I recently visited a small but tastefully furnished and decorated cafe on the 1st floor above DK Motorcycles , Swift House, Liverpool Road (A34), Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 9JJ Telephone: 01782 338707 Opening times are: Monday-Friday: 9am – 6pm Saturday: 9am – 5pm, closed on a Sunday).
OK, so it was a Thursday, and late afternoon. The sun was shining (occasionally), and the rain was falling on our son in Manchester rather than here in Wales so……we decided to go out for a ride! After all, it had been at least……oh, a day, since we’d been on the Wing! The new revamped […]
Following on from my recent article about the Raven Cafe at Prees Heath, I have had cause to revisit the premises so I can now add Part II to the Blog. Following the R.A.F.A. Egg Run, which finished at RAF Cosford, a group of 6 bikes left the aircraft museum at about 2.10 pm after […]
It is time that I add a few words about a place to eat for the Bikers in general and Wingers in particular (well-known for their liking of food) – The Raven Cafe at Prees Heath. Following the Stoke Egg Run, a few of us participants decided to stop at the Raven Cafe at Prees […]
by Chris Phillips Betws is – and has long been – one of the most popular places to visit in North Wales, and has for many years been a favourite stopping point for bikers. It may well be that when the sun is shining there are few places one would rather be. It could just […]
by Joanna Mackintosh On a sunny day, Blaenau Ffestiniog (not to be confused with it’s older and smaller neighbour, Ffestiniog – nowadays known also as Llan Ffestiniog, just to keep you guessing) is quite lovely, and the roads to it are superb for bikes (especially the newly repaired and resurfaced Crimea Pass from
by Joanna Mackintosh At the A55’s Caerwys exit (J31), near Holywell, you’ll find not only McDonalds but also the Dragons Rest Cafe* (alongside the owners’ caravan shop). When we went last week, they were in the process of enlarging the seating area in the cafe – so it’s not an ideal stop at the moment, […]
by Joanna Mackintosh Oddly, given all the fantastic biker roads in North Wales, there seems to be a dearth of good biker-friendly cafes here (as opposed to pubs, which is another story). Most people are aware of the Ponderosa Cafe at the Horseshoe Pass (excellent, but I wish they wouldn’t stop serving hot food so […]