Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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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 ...

Just a quick nip home, Shropshire, United Kingdom travel blog

Just a quick nip home

A travel blog entry by leilapaulrtw

You know this story, it has a happy ending, were sure of it. For those that don't know we nipped home for three months to see Leila's mum as she was unwell. She is now well on the road to wellness and we are really glad we were in a position to be able ...

Some birds in North Wales, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Some birds in North Wales

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... the far side of the lake. Never mind. We set off back, with the diver following us and wondering why we'd stopped taking its picture, dropped into Rhyl for some pie and chips and ended the night in The Beacon in Shrewsbury where we came second in the ...

Nel goes Continental, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Nel goes Continental

A travel blog entry by stonflo

Everything is ready to go apart from a quick wash down of Nel. We go to Denham on Sunday as the first stop at Wyatts Covert. Mike ...

Parkers' Patch, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Parkers' Patch

A travel blog entry by boot-up.brits14

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 Stratford to Shrewsbury via Birmingham and Shenstone ...

Back to England, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to England

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

And that’s about it. Breakfast the next morning was in a large hall done up, appropriately like a railway station with some rather bizarre Christmas card wallpaper (you probably need to see it to appreciate it) and was not bad. The buffet was ...

Mo's Blog, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Mo's Blog

A travel blog entry by henryjallum

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... End', from where? From Lands End (ner ner na ner ner I thought!!). F**kin Hell he said, exactly mate could not have put it better myself f ***kin Hell!! Night all So glad I'm sharing my journey with you.. Lotsa of love from knackered of ...

One Swallow ..., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

One Swallow ...

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... all the snacks we took in case getting fed proved too difficult). We're off out with friends tonight so have come over to Shrewsbury via Venus Pool where our first Swallows of the year were found. Quite a late date for Swallows but I didn't make any ...

Establishing a new tradition, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Establishing a new tradition

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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Our flights back home were in the late afternoon so we caught up on another hour or so sleep, packed, checked out and left our bags in the luggage lockers in Alexanderplatz station from where we caught the U-Bahn out towards Charlottenstrasse that we had ...

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 ...

More aeroplanes, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

More aeroplanes

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... what sounded like “hoogle” to each other. Where they aliens, perhaps? We’ll probably never know. Four hours in the airport and then another in the plane and we were back in England and two hours later, back home in Shrewsbury. Hoogle. ...

A day of dips, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A day of dips

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... lake was mainly frozen. Julie hasn't seen an Iceland Gull this year so this was our first post-breakfast stop on the way back to Shrewsbury. There were plenty of birders there but no unusual gulls. A chap who we spoke to told us that the Bean Goose had ...

First in the quiz again, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

First in the quiz again

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Just a holding entry to establish the baseline for our next UK trip. An easy drive back from Wales through pleasant countryside followed by dinner at the Beacon and a full-strength team at the quiz, which we won by one ...

Powis Castle, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Powis Castle

A travel blog entry by gandablog

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Saturday 11th June 2011 Welshpool We had a wonderful sunny day today for our drive into Wales. Being National trust members we were looking for opportunities to use our free entry. Powis castle close to Welshpool turned out to be an ideal choice. ...

Waxwings galore, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Waxwings galore

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... that Julie and I have taken of Waxwings this year. BTW, a really great night on Saturday in the wonderful Loggerheads pub in Shrewsbury centre. It's almost  always a nice place to visit, with it's floor plan dating back to the 18th century, I ...

Nateby to Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Nateby to Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by gandablog

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Thursday 9th June Nateby to Shrewsbury. Today we left our wonderful cottage in Nateby and drove down to the Midlands. We basically followed the motorways to Cheshire and stopped there for a break in the journey. We stopped at a park and ride carpark ...

A day in Barcelona, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

A day in Barcelona

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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Last day in the city and with no Merce events to worry about, a chance to do some proper tourism for a change. We had hotels and hostels to vacate and late flights which meant a metro ride to Estacio de Sants where there is a good left luggage facility ...

No dolphins again, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

No dolphins again

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... advance of our holiday in Catalunya later in May - and who knows, perhaps even in advance of our long weekend in Norfolk in a few days time. Back in Shrewsbury before dark and a Chinese takeaway from Tasty Foods as the perfect end to a great ...

Monmouth to Shrewsbury - 81 miles. Total 331 miles, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Monmouth to Shrewsbury - 81 miles. Total 331 miles

A travel blog entry by anglocans

... be back" Arnie style!  She'll be joining us again in Inverness.  We set off at 8.30 making our way  to Shrewsbury via Wigmore where we had lunch.  It was a hilly first 50 and the boys literally put their feet up for a few minutes ...

Setting the map pin again, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Setting the map pin again

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

I'll have a few more tries for Ring Ouzel after work and will update if I have any ...

More wind, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

More wind

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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Breakfast in the hotel was a rather rigid 8 'til 8:30 which suited me because it meant that we didn't have much excuse for wasting daylight. It was a standard Full English that seemed freshly prepared. Other guests are intriguing with an even split ...

FiNALLY made it here, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

FiNALLY made it here

A travel blog entry by jurnie

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Not a big entry here.   We are just sleeping in this town.   Took us about 2 hours to find this Inn, kept getting lost  asking locals  who gave us directions to a totally different place.  Finallly  Decided to goto ...

Back home, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Back home

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Another map ...

Shropshire, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shropshire, Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by bignige

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02 May 2009 Shropshire - Shrewsbury Staying at the Holiday Inn Telford, Josie promised to be good all day to share a bed with Steve Rabbits about Iron Bridge Weather warm and pleasant M&S Picnic and 5 off voucher Picnic in Castle grounds watching ...

4days b4igo, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

4days b4igo

A travel blog entry by nataliecoyne

Just got my new iPad this evening! Absolutely amazing I love it dunno how I coped without one before! Set up this to try keep every1 updated on me travels and so i can remember it all when i look back!! 4days til I go now eeeek! Got some serious packing ...

Luke's Birthday, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Luke's Birthday

A travel blog entry by kayyendole

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... is already three years old. Time flies by so fast these days. He had a train set for his birthday and Yummy Mummy brought him to Shrewsbury on the train as a treat. He was shy at first to see so many faces there but soon got into the spirit of the party ...

National Trust Treasures, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

National Trust Treasures

A travel blog entry by kayyendole

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Attingham Park in Shrewsbury is one of our nearest National Trust Properties and visiting there is always a treat whatever time of year. On this occasion is was a good opportunity for Colin to try out his buggy and it was a good dry day for that. The deer ...

Map pin again, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Map pin again

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

Just that. Read on ...

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