Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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Final thoughts, Albrighton, United Kingdom travel blog

Final thoughts

A travel blog entry by cotysmore

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A the time of uploading this entry, we've had 731 visits by you guys.  A big thank you to you all from both of us.  We've enjoyed relating our experiences and it's nice to know that we've not been wasting our time..... Final day's thoughts and ...

Down to Wales, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Down to Wales

A travel blog entry by badefamily

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We left a bit later than intended and headed out of the windy lanes towards Blackpool for a look and got tangled up in roadworks and one-way streets. Then on to Chester where we enjoyed wandering around the the old town. The was even someone dressed as a ...

wales and not the water ones, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

wales and not the water ones

A travel blog entry by rossport

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... to bite the bullet and hire a car as this was a quicker way of getting around we based ourselves at the Purple hotel in Shrewsbury and got a really good deal 50 a night including a full breakfast not bad. To save heart ache and arguments we also bought ...

Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by indiana.7

BP training ...

Leaving Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by frozenbadgers

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 here are a selection of non-interesting pictures of us on our various trains to ...

Don't panic!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Don't panic!

A travel blog entry by hvw88

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I wasn't going to blog again before I had actually arrived in Ghana, since this is meant to be a travel blog and I haven't even left my doorstep. However, I've just reread my first entry (always a mistake, how cringe-worthy!) and realised it gave an ...

Shrewsbury,  England, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury, England

A travel blog entry by tmdj

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Drove from North Wales to Shrewsbury, England on Saturday afternoon July 25th.  Found our way right into the Inn (having been warned by John that we'd need to pull in under the hotel archway just on the curve as we entered Frankwell.  We drove ...

Travelodge, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Travelodge

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

We didn't really need an overnight stay after Ryanair stole a day of our holiday by putting our flight back by six hours so it was doubly gratifying when we discovered that Travelodge had lost our booking. By way of compensation they offered us free ...

A bit of Barcelona tourism, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A bit of Barcelona tourism

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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It was time to go home. Nearly. Our flights were quite late which meant that even after packing we had pretty much a full day in Barcelona with no festival distractions. We weren't able to retain the apartment for the day because someone else was due to ...

Pre- departure: 3weeks and counting!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Pre- departure: 3weeks and counting!

A travel blog entry by hvw88

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OK, so I know I haven't actually travelled anywhere yet, but I'm still allowed to write a travel blog aren't I? I keep getting emails etc. asking how it's all going, so I thought I'd update you. This entry might be somewhat shorter than you'd expect, due ...

New JOB ROCKS, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

New JOB ROCKS

A travel blog entry by indiana.7

In Shrewsbury at a training camp for PGL. Its amazing...got tines of new friends. It really is the best ever job I could have gotten. Soon I will move up to Dalguise, Scotland for the start of my contract with PGL. Go to site to see what I will be up ...

Preparations, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparations

A travel blog entry by johnandtamsin

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John: Hello! This is my first entry in what should hopefully be a very full and entertaining Travel Blog. I thought I'd take the opportunity of a quiet five minutes to outline why we are going, the plans so far and also to write a bit about how the ...

1st Stop, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

1st Stop

A travel blog entry by argentwagonlit

Start with a night out in Shrewsbury as ...

Simmering in Shrews, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Simmering in Shrews

A travel blog entry by christinafaye92

Ok...so right now I haven't exactly travelled very far as I'm still in the UK...but I am so itching to get to France and excited for everything to begin that this first blog is basically me and my getting excited. ahhhh! As soon as I get on the eurostar ...

Rambling around Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Rambling around Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... it was the forerunner to skyscrapers because the technique used is used to build them. We stopped at the high cross, installed by Shrewsbury College a few years before to mark its 4th centenary.  It stands on the spot where a previous high cross had ...

Staying at the Manor, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Staying at the Manor

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

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... .   Just what we need to unwind and relax. In the morning Kate helps us find some repair shops and we head into Shrewsbury.   It’s a medium sized town with the city center in the oxbow of the river.   We cross the Welsh ...

