‘Wheely’ Good News: Pub Back From The Brink In Ticknall

I love the fact the A514 refuses to lie down as a ‘go to pub road destination.’ I’m not sure that was its sole purpose but it still possesses a plethora of good boozers on, or just off, the 18 and half miles from Derby to Swadlincote. However, even a great pub road like this… Continue reading ‘Wheely’ Good News: Pub Back From The Brink In Ticknall

The Holbrook Trilogy Part 1: The Wheel Inn

Holbrook is revered in the world of Pub Blogging.  This little village in Derbyshire possesses one current GBG entry (maybe two?) and in a county such as Derbados, that is no mean feat. However, apart from the old/new kid on the block (The Spotted Cow GBG 2019) and the legendary Dead Poet’s Inn (GBG lots… Continue reading The Holbrook Trilogy Part 1: The Wheel Inn

Centre Of Britain Moves: Locals In Midway Wheel-y Don’t Care!

Controversial news regarding the great north/south divide… Midway has been replaced as the ‘population centre of Britain’ by Snarestone in Leicestershire. The debate about the centre of England, or indeed Great Britain has often seen many places lay claim to this title. Meriden, Coton-in-the-Elms, Haltwhistle, Dunsop Bridge, Morton (Derbyshire) and Lindley Hall Farm have all… Continue reading Centre Of Britain Moves: Locals In Midway Wheel-y Don’t Care!