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The Church Stretton Arts Festival is back!

The ‘not to be missed’ Church Stretton Arts festival is back for another year running from July 23rd to August 13th. This annual festival brings two weeks of concerts, drama & poetry to Church Stretton as well as an Arts, Crafts and Photography Exhibition. Over the fortnight, there are five free day-time Coffee Concerts with […]


Staycation boom continues as Shropshire accommodation host celebrates success

A Shropshire businesswoman who launched her business to host accommodation said the staycation boom is continuing across the county as people enjoy the UK, despite the easing of travel restrictions. Vicky Brown ended her 22 year career in car sales to launch Pass the Keys Shropshire which manages short-term and holiday rental properties such as […]


South Shropshire Shuttle Buses 2022

2nd June – Sunday 25th September 2022 Saturdays, Sundays & bank holiday Mondays New for 2022  contactless payment is available on the buses & real-time timetable – search online for ‘780 Long Mynd Stiperstones’ to see where the Shuttle is on the route Explore the Shropshire Hills using the weekend Shuttle service. The buses start in Church […]


West Midlands Railways and Visit Shropshire join forces to bring tourism to the historic county

West Midlands Railway (WMR) is thrilled to announce its latest partnership, with none other than Visit Shropshire. The rail operator and the official tourism website for Shropshire have joined forces to highlight all that lies amongst the historic county in the West Midlands – and how WMR’s network can be utilised to begin your adventure. […]


Big town celebrations planned as Birmingham 2022 The Queen’s Baton Relay visits Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth

Plans are in place for Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth to celebrate the arrival of Birmingham 2022 The Queen’s Baton Relay in the towns in July 2022. Shropshire Council and partner organisations will be marking The Queen’s Baton Relay passing through Shropshire with free community events celebrating sports and the Commonwealth. The Queen’s Baton Relay will start […]


More folk, world & Americana added to Shrewsbury Folk Festival line-up

The Breath, singer songwriter Thea Gilmore and reggae folk band Edward II are among the latest headliners unveiled for this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival.  Kanda Bongo Man, 3 Daft Monkeys, Amythyst Kiah, Lauren Housley, Namvula, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage, Lady Nade, Hannah James & Toby Kuhn, Sound of the Sirens, Tarren, The Haar and the Rosie Hood Band have also been added […]


Picnic with the Alpacas in rural Shropshire!

If you love animals, the outdoors and want to get away from the stress and monotony of busy day to day life then you’ll love Mad House Farm based in the rolling hills of Shropshire. Here you can enjoy peace and quiet with friends or family amongst some very friendly furry guests and breath-taking scenery. […]


Glamping Resort Expands with Innovative and Experiential Custom-Built Luxury Lodges

Love2Stay, the award-winning glamping resort, has announced the launch of a unique new multi-million-pound development in Shrewsbury, designed and created for the next generation of UK holiday accommodation and revolutionise the Glamping sector. The rise in popularity of UK staycations has inspired the impressive Love2Stay resort on the outskirts of Shrewsbury to invest further and […]


Camp Bestival Shropshire Announce Self Esteem, Mr Scruff and Sister Nancy & Legal Shot Sound Amongst Additional Acts Joining Line-up

Camp Bestival Shropshire, the stellar sister show to the UK’s favourite family festival coming to Weston Park* in August, has announced a host of incredible line-up additions joining the all-encompassing family festi-holiday experience, including the Brit Award nominated, Self Esteem, as well as Mr Scruff, Gracey, Sister Nancy & Legal Shot Sound and many more. […]


Springfield Barns shortlisted in regional awards for the luxury holiday cottages

It is celebrations all round for a Shropshire business owner after scooping two awards after being rated by their guests and also reaching the final stages of the West Midlands Tourism Awards. Donna Cooke, who runs Springfield Barns Holiday Cottages in Marton, just outside Shrewsbury, is looking forward to the regional “Oscars” of the tourism […]


Shropshire pub and hotel listed as one of the top pubs to visit in the UK

Bosses at a Shropshire pub are celebrating after being named as one of the best pubs to visit in the UK. The Hundred House in Norton, between Telford and Bridgnorth, has been listed in the top 40 of the “UK’s best countryside pubs to visit in spring” in i-news this week. The experts at travel […]


Severn Valley Railway cancels Step Back to the 1940s event

The Severn Valley Railway has cancelled its two 1940s-themed weekends later this year, in the light of the conflict taking place in Ukraine. Severn Valley Railway chairman Mike Ball said: “Like everyone in the country, we have been horrified and saddened at the atrocities that are taking place in Ukraine as the result of Russia’s […]


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