Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Another northern gull, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Another northern gull

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... county. An unusual gull had been seen at Priorslee Flash, right next to the M54 and therefore on our route back to Shrewsbury. This had been identified as a Ring-billed Gull at first, a vagrant from North America but closer inspection led some observers ...

Just setting the map pin, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Just setting the map pin

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

In preparation for the next ...

Another map pin, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Another map pin

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

I suppose there will be a lot of ...

No Smew today, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

No Smew today

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... maintained our run of dips that we will have to do something about next weekend. We looked in at Priorslee Flash on the way back to Shrewsbury but were too late for the large gulls, although we did see a Jay in bushes at the side of the road, so kept up ...

Iron Bridge, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Iron Bridge

A travel blog entry by gandablog

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... the afternoon Mum decided to walk around the “shuts” These are small alleyways connecting some of the streets in Shrewsbury. Some of these have evocative names (eg Grope lane) The rain however cut short the wandering. A supermarket trip ...

A quick trip to Venus Pool, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A quick trip to Venus Pool

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

We were picking Alex up for lunch at Cromwells prior to his flight to Australia tomorrow but we had time to get to VP for a quick session. The Whooper Swans were in the same field where I'd seen them earlier in the week but they must have guessed that ...

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

Just for the map pin

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

That's it. just a pin on a ...

Back to rain, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to rain

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

There was no rush to get out of bed this morning and we needed to recover from more than a couple of pints. After two days of ironic weather with very little rainfall, following the abandonment of the festival, today was back to 'normal' with rain ...

Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by kieron_a_m

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Another Big House in the Country, Attingham Park, nr. Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Another Big House in the Country

A travel blog entry by pfkahney

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Attingham Park has seen many changes, now gradually being refurbished by the National Trust.  The last private owner used to show school parties around herself, then it became an educational institution, owned by Shropshire County Council, now a ...

Boat Races in Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury via Stokesay Castle, United Kingdom travel blog

Boat Races in Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by mcclurecandh

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After yet another generous English breakfast we asked for directions to the Saxon church. It is close but surrounded by a fence and lots of tall wet grass and stinging nettles. The larger part of it is gone - just some of the walls remain - but the ...

Double Check, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Double Check

A travel blog entry by stonflo

Will try this again ...

You have to start somewhere ..., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

You have to start somewhere ...

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

And Julie and I started from my house, having nipped into Oswestry after work and won some beer money for the weekend on the pub quiz machines of that fine town :) It didn't take us long to pack because we hadn't really UNpacked from last weekend's trip ...

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