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Great tea rooms in Chelmsford – good coffee a little harder to find

The day didn’t begin too well in Chelmsford. A cold, grey morning; really hard to find anywhere to park; and lots of aggressive white van drivers who clearly don’t like newcomers to town dithering in front of them when they … Continue reading

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It’s an uphill climb to get good tea and coffee in Armagh

Yet another inspiring story attached to the tea room we found in Armagh. Armagh is Ireland’s Cathedral HQ. It has two cathedrals, and they’re both called St Patrick’s! The Catholic one has the best views over town, but the Church … Continue reading

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More cues than cutlery these days, but Sheffield also chalked up two great coffee shops and a wonderful tea room

I wasn’t about to let a few inches of rain stop me finding great coffee and tea in Sheffield yesterday. The day didn’t start too well, though. Quite apart from the incessant rain, it’s not easy being on a tour … Continue reading

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