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Secret British Isles

Post by Tankbag » Mon May 11, 2020 12:12 am

I'm going to call this post - Secret British Isles

The idea is you post a pic from somewhere scenic in the British isles that maybe not a lot of people necessarily know about and add its location coordinates or post code or What3words

Here's one we stumbled over on a hike, I need to save up for it !

Blackpool Mill Cottage, Hartland. The cottage was used as a film location for Rosamunde Pilcher’s ‘The Shell Seekers’ with Vanessa Redgrave and Maximillian Schell and in 2007 for Andrew Davies’ adaptation for the BBC of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ with Dan Stevens, Dominic Cooper, David Morrissey, Janet McTeer and Charity Wakefield. In 2015 the BBC filmed scenes for ‘The Night Manager’ by John Le Carre with Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman and Tom Hiddleston in and around the cottage.

51°00'10.7"N 4°31'43.3"W
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by skyrider » Mon May 11, 2020 7:01 pm

no noisy neighbours there then 8-)
the law in all it's majestic equality forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges to beg in the street and to steal bread.
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by bonio » Mon May 11, 2020 9:01 pm

The Summer Isles. Achingly beautiful. 58°00'28.0"N 5°23'59.7"W
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by Tankbag » Tue May 12, 2020 1:27 am

skyrider wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 7:01 pm
no noisy neighbours there then 8-)
If you're an outdoor nudist sunbather or shagger this is the place :D
I've found some photos I'd taken
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by Swagman » Tue May 12, 2020 2:24 pm

[attachment=0]9011EBD8-FF0B-48FA-9379-9D1EE8313C73.jpeg[/55°37'51.1"N 4°47'12.4"W
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by fastbob » Tue May 12, 2020 3:38 pm

Many , Blunders , Carpentry .
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Post by Tankbag » Tue May 12, 2020 4:16 pm

Swagman wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 2:24 pm
9011EBD8-FF0B-48FA-9379-9D1EE8313C73.jpeg
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55°37'51.1"N 4°47'12.4"W
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by Swagman » Tue May 12, 2020 4:31 pm

Tankbag wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 4:16 pm
Swagman wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 2:24 pm
9011EBD8-FF0B-48FA-9379-9D1EE8313C73.jpeg
Saltcoats
55°37'51.1"N 4°47'12.4"W
Bang on. :thumb:

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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by fastbob » Tue May 12, 2020 5:16 pm

Swagman wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 4:31 pm
Tankbag wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 4:16 pm
Swagman wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 2:24 pm
9011EBD8-FF0B-48FA-9379-9D1EE8313C73.jpeg
Saltcoats
55°37'51.1"N 4°47'12.4"W
Bang on. :thumb:
Were supposed to be using What Three Words . For those unfamiliar , this App could save yours or someone else's life .

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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by Tankbag » Tue May 12, 2020 5:34 pm

FastBob that really is in the middle of nowhere :thumb:

@Swagman Coordinates is fine, as it goes I think What3words is more user friendly & as FastBob said, could save your bacon with it being adopted by 999 now :thumb:
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by fastbob » Tue May 12, 2020 6:30 pm

Tankbag wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 5:34 pm
FastBob that really is in the middle of nowhere :thumb:

@Swagman Coordinates is fine, as it goes I think What3words is more user friendly & as FastBob said, could save your bacon with it being adopted by 999 now :thumb:
I cycled there from Fort William via Skye then I did a circular tour of North Uist followed by a journey down to Eriskay ( Whiskey Galore ) and then over to Bara to get the Oban ferry . Not bad for a bike out of a skip .
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by skyrider » Tue May 12, 2020 7:17 pm

indeed Bob it looks a good un :D
the law in all it's majestic equality forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges to beg in the street and to steal bread.
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by fastbob » Tue May 12, 2020 7:39 pm

skyrider wrote:
Tue May 12, 2020 7:17 pm
indeed Bob it looks a good un :D
Some lowlife stole it a month after my return .

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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by skyrider » Tue May 12, 2020 7:40 pm

the thieving scum :evil:
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Re: Secret British Isles

Post by fastbob » Tue May 12, 2020 8:11 pm

Here's some pictures of the Arnamurchan peninsula . I cycled from Fort William to Kilchoan in a day once , a distance of 78 miles with the last 10 miles by starlight . I also went there by GSXR . I don't know which was the more gruelling . There are 22 miles of single track twisting road where you will never get out of second gear and it was agony on the wrists . In the first picture you can see a massive extinct volcano that you can drive through . And petrol is available at Kilchoan but only when it suits the locals , and quite right too .
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