Just for our US of A readers today, a spurious Dylan/boxing/Worcestershire canal town mash-up. If Mr Zimmerman lived in Brum he’d no doubt enjoy pensioners days out to Stourport-on-Severn, which looks increasingly like Felixstowe without the sea (and depressed Ipswich Town fans). A great place for wandering along the canal towpath contemplating how best… Continue reading A HURRICANE THROUGH STOURPORT ?
ROBINSONS IN STOURPORT
Another Midlands catch-up with my old work colleague Charles last night. I finally found a decent guesthouse in Stourport, the Victoria having that delightful combination of cheery welcome, clean bedlinen and cold milk. A gem. Stourport is no Bewdley, and pubwise no Kidderminster either. But the two Beer Guide pubs it does have are corkers,… Continue reading ROBINSONS IN STOURPORT
AN IMITATION OF SPOONS IN STOURPORT
We stopped in Stourport to assess its suitability for Charles’s Curry Night Status. Apart from the fact the cheapest B&B was £80, it looked pretty promising. If we get bored we can always gatecrash the funfair. The town lacked a bit of its summery shine in damp January, but it now has an Heron Foods, so… Continue reading AN IMITATION OF SPOONS IN STOURPORT
STOURPORT – JEWEL ON THE SEVERN
Stourport is one of Worcestershire’s oddities, a “fun” town by the Severn without the Georgian elegance of nearby Bewdley. It’s more of an inland Felixstowe than a Southwold, but just as worthy of a visit. When we first visited the town from our Clows Top B&B 20 years ago, that giant permanent funfair looked out of place in… Continue reading STOURPORT – JEWEL ON THE SEVERN