Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The (Virtual) Peripatetic Pensioner - Stage 13 of the Tour de Rellies - Ironbridge to Shardlow

Maps from Google Maps and all images from Street View.

Banked distance  136.8 km/85.1 mi   -   110.4 km/68.6 mi  = 24.6 km/ 15.3 mi.

1.  Bridge over the River Severn, Ironbridge

2.  Jackfield Tile Museum, Church Road

3.  Sign for the Severn Valley Way Bicycle Route 

4.  Coalport Road over the Severn River

5.  Haven Hills area

6.   Caynton Cottages, Caynton

7.  Shrewsbury Arms Pub, Albrighton

8.  Tow path, Dunstall Park, Clareton

9.  Tow path, Wolverhampton

10.  Canal Locks, Wolverhampton

11.  More canal locks, Wolverhampton

12.  Canal tow path, Wolverhampton

13. Another tow path view, Wolverhampton

14.  Miner's Statue, Brownhills

15.  The A5 (Watling Street - originally a Roman road)

16.  Christ Church, Lichfield

17.  Lichfield Cathedral

18.  Netherstowe bicycle path, Lichfield

19.  Tow path at Fradley Pool, Burton on Trent

20.  The Green Man and Rising Sun pubs, Willington

21.    Bicycle path at Infinity Park Way, Derby

22.  Bicycle Path at Sinfin Moor Lane, Derby

23.  Navigation Inn pub, Shardlow

24.  Marina Bar at the Shardlow Marina and Caravan Park

25.  The Emily May is out there somewhere in the marina

26.  Jon, the Emily May and the pooches

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The (Virtual) Peripatetic Pensioner - Stage 12 - Ludlow to Ironbridge

Maps from Google Maps and all images from Street View.

Banked distance 146.5 km./91 mi. (Banked) -  41.7 km/25.9 mi. = 104.8 km/65.1 mi (banked)

The Bull Ring Tavern, Ludlow

2.  St. Laurence's Church, Ludlow

3.  The B4361 Ludlow

4.  St. Leonard's Church Gateway,  the church now houses a print-shop

5.  Fishmore Road at Carpenter's Lane

6.  Just north of Great Sutton

7.  Peaton

8.   North of Peaton

9.  Broncroft Castle, on Sandy Lane, Tugford

10.  The Feathers Pub at Brockton

11.  Stile and sign before Much Wenlock

12.  Gaskell Arms Pub, Much Wenlock

13.  Slight detour onto the High Street, Much Wenlock

14.  Whitmore Street and Much Wenlock Parish Church

15.   Wharfage, Ironbridge

16.  The Museum of the Gorge, Ironbridge

17.  The Iron Bridge, Ironbridge

18.  Bedlam Furnaces, Ironbridge

19.  Bird in Hand 1774 Inn, Ironbridge  -  my (virtual) stop in Ironbridge

Saturday, April 25, 2020

The (Virtual) Peripatetic Pensioner - Stage 11 from Builth Wells to Ludlow

Maps from Google Maps and all images from Street View.

Banked distance 147.6 km/91.8 mi.  -  64.1 km/39.8 mi.  =   83.5 km./51.9 mi. (Banked)

1.  Hign Street, Builth Wells.

2.  Turning onto Station Road, Builth Wells

3.  Crossing the River Wye, Builth Wells

4.   Turning onto the A481

5.  Along the A481

6.  Sheep beside the A481

7.  The Hundred House Inn

8.  Along the A481

9.  The A44 at Llanfihangel

10.  Red Lion Inn at Llanfihangel

11.  New Radnor

12.  East of Beggar's Bush

13.  Offa's Dyke Path

14.  Warden Road

15.  Presteigne, Wales

16.  Ongar Street

17.  St. Giles Church, Killhorse Lane

18.  Ludlow Castle, from Whitcliffe Road, Ludlow

19.  Whitcliffe Road, Ludlow

20.  Charlton Arms Pub on the A4361, Ludlow

21.  The Wheatsheaf Inn on St. John's Road, Ludlow

22.  Bull Ring, Ludlow

23.  The Feathers Hotel (my virtual stay in Ludlow)

24.  Heading down King Street, en-route to Ludlow Castle

25.  The entrance to Ludlow Castle

25.  Ludlow Castle from Above