Travel Blogs from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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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 ...

Shropshire, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom travel blog

Shropshire

A travel blog entry by mandyandcharlie

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... overhanging Henry Tudor House, where Henry VII stayed before the Battle of Bosworth. We also wandered around the outside of Shrewsbury Castle (built from the lovely red Shropshire sandstone, it looks more like a stately home than a fortress) and climbed ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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