Monday, March 12, 2012

Roamys first outing to a Traditional English Pub

We visited The Tame Otter public house which dates back to the early 1800's
and is set alongside the canal between Lichfield and Tamworth in Staffordshire.
 
 



After viewing all the local brews and chatting with the barstaff
young Roamy decided upon a thimble-full of the 'Cornish Trawler'
 
 
 
Enjoying the Pub Beer Garden, Roamy makes a new friend in Peter Rabbit


 
Lichfield Cathedral. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lichfield_Cathedral
Dating back to 1195 Lichfield Cathedral is the is the only medieval English cathedral with three spires.
 
 



 
The outside of the West front is covered in statues of Norman and Saxon kings,
disciples of Jesus and prophets of the Old Testament.
 Roamy took an instant liking to St Andrew 
 
 
 
 and couldn't wait to get his photo taken against this impressive backdrop
and the streetlamp wrought ironwork gave him an ideal perch to rest a while
whilst taking it all in






 
Beacon Park. Lichfield
Please read the sign




 
It seems that Spring may have sprung in England and Roamy takes advantage
 of soaking up a bit of sunshine amongst the Daffodils, Primulas and Tulips
 
 


 
 
Roamy isn't the only one enjoying the warmth on the cobblestones
 


 
The Tudor Tea Rooms. Lichfield http://www.tudorrow.com/tudoroflichfield.htm
Built when King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon ruled England
 this fabulous Tudor Building is now home to a quaint tea room and chocolate shop
 



 
 
 
Roamy obviously loving the look of the sugar mice and home-made chocolates
 
 

After keeping the shop-owners waiting 23minutes trying to make a choice,
 he finally plumps for a rabbit adorned chocolate lollipop - Delicious!
 
 
 
Keep following for young Roamys next adventure in Shakespeares Stratford-Upon-Avon
before heading off to another part of the UK - Wales.

7 comments:

  1. Such beautiful historic places! Wonderful photos.. thank you for showing us all around! Roamy, you lucky duck. Enjoy! ......

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  2. Roamy and Juliet? A romance, 'to be, or not to be, that is the question.' Roamy seems to be having lots of fun!

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  3. Now THAT'S a trip!!! Lucky runt!

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  4. Oh, Roamy, wherefore art thou Juliet & Ansel? Loving England ... you do have wings on your heels.

    TTFN ~
    Marudon

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  5. Oh Karen Sweetie...
    I am so tickled to see Roamy wondering about the country
    side. He looks as they he is still searching for Juliet and
    Ansel. Where oh where are they?

    Love his experience at the pub. Thanks for taking me there.
    The cathedral is glorious and I love all of the architecture.
    So beautiful.

    Oh and Roamy you found a little friend. Lady Bug, lady bug fly away
    home.

    I will be watching for more trips to come. Many hugs and SO much love, Sherry

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  6. That is one lucky guy, that Roamy!
    Maybe he can come to Tennessee some time!
    xo, misha

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  7. The desire and satisfaction to explore and visit new destinations. Does Roamy enjoy Guinness?

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