Summer Tour Of The M42 – Water Orton

After the exploits of my bus trip it’s back to life on the road and a stonking local boozer in that gritty Warwickshire corridor just off J9/10 of the M42. I’ve been discovering the delights of Coleshill, Shustoke, Whitacre Heath and Kingsbury and it is time to introduce you to Water Orton. I say gritty… Continue reading Summer Tour Of The M42 – Water Orton

Measham’s Backstreet Boozer Bonus

If all else fails then go for alliteration in your blog post title…it usually means you can bluff your way through… Barton In The Beans, Norton Juxta Twycross, Stretton En Le Field, No Man’s Heath, Appleby Magna, Newton Burgoland and Appleby Parva conjure up images of exotic locations. Far be it for me to underplay… Continue reading Measham’s Backstreet Boozer Bonus

Hitting The Heights In Abbots Oak

Having previously conquered the highest pub in Derbyshire, I thought it was about time to take on the same task in Leicestershire. Whilst the views from Abbots Oak… aren’t quite as dramatic as those from Bretton Clough in the Peaks… it is, nonetheless, a hidden gem and serves the best pint of Bass I’ve had… Continue reading Hitting The Heights In Abbots Oak