Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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The day after the coldest night, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The day after the coldest night

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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Merry Christmas! According to the news, Shrewsbury had the lowest temperatures in the country overnight. It was -11C when we got home from our Christmas Eve curry at the Tandoori Cottage. Christmas morning was all clear blue skies and glistening white ...

Grand Tour Pix, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Grand Tour Pix

A travel blog entry by mary.braddock.

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Here is a small selection of the VERY many pix from the Grand Tour! ...

Back home, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Back home

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Our flight out had been the 1st Easyjet route to Iceland and we'd been told that the outbound leg (from Luton) was going to include a number of Easyjet dignitiaries so we were confident that it too would be on time. The drive from the Blue Lagoon to the ...

Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by hilaryramsey

... . The kind I like the most are white bricked houses with black timber through them. They are everywhere and are really pretty. Shrewsbury is on the Severn which is quite wide. In the town is Shrewsbury Castle. From the outside it looks really exciting! ...

The Grand Tour, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The Grand Tour

A travel blog entry by mary.braddock.

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We were awake at 05.50 with bright sunshine outside to give us even more enthusiasm for our big trip.  We will leave Shrewsbury this morning with Nell, our 23 foot motorhome, and travel to Denham in Buckinghamshire for a nights sleep and a Thai meal ...

Swifts - it must be summer, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Swifts - it must be summer

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Not much to report because it was a quiet weekend in between two short holidays. The weather was poor on Saturday and worse on Sunday when many parts of England experienced more rain than is normal for the whole of April in two hours. It was raining when ...

All Around Shrewsbury, Charles Darwin's Birthplace, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

All Around Shrewsbury, Charles Darwin's Birthplace

A travel blog entry by dr.cummins

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Shrewsbury is a beautiful town surrounded by the Savern River. It is basically an island except for a small piece of land where the banks of the river almost merge. Much of it looks almost as it did when Darwin lived in it. In fact, much of it is much ...

On to the Country, Bomere Heath, United Kingdom travel blog

On to the Country

A travel blog entry by dr.cummins

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After two nights in Shrewsbury, we moved into the country to save money and to be nearer to the next set of destinations . We took a taxi to the Enterprise Rent-a- Car north of where we were and rented a car to drive to the country. I had rented the ...

exact op tijd..., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

exact op tijd...

A travel blog entry by 10a

... (Tesco!), Cambridge, Bedford, Northampton, Daventry, Coventry, Birmingham, Telford komen we nét op tijd op de camping in Shrewsbury: die sluit om zeven uur precies, en er zijn niet veel andere campings in de buurt... eigenlijk geen een. Waanzinnig luxe ...

Map pin entry - and a rant, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Map pin entry - and a rant

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Back home after an exciting and successful holiday. I've mentioned the poor performance of the travel companies who we relied on to sort out the Zambia leg of our holiday so here's the sorry tale in detail ... A rant about Livingstone Trails and Safari ...

A Day in Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A Day in Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by tyga

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Checked out of our Manchester hotel at 9am and drove to Chester (see previous entry!) via M56. Drove on to Shrewsbury arriving at our B&B, Fieldside, at 1.30pm. Unpacked and then got in the car and drove out to Wroxeter Roman City. Walked through the ...

Abington Park and church, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Abington Park and church

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... France-England Six Nations match that England won by the skin of their teeth. France are always hard to beat at home and scoring three tries was particularly pleasing. Back in Shrewsbury for 19:30 where we met Steve at the Beacon and came 1st in the ...

Owls and chips, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Owls and chips

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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Julie had printed off a voucher for Toby Carveries for 2 breakfasts for £6. The 2nd nearest Toby was in Formby where we had intended to go anyway so we were up and about promptly and quickly packed and on our way. Yet again it was a lovely morning with ...

Grand Tour - Home, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Grand Tour - Home

A travel blog entry by mary.braddock.

Fabulous meal last night at our favourite Thai restaurant, Sukanya in Denham.  Made good time despite leaving in the London rush hour and were home within three hours.  We had  the best time, between us we took a dream and made it into a ...

Map pin, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Map pin

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

In preparation for the next ...

check, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

check

A travel blog entry by stonflo

just check ...

Sants again, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Sants again

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Our flight was late afternoon and we managed a bit of a lie in to catch up on some of the missed sleep from the preceding few days which made the decision to find our way to Sants and the left-luggage office quite simple. We usually get a taxi to/from ...

Map pin, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Map pin

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Setting the map pin at the start of the trip. Hopefully the remainder of the blog will be more interesting. ...

Another day in North Wales, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Another day in North Wales

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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The weather didn't look so promising when we woke up and the Herring Gulls landing on the ledge outside our top floor room where having trouble toching down because of the strength of the wind. The sunrise over Llandudno was attractive, nevertheless but ...

Towers of London, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Towers of London

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... home via the A40 and M40, adding Red Kites to our 2013 year list as we came through the Chiltern Hills and getting back to Shrewsbury just after dark. Despite everything, a pretty good weekend. I imagine we’ll be back and I hope, one day soon, so ...

Birding in a party dress, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Birding in a party dress

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Today was Julie's niece's christening in Hawarden in North Wales. We decided to allow ourselves a couple of hours to drive there so we could make a stop if necessary. There was mention of a Great White Egret at Parkgate in Cheshire, a location that often ...

Grand Tour, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Grand Tour

A travel blog entry by mary.braddock.

This blog will begin on 2nd June 2013. ...

Simon & Gary's Great Adventure - Day 3, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Simon & Gary's Great Adventure - Day 3

A travel blog entry by robertosborough

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... true testament to endurance. The guys were pleased with their average of 14.6mph. Tomorrow is likely to be a tough one - Shrewsbury to Garstang (Preston) c. 110 miles in expected adverse weather conditions. Wish them lots of luck. It actually makes a huge ...

A bit of a catch up, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A bit of a catch up

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

No entries for a few months because we've not done a whole lot. We've had trips to Southport and Northampton and also a couple of days in Llandudno but we've spent lots of time planning stuff and from the 2nd half of April until early June we've got ...

Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by naomiriyo5423

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... to a change of pace—we’ll step back in time to what once was an Anglo-Saxon village.   Shrewsbury is a picturesque market town rich with history.  It was an important trading center in Anglo-Saxon time; its wealth originating ...

Magnetic attraction, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Magnetic attraction

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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The Sunday line-up on the main stage in 2010 seemed to consist of a succession of pretty girls playing pretty tunes on acoustic guitars and singing prettily, which was ok but hard to get enthusiastic about. We’d all had lie-ins (lies-in?) and ...

Just a map pin, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Just a map pin

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Gracia, Sant Roc, Sants, Santa Tecla, La Merce – apparently 5 Catalan festivals weren't enough for us this year. We usually go away for my birthday for a few days and this year Julie found a Festa Major in the small town of Altafulla, on the coast ...

Boing!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Boing!

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... place of worship that mostly fell down about 230 years ago. We regretted not bringing a camera because this pretty corner, of Shrewsbury, overlooked by many was looking as lovely as everywhere else. As we didn't much fancy cooking we booked a table at ...

Notting Hill  Carnival - day 2, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Notting Hill Carnival - day 2

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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[story to follow ...

Charles Darwin Goes to School, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Charles Darwin Goes to School

A travel blog entry by dr.cummins

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Charles was first tutored and then went to school at the Shrewsbury School. It was a boarding school for boys from the region. It is currently the city library with a bronze statue of Charles sitting in front of it. The interior has been changed to ...

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