Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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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 ...

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 ...

St Mary the Virgin, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

St Mary the Virgin

A travel blog entry by gandablog

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Friday 10th June 2011 Shrewsbury A quieter day today, walking around Shrewsbury. It is a bustling small city with a real mix of old and new buildings. We walked up the steep pedestrian mall, which is the main shopping street and there seem to be ...

A few local stops, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A few local stops

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... that it was a bit too big) and Julie even got a couple of pics that I will probably post here in due course. After shopping in Shrewsbury we went to Venus Pool where we met my friend Ian coming out of the car park as I was going in, which was a good ...

Weekend digest, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekend digest

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... House which was excellent as ever. The Porthill Footbridge is currently closed for refurbishment until July (opening in time for the Shrewsbury Flower Show, the footbridge being one of the main entry points for the show) so a replacement boat service has ...

The Life of Riley, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The Life of Riley

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

So, The Lightning Seeds headlining the final day of Godiva Festival 2014. What's their best known song? "Three Lions", of course. Probably the best football song ever written. Certainly the best one about England (Incidentally the best song about sport ...

My Old Workplace, Birthplace of Darwin and Owen, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

My Old Workplace, Birthplace of Darwin and Owen

A travel blog entry by pfkahney

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I taught modern languages in a school in the suburbs of this lovely county town - in an area a world away from the girls' high and the famous public boys' school where the now rich and famous were prepared for rowing blues at Oxford and Cambridge.   ...

Starting the year's bird list, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Starting the year's bird list

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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It's always nice to have a list. Or even a few. Some birders are almost obsessive 'listers', maintaining life, year, country, county, garden and trip lists amongst others. I once met a birder who claimed to have a list of species that he had witnessed in ...

Nel is ready to go, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Nel is ready to go

A travel blog entry by stonflo

Nel is our motorhome which we will traveling through France, Switzerland and Italy. This is taking us just over four weeks.  Not very exciting but a big trip for us. Works out at 2000 miles approx. I will try to post blogs as often as I can. We ...

It's Really Happening, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

It's Really Happening

A travel blog entry by dr.cummins

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Wow, so I get out on the street after checking into the B and B. and ask the first pedestrian I see if they know where The Mount, Darwin's birthplace, is. Not only do they know, they take me to practically within sight of it before they go to their ...

shrewbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

shrewbury

A travel blog entry by gez_skip

all we really did in shrewsbury was eat breakfast. im pretty sure franny paid for me and i may owe hinme one breakfast. tray was in two minds between getting a faggot and chips which was on the menu, or going for a nap because he'd driven since the night ...

Hail to the Bunting, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Hail to the Bunting

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

I was awake well before sunrise because I wanted to see if there was any migration watching going on up the road, as there had been earlier in the month. A quick glance out of the window confirmed my suspicions that there probably wouldn't be because it ...

Shrewsbury Morris, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury Morris

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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A weekend at home and a visit to what seems to be becoming an annual event, a display by Shrewsbury Morris and several invited friends in the excellent setting of The Square. After almost continual good weather since the start of May last night saw ...

Trip starter, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Trip starter

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Nothing to see here. Move along (I promise it will get ...

Shopping  and Culture Tudor-style, Shrewsbury 2, United Kingdom travel blog

Shopping and Culture Tudor-style

A travel blog entry by pfkahney

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I love this town! ...

Old haunts, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Old haunts

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

I lived in Manchester for a few years in the mid-1980s and spent a lot of time walking in the Pennine Hills to the east of the city. With a day pass on the buses being only 1 and needing only two buses to get to the edge of the hills it seemed a shame ...

So excited I might pop!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

So excited I might pop!

A travel blog entry by johart75

I know I haven't gone yet but I am just so excited now... Hannah & I are going for some hill walking this weekend (along with a sturdy amount of alcohol) & then shopping to complete the list of stuff I need to squeeze into my ...

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