ARRIVING IN LLANWRTYD WELLS TOO SOON FOR THE BOG SNORKELLING

Three days in Mid Wales and I still couldn’t quite finish the GBG chapter. It’s possibly the most challenging “county” after Rutland, which just doesn’t open at all, with weird opening times, aggressive sheep and occasional trains. But I did make it to Llanwrtyd Wells (pronounced clan-weir-tid), some 22 years after last driving past it… Continue reading ARRIVING IN LLANWRTYD WELLS TOO SOON FOR THE BOG SNORKELLING

EPIC DRYANUARY FAILS AT THE FREE PRESS

Just tidying up some posts last night* I noticed my pub photos post lacked anything from Pints and Pubs, a heinous crime. P&P, as his mates call him, has produced the essential body of work on all the Cambridge pubs over the last year, finishing with the venerable Free Press.  So here’s a photo from… Continue reading EPIC DRYANUARY FAILS AT THE FREE PRESS

TETLEY HERITAGE IN MALTON

  On our way to a brewery break in Cropton we stopped at Malton for a last bit of Wi-Fi quiche before entering the Moors.   The big news in Malton is Brass Castle’s cutting edge bar, but we fancied coffee and battenburg cake in the Spotted Cow in Malton. It’s a Tetley Heritage Inn, which is still generally a pretty… Continue reading TETLEY HERITAGE IN MALTON