The Royal Oak Hotel

The Cross, Welshpool, Powys, Wales, SY21 7DG, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Welshpool

Scenery and Lorries

A travel blog entry by barbo on Aug 09, 2014

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... 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 ...

The Beginning of the End

A travel blog entry by summersabroad on Aug 08, 2014

... in a yurt, I was a tad disappointed. Okay, more than a tad, but I hid it well. Annie, from whom we’re renting the establishment, explained that a woman in the area was selling Mongolian yurts. She’d brought this one back complete with the original felt tenting, only to discover that felt does not hold up so well in Welsh rain. So Annie, buying the frame, specially commissioned canvas tenting to replace the felt. The result is that on ...

Powysland Museum

A travel blog entry by barbo on Aug 08, 2014

6 photos

... 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

1 comment, 14 photos

... 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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This hotel, located on The Cross, Welshpool, is near Glansevern Hall and Gardens.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Royal Oak Hotel Welshpool

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good