Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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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 ...

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 ...

Ready, Get Set, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Ready, Get Set

A travel blog entry by moray

Just setting up our travel blog, ready for our big ...

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 ...

Up, up and away...., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Up, up and away....

A travel blog entry by sairjg

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... ;the balloon and be asked to provide a photograph to show where they found it. We set the balloons off in Shrewsbury this afternoon, and the race will end on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 at 10.00pm. The balloon that is found ...

Shrewsbury, border town., Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury, border town.

A travel blog entry by dindhenry

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We arrived as evening fell, driving over the London bridge across the river Severn and into the walled town of Shrewsbury, built on a hill within a bend in the river. Traffic was being diverted which again created issues for Matilda, so we parked as ...

Shrewsbury and the Cadfael Trail, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shrewsbury and the Cadfael Trail

A travel blog entry by davetamara

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... had been turned into a garden and park, in particular the Dingle, which is like the dell in Wellington Botanical Gardens. Shrewsbury had entered a “Blooms for Britain” competition, and had made a special effort with the gardens which were ...

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