Monthly Archives: Aug 2015

A spot of porridge.

HM Prison Shrewsbury was a Category B/C men’s prison in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. It closed in March 2013. The former prison site, on Howard Street, adjacent to Shrewsbury railway station, is near the site of the Dana Gaol, a medieval prison. … Continue reading

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The Ridgeway – 87 miles – Overton Hill to Ivinghoe Beacon.

The Ridgeway National Trail stretches 87 miles (139km) across five counties, starting at Overton Hill near Avebury in Wiltshire and passing through Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire and ending at Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire. The Ridgeway is often described as ‘the oldest … Continue reading

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