Travel Blogs from Chirk, United Kingdom

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Still blowing it round Britain, Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

Still blowing it round Britain

A travel blog entry by blowit

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Hi just back from pub had a couple of nice pints of pedigree bitter, arrived at Chirk about four once again managed to get a good mooring out side the pub got the boat sorted then had tea Judy's sister Barbra,joined us she staying for a week i think, we ...

We're in England!, Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

We're in England!

A travel blog entry by gpugh33

... roads are really windy and hilly. Plus it feels weird to be driving on the wrong side of the road. Tomorrow we're off to do a tour of the Manchester United Stadium which Gareth is super excited for. I'm hoping to buy a warmer sweater so I don't ...

Day 89 -on Offa's Dyke and

Day 89 -on Offa's Dyke and "the Stream in the Sky"

A travel blog entry by debandkeith

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... of the badger sets opening around our feet and the dramatic views across to the northeast of our path.  The oh so impressive Chirk Castle remained in view for much of the afternoon and we could only imagine it’s impressive interior.  We do ...

A Trip to Wales, Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

A Trip to Wales

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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... south through the tunnel,  pile up in the little mooring area waiting their turn to continue their journey....  Chirk Castle itself is wonderful – it actually looks like proper castle, solidly overseeing the surrounding land from the top ...

If it's zig-zagging, Jillian must be driving., Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

If it's zig-zagging, Jillian must be driving.

A travel blog entry by jillianp

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... for dessert at the pub. Very nice. Today we achieved the highlight of our trip. We reached and traversed both the Chirk Aqueduct and the Pontcysylite  (pronounced Pontikasulti) Aqueduct. This is now a World Heritage area, the second aqueduct being ...

Canal Boating in the Rain, Chirk Wales, United Kingdom travel blog

Canal Boating in the Rain

A travel blog entry by rjbitcheno

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... walk) and began our rather convoluted journey to Chirk in Wales.  Euston to Birmingham, Birmingham to Shrewsbury,Shrewsbury to Chirk.Aamazingly, despite the fact that each leg was with a different train company, they all connected beautifully with no ...

Goodbye to Llangollen - (fuel), Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye to Llangollen - (fuel)

A travel blog entry by bimble

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... of noisy geese. Chris spent the afternoon resting her ankle whilst I did some jobs on the boat, painting etc and took a walk into Chirk village via a steep down hill and steep uphill. The village had a nice variety of shops and a visit to a Spar saw ...

We're Finally on British Soil and in British Water, Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

We're Finally on British Soil and in British Water

A travel blog entry by sueschubert

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Hi everyone!  I know, I know it's been quite a while since you've heard from me, but I can explain.  First, we were on the narrow boat for a week (starting May 15), and now we're in the Lake District for another week.  Never ...

Sep 11, 2014, Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

Sep 11, 2014

A travel blog entry by alexandertn

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Lady Margaret's park chirk, Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

Lady Margaret's park chirk

A travel blog entry by laneyj

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... , again Michelle thought it was scary, had lunch by the canel then went to the pub for 2 or 3 pints . Set of back to chirk, there's a shop called fine things, has some beautiful things in, then to the pub for a couple. marie and michael came down for ...

Chirk Castle and the Welsh Countryside, Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

Chirk Castle and the Welsh Countryside

A travel blog entry by dr.cummins

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After trying to go to The Woodhouse, we drove to Chirk Castle in Wales. Fanny Owen dumped Charles for the owner of this castle. She wrote him a "Dear John" letter informing him, and he was evidently devastated. She was known to be flirtatious, and her ...

Aqueducts with Pictures, Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

Aqueducts with Pictures

A travel blog entry by jillianp

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... photos to that entry and will stick a few more on with this one.) After doing the aqueducts on Saturday, we went briefly into Chirk. Yours truly wasn't keen on staying, still not feeling as if we had enough time up our sleeve to get around our prescribed ...

A quiet day near to New Marton locks, Chirk, United Kingdom travel blog

A quiet day near to New Marton locks

A travel blog entry by bimble

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Spent the day moored up where we were yesterday evening. Chris spent the day relaxing and resting her ankle. I got a few jobs done, cleaned out the engine bay, fitted the last bits of the sound insulation which have been hanging around for months. Got ...

In Llangollen and return to the English boarder, Saint Martin's, United Kingdom travel blog

In Llangollen and return to the English boarder

A travel blog entry by waynelucas

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Up to a lazy morning then a walk into the village, we have decided to catch the vintage steam train for a trip into the welsh country side. Only a short trip of about 45 minutes, we take a route along the River Dee and the old canel to the Telford Falls ...

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