Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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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 ...

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 ...

Getting ready, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting ready

A travel blog entry by karoleanne

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Second day on Malarone, feeling quite nauseated 100 blankets packed and ready to go Emotions kicking in now, excited, nervous, sad, happy, proud ...

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 ...

Wine tasting !!, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Wine tasting !!

A travel blog entry by robinstride

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... , given a lift by an elderly couple who ate at our table. After a rest in the hotel room we walked down to the river. Shrewsbury is surrounded on three sides by a river (see map) we started at the top right and walked clockwise round to the top left ...

Braddock Family Holiday to The Netherlands, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Braddock Family Holiday to The Netherlands

A travel blog entry by mary.braddock.

We will set off after lunch, nine of us, for Harwich, where we will board the night sailing for The Hook of Holland, destination Delft. We plan to cycle, swim, play badminton, visit towns and all they have to offer, good food and beer will be included in ...

Visit to granny, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Visit to granny

A travel blog entry by nickos

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Girls caught up with 94 year old great ...

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 ...

Leisurely day in Portmeirion, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Leisurely day in Portmeirion

A travel blog entry by newsbob

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... 8217;s done it several times, but it took him a bit longer than that. Then it was back to the car and on to Shrewsbury. We crossed the border from Wales back to England with no ceremony other than a simple road sign. The scenery changed from rugged back ...

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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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 ...

The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

A travel blog entry by gibbslocates

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... the only person I know who could find out the crank problem and so Grant & myself loaded the car and headed off to Shrewsbury on a cold grey February morning. Only Britain can be this miserable at this time of year and I hope the pictures do it some ...

In an orchid corner, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

In an orchid corner

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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The Three Queens was nothing to do with the concert outside Buckingham Palace that had taken place yesterday but related to the three royally-named Cunard liners, Queen Victoria, Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth that were all going to be present at ...

Some more sea-watching, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Some more sea-watching

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... in the guisde of a small flock of Bramblings. As the day was drawing to an end we stopped in Tesco to refuel and by some pop and crisps for the journey and then we were off, arriving back in Shrewsbury some three hours later - or maybe a bit more. ...

Rain, rain go away ..., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Rain, rain go away ...

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... excuse for snow which was never going to stick because it was landing in rainwater. After a late breakfast we set of for Shrewsbury, calling in at a very quiet Venus Pool – well not really quiet because Black-headed Gulls were there in force and ...

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