Solihullshire

Regular reader (s) of the blog will know that Middle England, otherwise known as Solihull, often comes in for a bit of stick. Justified too, as for a town of its size, it’s not a Mecca for anything pub/club wise really although there are quite a few decent boozers in the shires. As part of… Continue reading Solihullshire

A Week In Olton: Part 2

You’ve made it past the halfway mark and I think I should mention another possible that I haven’t yet completed…the rather wonderful No. 11 Ale Trail pays homage to the 26 mile circular bus route that takes in Acocks Green amongst others and has an abundance of boozers en route. This is planned for a… Continue reading A Week In Olton: Part 2

Pedigree, Carvery, Living In Perfect Harmony

Knowle is easily one of my favourite pub villages in the Midlands and the fact it has a locals Toby Carvery is just one of many reasons. Millionaires row in parts, this village on the outskirts of Solihull has some remarkably lively boozers considering and 515 – Wilsons Arms B93 9AH is one of its… Continue reading Pedigree, Carvery, Living In Perfect Harmony

Blue And White Collar Mix In The Greswolde Arms

I think I’ve discovered the reason why Knowle is such a good night out.  I’ve had a drink in 181 – The Greswolde Arms Hotel B93 0LL twice in the last six weeks and it is definitely a boozer more than a hotel There are many reasons, on paper, why you might not like this… Continue reading Blue And White Collar Mix In The Greswolde Arms