The Emergence of travel and stagecoach inns

The stagecoach era was a relatively short period of time as they only actually ran between the 18th and 19th century. Before that time the highways were too shambolic to have an organised travel service and as time went into the middle of the 19th century the emergence of train travel took away the stagecoaches…

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The original Inns and Taverns

Ale has been drunk in the British Isles since the Bronze Age, but it was the Romans who first brought their “tabernae” to the country. These inns were established as a stopping point on the Roman Roads where travellers could purchase beer and other refreshments. The Anglo Saxons then established ale houses from domestic dwellings.…

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