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Devonshire cream tea in Beer, England

Each cup of tea represents an imaginary voyage.
~Catherine Douzel

This small fishing village of Beer is located in Lyme Bay, on the 95-mile long Jurassic Coast in Devon. This is England’s first natural World Heritage Site and forms part of the South West Coastal Path.

Home to a number of beautiful old thatched roof cottages and stone buildings, the village is a must see for anyone travelling through Devon looking for some history in a picturesque setting.

As we pulled up in the seaside village this afternoon we all thought it would be appropriate to try some beer in Beer but because it was just too wet and cold we all ended up in The Captains Cottage for a spot of Devonshire cream tea. Scurrying through the front door of the quaint little cottage, the tall one’s ducking their heads as they went, we all took a seat and ordered some Devonshire cream tea to taste.

For Dan and our Korean friend Jun, this was a first time experience. I should have really explained to them what a Devonshire cream tea was slightly better because they were expecting a cup of tea full of cream. Nevertheless, when they received their scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam and a pot of tea with milk, they still thoroughly enjoyed it. It was a delicious cream tea but the trouble is, now we all want more! Hmm, we’re all in agreement we could be rolling out England on our bellies!

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Hannah is an Australian nomad and the Founding Editor of StoryV Travel & Lifestyle. After finishing her studies in Business Administration Hannah took off to Thailand with her father for a life-changing volunteer experience that shaped the way her future panned out. The day she returned home she took up 3 jobs and booked her next ticket out. 3 months later she had quit the rat race completely and was off to Thailand once more - this time, on her own. Little did she know, that solo adventure would lead her to meet the love of her life and go on to explore the rest of the world as a digital nomad. With a thirst for experiencing unfamiliar cultures in exotic destinations around the world, Hannah most enjoys chasing sunsets, lazing on tropical beaches and getting lost among a myriad of crooked buildings and small alleyways. Follow her adventures on Twitter and Facebook!