Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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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 ...

Heading home, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Heading home

A travel blog entry by sairjg

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... and jumpers packed in the car. I was also reunited with my iPhone and caught up on messages on the way back to Shrewsbury. All the time I was thinking how lucky I was to have this piece of technology in my hands. We stopped at Sainsburys where I ...

Shelter-shirking or shelter-seeking sheep?, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shelter-shirking or shelter-seeking sheep?

A travel blog entry by sares

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... scores of imitation Tudor buildings. So, don't assume that what you see is the real thing. But, they still look picturesque, and Shrewsbury is known for having a lot of real ones. We visited the Abbey there, and found out why it was a bad idea to ...

Long ride and a puncture, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Long ride and a puncture

A travel blog entry by tomburden

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Today we travelled from Charnock Richard to Shrewsbury, a distance of about 77 miles for the day with about 2500 feet of climbing. We set off from Camelot in reasonable time cheered on by the medieval crowd which assembled but with no sign of King Arthur ...

Minsmere, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Minsmere

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

The final day of our short break but we were in no particular hurry to be on the road so took our time getting up and packed but we were still out before 10 a.m. We'd though about having breakfast in Norwich but with the coast so close and the sun ...

Starting my blog, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Starting my blog

A travel blog entry by 020882

Just downloaded this app to help me log our honeymoon 21 nights away and record some photos ...

Shrewsbury Food Festival 2013, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury Food Festival 2013

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... Park near St. Chad’s church. The unusual circular church and the large park by the River Severn are two of Shrewsbury’s highlights, especially on a sunny summer’s day. As we got closer we could see that there were plenty of visitors ...

Another map pin, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Another map pin

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

We finished off packing before the drive to Manchester ...

Roman and Regency Residences, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Roman and Regency Residences

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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... a day off today, so Tina & Chris are on their own. The main destination today is Attingham Park, on the outskirts of Shrewsbury, but we get there by a slightly less direct route, which takes us to the Roman archaeological site at Wroxeter.  This ...

The Yorkshire Dales and Wales !!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The Yorkshire Dales and Wales !!

A travel blog entry by robinstride

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... it's quite unique !! We appear to be the only ones staying as booking.com still has 3 rooms available for tonight !!!! Shrewsbury looks amazing, a good high street, large city centre church and a delightful river running around the town on three sides, ...

Best breakfast in Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Best breakfast in Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... bothered to cook. Pine Tops cafe is situated next to the car park at Haughmond Hill, just off the B5062 east of Shrewsbury and after we had sorted out our recycling we drove there for breakfast. Haughmond Hill is a Forestry Commission site with several ...

Homebird Prepares To Spread Her Wings, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Homebird Prepares To Spread Her Wings

A travel blog entry by anna.newington

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Howdy All, Ok, so this is my first pre-departure entry before I jet set off to volunteer in West Africa, to the home of mosquitos, goats and tro-tros. Wow!! Just 15 days until I pass my luggage to Heathrow staff for it never to be seen again! ...

Back home - map pin, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Back home - map pin

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Just that. another ...

Traveling to Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Traveling to Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by hayesj

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... in the wall. Dad said I threw like a girl, but I was the only one to get it in the hole. We carried on to Shrewsbury and spent a long time trying to navigate through confusing round abouts to get here. Where we are staying is a very old beautiful house, ...

Dinner at Cromwells, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Dinner at Cromwells

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Not really part of the holiday, but my last night at home for a few days. A birthday dinner with Julie, James and Alex. The charcuterie board was rather good and Alex, who works there at the moment showed us their new cocktail, apparently called a ...

Meet My Friend, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Meet My Friend

A travel blog entry by dr.cummins

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My lifelong friend, Jan Thompson Mattix, is traveling with me. The Fellowship from Fund for Teachers is not paying her expenses, but I really appreciate them letting me have a travel companion. Jan is invaluable in addition to being great company. She ...

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An "Insider's View" of The Mount.

A travel blog entry by dr.cummins

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After ringing the bell, a very nice woman opened the door and heard my apology for not calling ahead. Flashing the "Fund for Teachers" placard helped a lot I think. Anyway, she said she could take us up to the room where Darwin was born but no where ...

Map pin entry, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Map pin entry

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Just a map pin entry for today because trips need a starting point. Nothing much to say other than that we had a rather good curry in the Khusboo in ...

Ready for the off!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Ready for the off!

A travel blog entry by mary.braddock.

We are busy and excited, packing our clothes, food, cameras and bikes ready for the drive to Portsmouth for an overnight ferry, so far we have dry weather but precipitation is forecast I won't say the R word! ...

Longest day., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Longest day.

A travel blog entry by henryjallum

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Today we cycled for 8hr 21mins, covering 73.5miles. The climb today was 3658 feet. They are the facts, now for the nitty gritty. The route selection kept us off main roads, but we paid for that in hills, with a few level sections and some superb scenery. ...

Mainly for the map pin, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Mainly for the map pin

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Back home for final Christmas preparations. Mostly making sure that I had enough clothes for all our travels over the next 10 days. There is no room in my car any more. I hope there aren't many hitch-hikers about over the festive period because I won't ...

A tiny bit lost, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A tiny bit lost

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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7 January 2014      I drove into Shrewsbury and it was a sunny pleasant afternoon. I was very excited to be pulling into a town that I knew I would fall in love it.  All I needed to do was find my hotel, check in to drop ...

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