Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal: Hockley Heath to Stratford-Upon-Avon

Those that read our recent post will know that we spent a few days being cultured in Stratford-Upon-Avon recently. While we were there we couldn't resist working a canal walk into our busy itinerary. This pretty walk took us from the small West Midlands village of Hockley Heath to the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon along … Continue reading Stratford-Upon-Avon Canal: Hockley Heath to Stratford-Upon-Avon

Just Visiting: Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire

A few months ago we spent a few days in the birthplace of the immortal bard. As a visitor you are inclined to ignore the occasional clumsy Shakespeare reference (such as a crude caricature of the bard with a toothy grin, brandishing a multi-coloured ice-cream in each hand on the side of a boat vending such deserts, or a toy emporium call … Continue reading Just Visiting: Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire