Another post for those of you keen to see my in-laws saving pubs. On Saturday, as per my detailed itinerary, The in-laws were impressed, particularly with the rows of workers cottage and the Newcomen engine at the old colliery. I had to photograph it through the railings, which is why it looks like an art… Continue reading STONES IN THE TRUE NORTH
Last report from Beautiful Bloomin’ Barnsley, a title the TIC can have for the price of a pint of Smooth in our last pub on Friday afternoon. Yes, it’s BACK to the Shakespeare, as unlikely a return visit as you’ll get on any pub blog this year. Mrs RM was a little unconvinced, but the… Continue reading PARROTS, PINEAPPLES & AIR PUNCHES
Elsecar is one of the best pubbed villages in Britain. But don’t take my word for it; In 2019 BRAPA noted; “You turn out of the station, you walk down the hill, there are four cracking real ale pubs (the Fitzwilliam Arms, the Crown Inn, the Market Hotel, Milton Arms“. Ooh, just seen Simon’s grandad… Continue reading BACK TO THE FUTURIST
On the Friday we made our second campervan excursion of the season. Somehow, I persuaded Mrs RM to spend a night in a mining village (pronounced “El-se-ca” by locals) on the edge of Barnsley. Apart from being debonair and dashing, us pub tickers are noted for our extraordinary knowledge of UK geography. The cluster of… Continue reading “El-se-ca”
On the Friday I headed to Sheffield to pick up James from Uni. It’s good to see him, but his return has slowed down our internet speed somewhat. On the way, a tick in the beer centre of the Yorkshire world. Elsecar looks great on the wall from the station. I’d call it “posh Barnsley”… Continue reading ELSECAR’S NO.1 KEG-ONLY PUB ?