass and that's just what we did. We toured the Dart River area known as the Hams transferring frequently from one mode of transportation to another. When we first heard about it, the logistics sounded confusing. The time table shifts because the boat ride part of the program is affected by the changes in the tide. Except for the river cruise, we used a bus and train that also were patronized by non tourist types. We boarded...

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