Shropshire for Christmas

It’s been three days since our month long winter caravan trip ended and we’re packing up the car again. This time it’s packed to the rafters. The cavernous space inside the Volvo is rammed. We’ve even squished the tortoise 'Harriet', also known as the Hedgehog, in and amongst bags of this and that. Destination, Shropshire... 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 →

Caravan Cabin Fever

Today, Shropshire has been battered and bruised by torrential downpours and caravan rocking winds. With this prior knowledge we'd made the decision not to put the awning up, it starts it's winter holiday relaxing on the back seat of the car, safe, warm and dry. From early morning the sun has refused to show its... Continue Reading →

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