Other Memories from Milton Combe

I remember moving to Milton Combe from Plymouth. It was in the middle of no where - how was I ever to survive - the last bus left Plymouth at tea time and took a tedious hour or so travelling through Clearbrook, Yelverton, Crapstone and Buckland, finally arriving at Milton Combe. The walk down the very steep hill to home! I remember motor bikes and leather jackets and the joy of getting my first bike - ...see more

My nan and grandfather lived at Lindsay Cottage, Milton Combe. My grandfather was head gardener at Drakes Abbey, a short walk. I stayed with them every year for ten years from 1960. My nan used to send me up for milk at the dairy - I think she was called Doris. It was a quite place, catching a double decker bus to Buckland Momacorum to visit my aunty, walking from the top of Milton Hill over the stile, down the ...see more

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