Best Western Valley Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ironbridge
... 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. ...
... Hugh has just returned from a truck show in Holland where he intends to take this new truck next year. We had a delicious lunch at Lyn's (A friend of the family) where she had a picturesque garden and then we drove to Ian and Helen's (other friends) who have a fleet of 34 lorries with the associated semitrailers, low loaders etc. There was also a limited edition of a Scania truck made for the 50th anniversary of ...
... we booked tickets and started planning.
Our decision was to have one night in Edinburgh and spend a few days driving up there stopping at a few places that we didn't know, north east England and south east Scotland being the part of Great Britain that we known least well.
I started off from home and then stayed at Julie's overnight because she had a bit of work to do on Friday.
A lovely rest day, just as they should be! We are staying at the Church Farm B&B, which is a lovely house, set in a beautiful garden and run by a very friendly, welcoming couple, Allison and Chris. They have kindly given free run of part of the house/garden which is ideal. So, after a fantastic breakfast, we stretched our legs with Trina and Cadbury to walk the remaining 5 miles into Ironbridge. A good way to banish any stiffness. Of ...
... inventions changed the world. But it was also explained how these inventions made this gorge a very polluted area. So innovation created jobs and solved problems eg the iron bridge meant the river could be crossed, very important as the ferries used previously could only be used when the river was high enough. But the by-products of the industry caused health and environmental problems.
The gorge ...
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