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
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
It all used to be oh so simple for pubs in the BM (Before Micropubs) era. Take Solihull and its surrounding villages for example. It’s my home town but it wouldn’t win many awards for the “must visit due to the quality and diversity of beer along with its historic grade II listed pub buildings…”… Continue reading The Vaults Rising To The Challenge
Knowle was a welcome relief in the dying embers of our walk (you know you are in Knowle when even the Locks have flower beds…) as it is an absolute Mecca for pubs and they always contain some top humour. As well as the aforementioned duo on the canal side there are a further six… Continue reading People Make Pubs: The Knowle Sequel
Ten miles with Mrs BB on a Wednesday is a pleasure for a variety of reasons…1) She has taken an interest in my blog 2) the pictures will be much better in this post as she has a better eye…or so am I informed and 3) Not everyone likes drinking in ‘old men’ pubs so… Continue reading Harry Or Charles When Nature Calls In Knowle?