A Week In Willington: Part 2

Part 1 of the week in Willington has definitely tempted Martin for a week-long stay in the Ibis Budget hotel – I mean why wouldn’t it? I think the second instalment might just clinch it and not just the prospect of breakfast at 8am at the Cherry Tree Farm. You left me on Wednesday navigating… Continue reading A Week In Willington: Part 2

Littleover Sizzler To Rival Spoons

I know that Stonegate are rivalling Wetherspoons for that early morning crowd now that they’ve got CAMRA vouchers, but don’t rule out Mitchells & Butlers either. In particular, their Sizzling pub chain is a definite player in that corner of the market.  By that I mean early opening (usually 9am), cask ale, food and very… Continue reading Littleover Sizzler To Rival Spoons

No Dying Embers For Hollybrook As Littleover Boozer Is Hot Stuff

I know this will irritate great swathes of the PUB (Pub Union of Bloggers) but I can’t see the problem with Ember Inns? Granted, if you are ticking off some classic GBG pubs or quirky new Micropubs then the sometimes formulaic nature of these chain pubs can be less than appealing. Also, and this is… Continue reading No Dying Embers For Hollybrook As Littleover Boozer Is Hot Stuff