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Breakfast with Emma and Horatio Mystery Cache

Hidden : 05/07/2006
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

An easy walk with a gentle gradient of around a mile in total with the most stunning views on a clear day.

This cache gets its name because Admiral Horatio Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton had breakfast here at the roundhouse whilst visiting the neighbouring Naval Temple in 1802.
The co-ordinates above are for the car park only. The car park gates are closed at dusk but there is access to the area 24/7 via footpaths.

At the co-ordinates N51 48.515 W002 41.187 find the plaque which gives the date when HRH The Princess Margaret Inaugurated the reconstruction of this monument and replace the letters with numbers where appropriate 2Ath JULY 1BAC

Now go to admire the view from N51 48.554 W002 41.196 and answer a couple of questions from the plaque/information board there

William Gilpin defined the picturesque in his “Observations of the river Wye in DEFG
On the topograph on the right hand side, what number is Craig y dorth? = H

You will now be able to find the cache at the co-ordinates N51 48.CDA W002 40.FBH
To find the best approach use the waypoint for the gate

The cache is a 2.4 litre clip lock plastic container with the usual swappable items, log book, pen and pencil.


Congratulations to Huwbies who were the first to find this Geocache.

Additional Hints (No hints available.)