I’m back with a bit more about our trip to Jersey. Due to John’s daughter having moved last year, we stayed in a B & B this visit. Rachel has a loft/attic room that will eventually be added space she can use for company, but given she’s moved to a seaside location, I think a slightly smaller home is a good tradeoff for being steps from the sand.
The photos just above and below are pictures of Undercliff, the B & B where despite having the best bed ever, I managed to have busy dreams each night. John and I agreed that it was great value for the money. Our room very clean and spacious and only a short walk to the sea. With a tasty breakfast each morning and strong and plentiful coffee, we felt so well looked after by Ida and Richard Huson that we’d recommend Undercliff without hesitation.
Here’s a shot John took from a hill nearby of Undercliff now. It looks as if it’s grown some since the black and while photos below were taken. We had breakfast everyday in the room with the big fireplace shown in the bottom left photo of the four below.
These black and white photos were a series of framed photographs showing Undercliff during or shortly after WWII. As Jersey was occupied by the German military during WWII, John and I decided the terms below for staying at Undercliff were probably after the war because people were not coming to Jersey on holiday when it was occupied. Ration cards are mentioned in the terms below and John said they were using ration cards for some things as late as 1954 in Britain. We stopped rationing in the US in 1946.
This is what you see when you follow a path near Undercliff. It takes you right by the sea and onto the coast path.
John was standing on a rock trying to take a similar picture to the one I snapped just above this one.
There are steps in some places to help along the coast path, but sometimes they seem to go on and on making you wonder if you’ll ever reach the top.
If you look closely at this photo, you can see something that looks like a castle on the piece jutting out near the broken off looking point on the left. We explored the area on our walk and I’ll have close-up images of what we discovered in tomorrow’s post.
We walked about two and half miles to meet Rachel and Jersey Baby Girl for lunch in Rozel which is home to the famous Hungry Man! The food is great and mostly fattening, but a trip to Jersey is not complete without a visit here for lunch.
The best part of lunch was not the yummy bacon-burger I enjoyed, but having a chance to cuddle the little sweetie below.
Its all so pretty. 🙂 Thanks for sharing. Some of the views are really lovely.
I look forward to seeing what you discovered!
So beautiful, thank you for sharing these amazing pictures! I hope that someday I’ll be able to experience such a beautiful landscape.
These pictures are beautiful Elizabeth. I have come close to visiting Jersey but for a number of reasons, never got there. We have a very dear fiend who is from Guernsey & we have talked about going there together – especially now I’ve read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society 🙂