Rowton Castle

Shrewsbury, Halfway House, Shropshire, England, SY5 9EP, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Halfway House

On we go again

A travel blog entry by hazelgault on Aug 11, 2014

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... Aston which is described in the guide as being 'overrun with new housing', in great contrast to Brewood (pronounced brood) which is full of character and lots of historic goodies. Brewood originated with the building of a Roman fort on Beacon Hill to defend Watling Street. As you pass over Stretton Aqueduct you have an excellent view of the A5 which was originally built by the Romans. I must admit to a sense of great superiority over the teeming motorists below.
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Scenery and Lorries

A travel blog entry by barbo on Aug 09, 2014

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... was painted gold and had all the bells and whistles including TV. To top off the day, Graham and I had "******s" for tea at Lowfield Pub where we had them last year. (For our Australian friends - ******s are a traditional dish - meatballs made from pork shoulder and pigs liver -a blast from the thrifty past.) Drizzling rain - Hurricane Bertha has crossed the Atlantic from America and is predicted to give us rain ...

Powysland Museum

A travel blog entry by barbo on Aug 08, 2014

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... of farming equipment which showed the economic importance of farming in the area, from the earliest times, Bronze and Iron ages, The Roman times, Normans and Vikings until now. We had dinner with Sian and Gareth who plan to visit Australia in November - we look forward to showing them ...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe road trip 1

A travel blog entry by penguinchris on Aug 07, 2014

... 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.
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Horse Drawn Canal Trip

A travel blog entry by barbo on Aug 06, 2014

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... area, vegetated with heather and bracken and grazing Welsh Mountain sheep which are generally hardier and smaller than the other breeds. We drove to Lake Vyrnwy which is a reservoir supplying water for Liverpool. We have been here before, but had dinner here at the Tavern. Graham had lamb shanks and I had a traditional Welsh lamb stew called "cawl".
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