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          Camping in The Welsh Marches 2021


Chris and Liz 21st - 27th September. A visit to friends and family members

The Welsh Marches include Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire

M4, Malmesbury, Tetbury, Slimbridge; Gloucester, Ledbury, Bromyard, Tenbury Wells; Leominster, Ludlow, Church Stretton, Dorrington, Wheathall; A49 to Leominster, Hereford, Ross on Wye, How Caple; Gloucester, Cirencester, M4, A34, Home.

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  View from a hide at Slimbridge Wetlands Centre

  Tudor Carvan Park, Slimbridge. A large well-organised site 5 minutes walk from the Slimbridge Wetlands Centre. Adjacent to the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and to the Tudor Arms pub. Escellent food. Good walks along the canal towpath.
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  View from the towpath of our van in the campsite The swing bridge over the canal
 
  The building on the left is a nice waterside cafe. A pond skater
   
  Slimbridge Wetland Centre            Many collections of waterbirds and Hides for viewing 'home' birds
 
  There are many Greylag geese, often keeping us company on our walks here
 
  Flamingos galore
 
  Always up for a challenge Moorhen
 
  Black headed gull in winter plumage Coot trying to hide his stange webbed feet
 
  Eider  
 
TOP Grass Greylag flyby
  New Home farm, St. Michaels, Tenbury wells in Worcestershire. Very nice small CMH club site in a pear and apple orchard.
 
  In our pear orchard - we were invited by Steve and Adam to take as many as we could. Alpaca alert
 
    Digging out the wildlife pond
 
  Woodland walk Nearly home
 
  Our local Suffok sheep Probably Amanita pantherina
 
  My amazing godson - Matt Smith at his remarkable house that he designed and built
 
  Matt's re-built TVR Cerbera
 
  Views from Clee Hill near Tenbury Wells
 
TOP View of Titerstone Clee hill, with its RAF radar station, from Matt's garden
  Condover Park caravan site, Wheathall, near Dorrington, South of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Near the home of Mary and Hugh -Liz's brother.
Almost empty site. Only walks seemed to be on little roads. Many fishing ponds. Many owls. Clear skies.
 
  Our pitch View from the pitch with oak tree and (probably) Reyland sheep
 
  One of the many fishing ponds at the site  
 
TOP View from the site
  Rugden Farm, How Caple, near Ross on Wye, Herefordshire. A CMH club site. A sloping field with water tap and electric plug in. Only road walks.
 
  Our field
 
TOP Retired sheep dog Shy flowers