Tag Archives: Castles

The Times – Country House Cycle Escapes

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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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