Zig Zag To The Peaks: Part 3 – Parking The Bus

The final leg of our Zig Zag to the Peaks saw us in Belper Bus Station before taking in the 6.1 to Derby Bus station and then the V3 back to Repton. This gives me another excuse to show this map and I wasn’t going to mention the Zig Zag ticket again but (a) I… Continue reading Zig Zag To The Peaks: Part 3 – Parking The Bus

Shobnall’s C&W Classic

You just never know what’s round the corner in this pub blogging lark. There I was, minding my own business at Burton’s only Premier Athletics track, Shobnall Leisure Centre, when I caught a shaft of light. Sub-zero temperatures mean watching athletics can be a test of character and a bit of liquid refreshment in a… Continue reading Shobnall’s C&W Classic

Breast (on) From The East (Midlands)

You’d have thought that I was up to speed on all the Derbyshire destinations having visited somewhere in the region of 190 boozers over the past two and a half years. Holbrook, Woodville, Little Eaton, Duffield, Mickelover, Littleover, Swadlincote, Matlock, Melbourne, Chaddesden, SInfin, Chesterfield and Makeney to name but a few suburbs/villages/towns have offered a… Continue reading Breast (on) From The East (Midlands)

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