Saggar Maker Bottom Knocker and Ding Dong Steps, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Saggar Maker Bottom Knocker and Ding Dong Steps

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... to move on. John was keen to get another suitcase so we found a mall which gave us a few options. We were back in Shrewsbury in time to do a cache at the Abbey. It was a ‘multi’ which involved us walking around the Abbey outside so getting a ...

To Cookie Bear country, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

To Cookie Bear country

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... of the birth of Jenny’s baby and whether Don is running a course so we did proper farewells in case. The drive to Shrewsbury went smoothly. I blogged on the way and we stopped near the end for some lunch. We moved all our bags into the house and ...

Robin Hood and Trent Bridge, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Robin Hood and Trent Bridge

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... of for Nottingham as, although cold, the sky was blue and the weather was meant to be clear for the day. Driving east from Shrewsbury was a new direction for us and the river Severn looked lovely as we drove over it. After a quick trip for the first ...

Off to see cookie bear, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Off to see cookie bear

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... brothers drowned. Dorothy Wordsworth referred to Brothers Water as "the glittering lively lake". We then did a motorway run south to Shrewsbury. On the way I deleted some caches including some we had done but not yet logged. I filled in the next couple ...

Hay Meercat, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Hay Meercat

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... of them and that took us south before we headed straight back home. John was not feeling too well so we went back to the Abbey where he had soup and we had 3 of the sharing plates that I ate most of. We then went to bed for the last time in ...

Hanging out with Sabrina, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Hanging out with Sabrina

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... on talking into the evening. We also did a few practical things like swap phone numbers and collect keys for our stay while they are away. We will leave Shrewsbury on a Monday and they will return on the Wednesday so the timing has worked out very ...

off to brazil!!!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

off to brazil!!!

A travel blog entry by marshall

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wooooooooooo!!!! Off to Brazil now, hope i get aa chance to update this site while we are there so watch this ...

Riding down from Bangor........., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Riding down from Bangor.........

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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... the original Roman route. It was the first major civilian state-funded road building project in Britain since Roman times. From Shrewsbury and through Wales, Telford had to build more roads and links because this part had less roading and the government ...

Ludlow revisited, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Ludlow revisited

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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Today we decided to go to Ludlow as we had fond memories of being here on our first visit to the UK. It is not far from Shrewsbury so we sidetracked into a country town and did a number of caches in the area on the way. One turned out to be in the middle ...

Cache and Dash in the Country, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Cache and Dash in the Country

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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We had decided not to hurry away but do an 'explore' by geocaching in the NW. Our fist cache was less than 10 km away at Montford Bridge. Montford Bridge was the local finishing school for Spitfire pilots. The airfield opened in April 1942 and from ...

Oh Dr Beeching!!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Oh Dr Beeching!!

A travel blog entry by baumyj

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The Wrekin is a 1334 foot hill that dominates the Shropshire countryside because the rest of it is so flat. The local saying, 'all around the Wrekin' means a longwinded route or explanation. We had discovered yesterday that there was a series of caches ...

The packing begins..., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The packing begins...

A travel blog entry by sairjg

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So with 6 days to go, I thought it was about time to think about doing some sort of organising and packing. My front room currently has stuff everywhere - bags and bags of all of the donated bits, also quite a few bits of mine too...from malaria tablets ...

First time blogger, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

First time blogger

A travel blog entry by hilandsteve

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We have never blogged before but friends and family have asked to follow our travels. So here ...

My month in Mombasa - condensed!!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

My month in Mombasa - condensed!!

A travel blog entry by sairjg

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Tuesday 8th May 2014 SURPRISE!!!  No unfortunately, I am not back in Mombasa - YET!!!! I thought I would share a little project with you that I have been working on for a while.  Follow, or cut & paste the link below when you have a ...

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