Great Barr Hotel

Pear Tree Drive, Newton Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, B43 6HS, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $68.00
 

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What are we doing?

A travel blog entry by mblinko

1

... To do this we need many things, not least of which is a strong dependable workhorse to get us around and arguably no better vehicle exists for this than a Toyota Land Cruiser 80 series. So, here's a picture of our latest acquisition. It's nearly 20 years old and has done nearly 167,000 miles and still going strong. It's in standard shape right now and will be base lined for a long trip and have few modifications to ...

Flattest but longest day!

A travel blog entry by ashbysontour

1

... was no hills. The last highlight of the day was arriving in Ironbridge and deciding to visit the world famous bridge. We decided that it was the perfect location for the latest team photo and so we asked two walkers to do the honour for us. Having handed over the various cameras we all struck our poses, James won that particular competition. Banter followed with Charles obviously concerned about his camera running out ...

A Message to You

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

54

... and done competently but the spitting and swearing and several bitter comments about band politics were out of place at a family festival. I’ve no problem with swearing – in fact I quite enjoy it – but there are lots of children present. Spitting – well I do have a problem with that, especially when it is an unnecessary affectation and as for the rehearsal of old rows with people in other bands you’ve been in – well honestly, along with ...

B'dum B'dum

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

55

... you Shouldn’t have Fallen in Love With?) which was the one just about everybody knew and which earned them an encore. It was good but I enjoyed hearing “Promises”, “Autonomy”, “What do I get” and especially “Boredom” more. I barely noticed the bit of rain that came down in the middle of the set.

After that there wasn’t much to do other than join the hordes heading back into Coventry and go for a ...

The week of the number 13.

A travel blog entry by lesliegugger

9

... be covered with towels and half naked roasting bodies as soon as the sun comes out and the temps get above 25 degrees. After watching the burning we went to the little carnival that was set up and bought a huge foot long cotton candy which turned our tongues blue! The atmosphere of a carnival is truly special, all of those childhood memories of eating too many hotdogs and throwing them back up on the bumper cars or spotting a clown in the crowd and going running in the ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Pear Tree Drive, Newton Road, Birmingham, is near Hall of Memory, Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery, Tolkien Trail, and Golden Palomino Riding Stables.
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