RUNNING UP THAT MARPLE HILL

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24th January 2020

Another Proper Pub for you traddies, except this one is a Community-owned one. Will they growl at incomers ? (Spoiler:only BRAPA).

Also, one for those of you believe in long walks between pubs to walk off calories.

The 15:27 from Hyde Central arrived at Rose Hill at 15:40.

Google said 1:15 walking to the pub and thence to Romiley Station for the return Mancward.

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If I could knock 25% minutes off that time I could get 14 minutes in the Northumberland Arms and still make the 16:50 from Romiley.
An ambitious plan, with no time to stop to take photos of canals or other pubs or dawdle in marvellous micro Marple.

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Spring Gardens – A new Hope ?

I crossed into Marple Bridge and reached the Northumberland pretty much spot on time.

As you’ll see from the OS, this is a gorgeous bit of Greater Stockport, previously packed with the shabby looking Robinsons houses that first attracted me to Unicorn and (sob) Hatters.

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Rather gorgeous as dusk fell.

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Proper sign
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Nice use of lighting
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Etchings

Multiroom, but of course the 4pm tea-time crowd are at the bar in the public, waiting for the blessing of the haggis by Duncan later.

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Bud 🇺🇸

I should have had the Unicorn, but you should never pass up Track Sonoma, and I didn’t.

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Yes, they’re my glasses. I keep leaving them on bars.

Decent beer, friendly landlord, gorgeous pub with some for everyone.

I’d have stayed for a pint and a chat but with horror I suddenly noticed I’d overstayed my 14 minutes and now had to do the 41 minute trek to Romiley station in 30 minutes.

Which was fun. I can walk but I definitely can’t run.

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Lang may yer lum reek.

6 thoughts on “RUNNING UP THAT MARPLE HILL

      1. That would be like pedigree brewed in Wolverhampton. We’ll send stuff brewed by the banks of the Mississippi River. You’ll taste a world of difference.

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