The Down Inn
Travel Blogs from Bridgnorth
As of today, not much much other than the usual. I have a new client, Halfords, so that's why I'm in Birmingham travelling home each weekend. However, the plan is that from around May next year, we go off driving around the European land mass visiting hot countries when it's cooler there and colder countries when it's hotter. We are spending the next few months planning so there's not much detail to be seen here yet. Watch this ...
... sorry for Nina Baker who was on for the 2 p.m. slot because the MCs announced that The Mariachis, who were due to headline the Fargo Paradise Tent at 4:30 had brought their set forward to … 2 p.m. which resulted in lots of the people who would otherwise have stayed around suddenly heading off to the tent for a second helping. We might have gone for the 4:30 slot because we weren’t bothered about seeing The Ordinary Boys but as ...
... the wait, so it must have been good!
The next ride was "Oblivion", which has to be seen to be believed. A face-down, vertical drop into a dark tunnel. Once again the mum's chickened out - at this stage starting to wonder why we had paid the exhorbitant entrance fee.
We moved along to "Rita" and this time we all had a go - imagine a normal rollercoaster, but at ten times the normal speed, then a lovely walk ...
We're off to the Shrewsbury Museum; a good way to spend time on a rainy afternoon. The museum takes the visitor from prehistoric times through Roman and Norman conquests; the ups and downs of the wool trade to the present. We were treated to the story of the “Corbet Bed 1593 reproduction project” by a delightful docent who worked on the ...
... for me as no doubt I will be picking up the balls!
There are two bars, The Aviators and The Tommy Cooper bar and with an all inclusive tariff it may be difficult to keep those calories under control. It certainly won't hurt Colin to put on a few pounds but I will have to be quite strict with myself.I shall be taking a few stretchy dresses just in case.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking