Tag: Kingfisher

Lily’s Tea Garden, Shrewsbury

A secret riverside garden in the centre of Shrewsbury     About the place: Lily’s Tea Garden is an unexpected delight, hidden away opposite the Bus Station.  It is in a lovely garden on the banks of the River Severn

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The Swan, Pangbourne

By the banks of the River Thames     About the place: The Swan is a beautiful 17th century listed building, situated in the picturesque village of Pangbourne with three open fires in the winter. There is a spacious terrace

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The Boathouse, Shrewsbury

On the banks of the River Severn     About the place: The Boathouse is a well-known oak-beamed pub by the river in Shrewsbury, with views of the riverside and of Quarry Park on the opposite bank. It has extensive

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Saracens Head Inn, Symonds Yat

On the East side of the River Wye     About the place: The Saracens Head Inn is a centuries-old family-run riverside inn set within the Wye valley area of outstanding natural beauty, close to Symond’s Yat and the Forest of

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Ye Old Ferry Inn, Symonds Yat

On the banks of the beautiful River Wye     About the place: Ye Olde Ferrie Inn is a fifteenth-century family-run riverside inn with accommodation. It is within the Wye valley area of outstanding natural beauty, close to Symond’s Yat

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The Ferryboat Inn, Helford

Sixteenth Century Pub overlooking the Helford River     About the place: The Wright Brothers’ Ferry Boat Inn is on the opposite side of the lovely Helford river from the Shipwright Arms (also in Bird and Dine!) It dates back

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Wineport Lodge, Glasson, Westmeath

On the banks of the beautiful Lough Ree   About the place: The award-winning restaurant at Wineport Lodge offers lakeside and woodland views with fine dining.  The lake hosts large numbers of ducks in the winter, and kingfishers can be found

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Shipwright’s Arms, Helford

The thatched pub on the river     About the place: This seventeenth-century thatched pub is in one of the most picturesque riverside locations in Cornwall.  Visitors need to park their cars at the top of the hill and stroll

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Old Moor Cafe, RSPB Dearne Valley

Teeming with wildlife and in the heart of the Dearne Valley     About the place: The Cafe is in the RSPB Visitor Centre which was built in the 1700s, and still has the original oak beams. It looks out over the

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Griffin Inn, Dale

Seaside Pub with spectacular views     About the place: The Griffin Inn is an award-winning traditional pub with spectacular sea views in the small village of Dale in the extreme South-west of Wales.  It specialises in fish locally caught from

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