Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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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 ...

Not winning the pub quiz, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Not winning the pub quiz

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

I'm ages behind with my trip reports but this sort of thing doesn’t come along very often, so here’s a special update. Picture the scene. Julie and I are sitting in The Beacon on a Sunday night in November. We’re doing the pub quiz but ...

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 ...

Amerys Travels from England, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Amerys Travels from England

A travel blog entry by amery

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28.06. 2014 Amerys Travels from England Oh dear. We have hardly started our trip and our travel journal is already two weeks behind! Never mind… enjoying where we are will always come behind writing a journal! Six nights of overeating and much fun ...

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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Home via Denham., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Home via Denham.

A travel blog entry by mary.braddock.

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We were back home in Shrewsbury after a trouble free drive back from Denham, leaving at 07.50 and in our house by 11.10.  We have had five really enjoyable but varied weeks, visiting two countries and gaining even more experience in travelling with a ...

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 ...

Don't you know where I've been ... ?, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Don't you know where I've been ... ?

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

(on the Marrakech express) 18/03/2008 The Common Bulbuls and House Buntings were in good voice early in the morning at the hotel and we good a few decent shots of a bunting by recording its song and playing it back. It ...

The Pre-Adventure Begins, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The Pre-Adventure Begins

A travel blog entry by rospol

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... leaving for Chelsea tomorrow). The afternoon was spent mainly at TK MAX (thanks to Ros) and a quick tour around Shrewsbury with many beautiful Tudor black and white buildings with walkways built specifically to protect one from getting showered with ...

We won the quiz, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

We won the quiz

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Just an entry to set the base line for the trip. We went to the quiz at The Beacon with Steve and won. by a narrow margin. We talked about our forthcoming trip to the Machynlleth Comedy Festival and planned a few of the shows we want to ...

Oxjam, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxjam, Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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Oxfam's fist attempt at staging Oxjam in my home towns. About 40 concerts across half a dozen venues. We couldn't get to them all of course. Here are a few variable quality photos. More of a story might follow shortly and so will a few pics of the Venus ...

My cloak of invisibility, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

My cloak of invisibility

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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The weather forecast for most of the UK for the May Bank Holiday Monday was pretty dire with rain just about everywhere but it was still dry when I got up. Whilst we were getting sorted out, making breakfast, packing and working out what went into which ...

Something new, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Something new

A travel blog entry by wintergh

I've been thinking about it for a while, well, ever since I put together a few ingredients and 'created' that beautiful sauce. I'm aware it will not be everyone's cup of tea as its quite hot, but I can actually control the level of heat. I thought of ...

Shrewsbury Fields Forever, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury Fields Forever

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... made getting some breakfast our priority because there was an hour to go before the entertainment started. My youngest son works at a Shrewsbury restaurant and they had been invited to set up a catering tent and we found that and ordered a couple of hot ...

Grand Tour continued......, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Grand Tour continued......

A travel blog entry by mary.braddock.

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Up early and did all our washing and pegged it out as the weather is set to be a scorcher We caught a train into Reims as planned and found the journey to be on time and the train clean and comfortable. We strolled through the pedestrian area then ...

Back home, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Back home

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Our return flight was in the morning but not too early so we had time for a leisurely breakfast (a Great White Egret flew past, over the Danube, whilst we were eating) and then took the buses to the airport where everything was on time and we were back ...

Back home, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Back home

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Another map ...

Weekend in North Wales, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekend in North Wales

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

This is going to be an ongoing blog about our travels in the UK, probably concentrating on wildlife and sightseeing but who knows what else will be involved. There might even be a bit of culture of one sort or another. Two cheap nights in the Bangor ...

Back home again, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Back home again

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

18/08/2007 07:20 - 08:00 -   Northern Gannets, c10; "Commic" Terns, 2  09:50   -   Fulmar  09:55   -   Great Skua, 1; Fulmar, 1; Northern Gannets - several  10:10  ...

Wheatsheaf beer festival, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Wheatsheaf beer festival

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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The Anchor and Wheatsheaf pubs in Shrewsbury's Frankwell district are two of the nicest pubs in town with a reputation for some decent beers and particularly in the case of the Wheatsheaf, a tendency to put on Live entertainment. The Anchor is where we ...

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