Geocaches - 1
Pub - The Manor Arms, Wye Valley HPA
Another cold, crisp winter day under glorious blue skies. Mrs M demands a walk, fully in the knowledge that I fancied a day recovering from a 300 mile round trip and 10 mile walk in Kent yesterday.
Sometimes, you just have to take advantage of the conditions. www.walkingworld.com is sparked up and a short local walk is found in Abberley, a little Worcestershire village steeped in history. A sparkling new web site for the Manor Arms shows its back operational and allows tables to be booked on-line.
Sunday is panning out rather well.
Park up at the their car park and hit the trail, heading South to conquer Abberley Hill via a gently climbing path that works with the contours.
|View from Abberley Hill|
|Abberley Hill Ridge Path|
|If you're going to get lost, get lost somewhere gorgeous|
|Geocache Ground Zero|
Manor Arms, Abberyley, Wye Valley HPA
Which is a terrible fate for any C17th inn that can trace its history so well. Some wonderful old photos and history at this web site.
Today, its been knocked through and lovingly restored as a country dining house. Every table, including those in the old front bar, is setup with multiple items of cutlery, napkins and wine glasses of differing sizes.
They haven't neglected beer - with Butty and HPA from Wye Valley sitting next to Ludlow Gold.