Little Ryton, Shropshire (England)

Ryton, in Shropshire, England, is a peaceful village with a historic church and rural charm. Surrounded by picturesque countryside, it offers a tranquil escape and a glimpse into rural English life.
Cycle routes passing Little Ryton
Weeks I stayed Little Ryton
Thu, 1. Jun 2023
Land's End to John o'Groats - my Surly Disc Trucker, leaning on a typical British phone booth

Mountains are slowly coming. The first days here in the UK were sometimes really choppy, steep climb, steep decline. Generally it was beautiful, but this can be exhausting. Specially so steep, that I could only push. But now some longer ascends are coming. Where I don’t need to push, exhaust myself a bit and get rewarding views! These make me very happy! The campsite where I arrived was full of crows. Note to myself, as I didn’t take any pictures there. And in many villages you‘ll find the old phone booths, now used as a station for defibrillators. Pretty cool. And pretty!

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Fri, 2. Jun 2023
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Stop. Look. Listen. Sounds like a Motown song, but is just a warning sign of a train crossing. I find them stressful, as they‘re always gated. When I was a kid, my neighbour was killed by a train. First stop at Shrewsbury. Super cute little town! Came across a carrot cake swissroll, which should be available everywhere! Super cute ranchy campsite in the evening, ride pretty uneventful.

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Mood: happy :)