I promised there would be a bit more to this blog while we rest after the summer, and here it is – the first of a highly irregular feature of Greatest Hits of our journey.
This one is a list of cool things we’ve encountered along the way more or less by accident – either by literally driving past, or by finding out about them at the last minute from signs or local leaflets; the unfamiliar tourist attractions, or just quirky things worth noting.
10. BUDE GCHQ, CORNWALL
Not exactly a “hidden” gem, but something many people passing it daily on the busy road between Cornwall and North Devon give a little notice, and if they do, probably don’t bother to to check what the strange array of antennas and radar domes is all about – this is the main satellite intelligence and electronic spying site of UK’s equivalent (and…
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