A stroll around Much Wenlock, Shropshire

This post has nothing to do with food, it's just something I thought some people might find interesting. On Saturday just gone, we went for a walk around Much Wenlock. It's about 5 miles from where we live, so we went in the car, parked up and had a walk about. Anyway, here are a few pictures.

Much Wenlock

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The 'Police station' on the left is now someones house! It looks very similar to the old Police station in Ironbridge that has now become a really nice Indian restaurant.

Below; I had to take a picture of this - it's called 'The Mutton Shut' - you can read about it here.

Apparently 'shuts' were cobbled shortcuts to other areas and usually named after nearby pubs. There is also a George and Dragon Shut in Much Wenlock.

Passing by some of the shops in Much Wenlock.

In this picture you can see a bit of a queue to get into butchers - I have heard from several people that it is such a good butchers that there is always a queue and at Christmas it goes into the next street!

You can read more about the history of Much Wenlock here


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  2. Great post, Jan! Thanks so much for sharing your pictures with us! Much love, Raquel XO

  3. Great photos, looks like an interesting place!

  4. That looks like a great place to spend a Saturday afternoon!

  5. Lovely set of photo's. I love Much Wenlock.
    Did you go into the book shop?

  6. Thanks for sharing your pictures Jan. I love looking at them because now I don't feel so homesick. They remind me of where my sister Babs lives just outside of Hastings.

  7. I love this post! I enjoy seeing other parts of the world, and these photos are great! I love the story behind the word "shuts". This village is just lovely ... like something out of a story book. Great post!

  8. Love the pics. Makes me homesick for the little village I lived in back in the day High Easter in Essex. Old Church, two pubs and a two room school. Great times. Great Times.


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