A Pub With A View

There is nothing more relaxing for me than sitting in a pub with a view and a nice cold beer. So with that said take a look at the image above and imagine where it might have been taken. Australia, perhaps the Caribbean or even somewhere in America.

What if I was to tell you it came from England, South Devon to be exact. For this is indeed true. I was lucky enough to be hosted by the English Riviera where I stayed at the Cary Arms in Torquay where I woke up to this view each day. Kinda makes you realise England is so much more than rain and grey skies huh?

, , ,

19 Responses to A Pub With A View

  1. JEREMY May 15, 2012 at 2:27 AM #

    Not a bad place to enjoy a pint!

  2. ALOUISE May 15, 2012 at 6:34 AM #

    Beautiful view. I would have never guesses England either.

  3. JEN May 15, 2012 at 9:27 AM #

    Gorgeous! If only the weather was always like this too x

    • THE AUSSIE NOMAD May 15, 2012 at 7:35 PM #

      haha Jen I have to agree given London has rained ever day since I got back 🙁

  4. A MONTREALER ABROAD May 15, 2012 at 11:29 AM #

    Hard to believe this is in the UK! But so beautiful. Love the turquoise waters!

  5. VICTORIA @POMMIETRAVELS May 15, 2012 at 2:27 PM #

    Ah South Devon, my second home since my family are from there!! Haven’t been back in a while but definitely need to pay a visit this summer.

  6. IDUN May 15, 2012 at 3:35 PM #

    England (or Britain in general) is definitely not only rainy and grey. I was recently on a trip to the Scottish highlands, at the Isle of Iona, where the waters are even more turquoise than this, as well as the sand on the beaches is really white and fine. It really didn’t look like Britain at all, nor feel like it, with sun and warmth all day, even though it was actually kind of north in Scotland!

    • THE AUSSIE NOMAD May 15, 2012 at 7:36 PM #

      Wow Idun I’m going to have to checkout the Isle of Iona then before I leave the UK sounds amazing especially for Scotland.

      • IDUN May 16, 2012 at 11:34 AM #

        You should if you get the chance, and hopefully you’ll get as amazing weather as I had when I was there 🙂

  7. GORDIE May 15, 2012 at 10:17 PM #

    Great shot!

    I’ve just completed a rtw mission and met a girl in Seattle who is originally from So Cal. She’s coming home with me to England, shots like this help me out no end with the sales pitch so thanks!


  8. LAUREN May 16, 2012 at 12:02 AM #


  9. JEREMY May 16, 2012 at 12:59 PM #

    Wow, didn’t even know parts of England looked like that (dumb American)

  10. STEPHANIE - THE TRAVEL CHICA May 16, 2012 at 2:16 PM #

    I would have never guessed this was England. Perhaps I should go back to see more than London and Stonehenge 🙂

  11. LEE May 17, 2012 at 9:05 PM #

    What an amazing view, many of the English don’t realise the beauty they can see without jumping on a plane.

  12. ANITAMAC May 25, 2012 at 3:00 AM #

    Wow – would not have guessed England! I could totally see myself sitting there, relaxing with a nice glass of wine. Reminds me of a place I stayed in Mallorca – our view from the balcony was similar!

  13. ALEX June 4, 2012 at 3:34 PM #

    Just found your blog and love it! Great photo! I love moments like these!

  14. VALYNNE June 9, 2012 at 4:38 PM #

    A goal of mine is to get back to England and walk the Derbyshire Dales with my partner, who was born and raised there. We spent a few sunny days exploring back in 2007 and I want to go there (this time, with our backpacks) and wander for days, staying at pubs along the way. Looks like I will be adding the English Riviera to our itinerary : )

  15. ROB @ MIGRATION ANGELS AUSTRALIA June 19, 2012 at 11:01 PM #

    Very nice, we’re heading down that way soon so we’ll be sure to check it out. Thanks for the tip!

  16. JOHNSON BEILEY September 6, 2012 at 11:43 AM #

    This is beautiful.


Leave a Reply