The Crown Inn, Withybed Lane, Alvechurch.
The Crown Inn at Night. Our location is now Alvechurch. A pretty little village on the outskirts of Birmingham, near Redditch.
Birmingham Old Turn Junction.
Old Turn Junction at Night. This was once the heart of the industrial canals of Birmingham. Now redeveloped into a leisure loc
The Mailbox, Birmingham. A excellent example of new meets old. This is the historic Birmingham & Worcester Canal, with The
Procaffeinate Coffee Bar.
Procaffeinate. Just by the bridge where we are moored is this delightful coffee bar. Originally the Grand Union Pub, it is now
The Old Royal Oak, Hillmorton, Rugby.
The Old Royal Oak at Night. Staying with the night time theme, but a change from canals to pubs. This is the Old Royal Oak, Hi
The Clifton Inn – Traditional Pub in Rugby.
The Clifton Inn, Rugby. We have been past The Clifton Inn several times, but not been in. Today, we popped in for a quick drin
The Red Lion, Cropredy, at Dusk.
The Red Lion, Cropredy. We have left Banbury, and moved up the canal a bit. Tonight’s photograph is of The Red Lion Crop
Wallingford at Dusk.
Wallingford on the Thames. Moving further upstream on the Thames. Tonight, after a fairly miserable day, the weather brightene
The Old Lamb Hotel, Theale, Berkshire.
The Old Lamb Hotel, Theale. This is one of the most attractive buildings in the town, and the only thatched one. The Old Lamb
Remaining Buildings, Blatch’s Brewery, Theale.
Blatch’s Brewery, Theale. We are making our way slowly along the canal. So today I was able to visit the remains of Blat
The Angel, Woolhampton at Night.
The Angel, Woolhampton. One of two remaining pubs in the village. This is the Angel, Woolhampton, on the main A4 road, seen he
The Old London Apprentice, Newbury
Old London Apprentice at Dusk. With the evenings beginning to draw in, I can start enjoying my dusk photography again. Today I
The Blue Ball Inn, Kintbury.
Blue Ball Inn. Probably the most well known pub in Kintbury is the canalside Dundas Arms. However, it is well worth taking the
The Red House Pub, Hampton Road, Newbury.
Red House Pub. In the back streets in the southern part of Newbury known as “the City” is the Red House Pub. If it
Former Pub The Star, East Ilsley, Oxfordshire.
The Star, East Ilsley. Back on the trail of closed pubs, this one was The Star, East Ilsley, Oxfordshire. Mentioned in an earl
The Old White Hart, East Ilsley, Oxfordshire.
White Hart, East Ilsley. A change of location, but a return to an old theme. I drive past the former White Hart, East Ilsley,
Gabriel: James & Hazel.
Gabriel. We’ve spent the evening in the pub tonight! Had an excellent meal, too. Listening to folk duo “Gabriel
The Swan, Thatcham – Old Coaching Inn.
The Swan, Thatcham. Lots of character at this old pub. Now a modern day chain pub/restaurant. The Swan, Thatcham, is a good mi
Former Sugar Loaf Inn, Bartholomew Street, Newbury.
The Old Sugar Loaf Inn. Regulars of this photo blog will know of my keen interest in a building’s past. The clues are of
Newbury Town Bridge, Kennet & Avon Canal.
Newbury Town Bridge at Dusk. I decided to replicate a shot that I took nearly a year and a half ago. Perhaps my favourite subj