The Lord Shrewsbury

New Road, Alton, Staffordshire, England, ST10 4AF, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alton

On we go again

A travel blog entry by hazelgault on Aug 11, 2014

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... and stopped at Brewood to get some shopping. The canal here is lined both sides with tall trees; heaven for kingfishers. We were lulled into a false sense of security.

A mile or so further on, we went through a bridge and suddenly the wind hit us from the left - there was a big break in the trees so our wind break had temporarily vanished. We were going past moored boats so were moving in tick over and the wind blew us over onto the moored boats. ...

Ready for lift off

A travel blog entry by jennydavies on Aug 11, 2014

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... to my adventure already! It was a joke...... After a moment he waved me through while laughing, it was obviously funny to someone.... In the end my flight was delayed leaving, Sod's law. After arriving late in Heathrow I rushed over to my next gate, worrying that I would be late, but I arrived in time and am now queuing up to go on to the plane :) Will write again after I have arrived in ...

Day 10

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Aug 10, 2014

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Nothing much to report to day. We went into Leek a Historic Market Town in Staffordshire, to buy more plastic boxes, we just can't contain our excitement any longer(sorry I had to say that before any one else did). We arrived back just as the heavens opened. ...

Day8 9

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Aug 09, 2014

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Day 8. After a morning spent fitting a cupboard door, with some difficulty, we drove back the lovely Spa town,Buxton. We called at the "Druids" to catch up on the news, water the plants and tap into the wifi. A trip to the supermarket was needed to stock up on supplies for the weekend. Upon our return to Gradbach, we met Paul, just back from a sailing expedition on the Norfolk Broads. Catering dept. set ...

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by sammishaw on Jun 18, 2013

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... quite easily, we roamed through the streets looking at Edinburgh castle and all the surrounding shops. Then decided it was time for more food stopping in at a busy pub (Nicholsons) for a nice chicken burger to share. Continued by looking in a few more shops and then time to hit the road o make our way back into English territory.  Our 4 hour drive back to Alton ...

Location

This hotel, located on New Road, Alton, is near Alton Towers.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Lord Shrewsbury Alton

2.50 of 5 stars Fair