The Boathouse, Shrewsbury

We finish our Shrewsbury mini-series with a trip to the Boathouse.
All pleasant English towns are on a river, and they always seem to have a nice pub called The Boathouse.

02_BridgeWe couldn’t check into the hotel till 2, and it was a lovely sunny day, so we went for a walk in the Quarry (which is actually a lovely park)
The pub is over this lovely old suspension bridge, and it a welcome sight after a train journey

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The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury

I love Aber, of course, but sometimes a girl needs somewhere a little bigger.
I’m grateful to the people of Aber for keeping the town 70s-style (that’s the 1870s) but sometimes you do need to go to M&S or Waitrose.

Shrewsbury is an old favourite, as it’s an easy train journey, it has all the shops and restaurants you could want, and has beautiful gardens by the river.

Plus it reminds me of Christmas shopping with my mum
And Dafydd had got us a very good deal on Travelzoo – dinner, bed and breakfast for two at the Lion Hotel for £99.
Surely that’s too cheap for a quality weekend, isn’t it?
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