Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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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 ...

Introduction, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Introduction

A travel blog entry by kerry.blackett

Welcome to my first blog! I decided (with some encouragement from Mum and Katie) that I should start a blog while out on my Medical Elective to keep people up to date with my travels while in the Caribbean. It is the first time writing something like ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Knitting Journey - Shropshire to Africa, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The Knitting Journey - Shropshire to Africa

A travel blog entry by karoleanne

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COVERAGE CARE         LAUNCHES          'KNIT A SQUARE FOR MALAWI' On the  1st June 2014, Coverage Care launched their ‘Knit a Square for Malawi’ project.  There are more than 1.9 ...

A Very Long Day, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A Very Long Day

A travel blog entry by hayesj

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By Stephen Have covered a lot of distance today since we finished our very large English Breakfast at the Old Manor Suites. Been to North West Wales to visit St Winifred's Well, Denbeigh Castle, Conwy Castle and an abbey with some unpronounciable Welsh ...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe road trip 1, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh Festival Fringe road trip 1

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

We've had mixed feelings about whether to attend the festival fringe because we've heard quite a lot of negative things about it, in particular that many of the performers don't enjoy it much because it's little more than a trade show for them and most ...

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 ...

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