Christmas in a Caravan 

Jack Frost has been and covered the caravan site in a crispy white carpet. The site begins to stir, slowly and leisurely. Santa sacks and stockings burst with Father Christmas’ offerings. Bing Crosby and David Bowie serenade us over breakfast with the Little Drummer Boy, good old Radio 2 playing the old favourites. Twinkly lights... Continue Reading →

Late afternoon in Bridgnorth

Tepanyaki outside the caravan and fired up just as the heavens decide to drop their contents on our site. The lunchtime skies went quickly black and it looked like it was here for a while. Lunch re thought quickly, tepanyaki abandoned and hastily brought inside. Halogen oven fired up and sausages chucked inside. Forget the... Continue Reading →

Walnut Cottage Caravan Park, Shropshire – Site Review

Open all year, Walnut Cottage touring site is located in Shropshire, just south of Shrewsbury and Telford, five miles from the picturesque village of Much Wenlock. The site is best accessed (whilst towing) from the B4371 that runs along the Wenlock Edge, the final mile down quiet single track roads that have frequent passing places.... Continue Reading →

Ironbridge – World Heritage Site

Michael Bublé croones the José Feliciano penned song 'Feliz Navidad' and waitresses scuttle about bedecked as Santa's Little Helpers, complete with tinkly bells as we enter Darby's, a cafe facing Abraham Darby III's famous bridge in Ironbridge. Last days of November and these poor girls have another month of wearing fancy dress. Christmas comes too... Continue Reading →

Birmingham Back to Backs – The National Trust

Leaving the caravan on site just outside Shrewsbury we had a bit of a trek into the centre of Birmingham. I'd read about this place, Birmingham Back to Backs, a step back in time, courtesy of the National Trust. Right in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Birmingham. Pre-booking is essential and you... Continue Reading →

Moreton-in-Marsh, Caravan & Motorhome Club Site – Review

The Caravan and Motorhome Club Site is set within walking distance of the picturesque market town of Moreton-in-Marsh in Gloucestershire. Known locally for its market on a Tuesday and plentiful pubs and restaurants. Buses run from just outside the site to Stratford-upon-Avon and other bus stops a short walk away in the town take you... Continue Reading →

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