Eek! It is dangerous travelling outside of the Shire bounds!
Many things are very much larger once yer travel outside the Shire. Them menfolk are tall, the ales come in pints, there are mountains instead of hills, and the lakes give way to seas.
But worst of all: The Shrews are absolutely GIGANTIC! Like this one, roaming around on them grassy horse fields far to the south-east.
Imagine one of these digging through yer lawn? Yer right, yer don’t really want to…