Tag Archives: Castles

Castles and fortifications to visit on a cycling holiday in England and Wales

Its difficult to believe this unspoilt area of #England and #Wales, was once one of the most fought over area of the UK – there are castles everywhere.  Try our Shropshire Castles cycle tour for easy cycling and great castles … Continue reading

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Visit Richard’s Castle on a cycling holiday

Cycling holidays are a great way to find out about the English countryside’s hidden history, Richards Castle is unique castle in a hidden valley. Continue reading

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Visit the National Trust’s Croft Castle on a cycling holiday

All of our Herefordshire cycling holidays return via Croft Castle.  So here are a few pictures to show you why you should stop and visit Croft Castle.  The Castle itself is of great interest with great rooms sets, paintings and … Continue reading

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Walking the Mortimer Trail in the Autumn

30 mile walking trail in Herefordshire – The Mortimer Trail – ideal for a short walking holiday Continue reading

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Vintage Children’s Books – Lone Pine Stories from Shropshire by Malcolm Saville

These stories were popular amongst young teenagers in the 60s/early 70s & were the way I first heard about Shropshire. They were teenage adventure stories based around the Long Mynd & Shropshire.  They seem a bit dated now – but … Continue reading

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History all around us (3)

More reasons to explore the fascinating history of the English Civil Way by bike…. 1642 – The Three Tuns Inn and Brewery were established in 1642, with the brewery being possibly the oldest in the country, with records showing that King … Continue reading

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History is all around us (1)

Our cycling holidays are a brilliant way of exploring the countryside.  Not only do you get to hear the birdsong, feel the sun on your back and smell the pine and honeysuckle, you can relive the events of the past … Continue reading

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