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About Tilly travel

50 something who enjoys being out and about, but doesn't always have the time :)

Barricane Beach

Barricane is a pretty cove tucked in between coastal rocks, famous for Cowries and other exotic sea shells. The day we were there there were several groups searching for Cowries and one person made quite a haul. Local folklore says … Continue reading

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St. Nicholas Chapel

St Nicholas Chapel The Pier Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ Admission Free Set on top of a small steep hill, St. Nicholas Chapel Dates back to 1321 when the chapel was built as a place of worship for the people of Ilfracombe … Continue reading

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Ilfracombe Tunnels Beaches

Ilfracombe Tunnels Beaches Bath Place Ilfracombe Devon EX34 8AN Admission adults £2.50 child £1.95 Hand carved in the 1820’s, the four tunnels lead to two beaches, one a ladies beach the other a gentleman’s beach. The ladies beach has a … Continue reading

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Telford Exotic Zoo

Exotic Zoo At Lakeside Plant Centre, Priorslee, Telford, TF2 9TT Admission adults £3.50 children £2.50 This little zoo houses 70 animals, (although we couldn’t find 70). The web sight invites you to ‘Explore our Rainforest Zone, Desert Zone, Nocturnal Area … Continue reading

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Moor Street

Birmingham Moor Street station Queensway Birmingham West Midlands B4 7UL Moor Street is my favorite Birmingham station, with it’s glorious Great Western style canopies and reproduction 1930’s lamps, clock, seating, and signage. When I heard that it was going to … Continue reading

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Women Cute and Da Vinci

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square Birmingham B3 3DH Admission Free The museum is offering three new exhibits at the moment the first being ‘Women Power Protest’. Women Power Protest is part of the Arts Council Collection National Partnership … Continue reading

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Blists Hill Christmas

Blists Hill Legges Way, Madeley, Telford TF7 5UD Admission adults online booking for December £17.95 child £10.90, Parking £3.00 Blists Hill Victorian Village is set up like a small industrial town in the year 1900. Queen Victoria has been on … Continue reading

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