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A locals guide to Bishop's Castle

Bishop’s Castle – an unspoilt medieval delight!   Moving to Bishop’s Castle two years ago, I felt as if I had come home. It is the most welcoming place I have ever been. Bishop’s Castle is an unspoilt, working town dating from the Medieval period. Built on a very steep hill, it is surrounded by […]

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Ludlow

Ludlow Castle

Welcome to Ludlow Castle, one of the finest medieval ruins in England. Set in the glorious Shropshire countryside at the heart of the superb, bustling black & white market town of Ludlow. Walk through the Castle grounds and see the ancient houses of kings, queens, princes, judges and the nobility – a glimpse into the […]

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Bishops Castle

The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel in Bishops Castle, has fourteen delightful en-suite bedrooms, three bustling bars, a fine oak panelled restaurant and one of the finest hotel gardens in the land. We also have two cottage available to let, just across the square. The hotel is suffused with that elusive “I’ve got away from it all” feeling. […]

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Shrewsbury Castle set to reopen to the public on 25 July 2020

Shrewsbury Castle will be reopening its doors to visitors on Saturday 25 July 2020 as visitor attractions continue to safely open across Shropshire. The opening will enable visitors to explore the stunning castle grounds which have been maintained by Shrewsbury Town Council throughout the closure. When visiting the Castle grounds, visitors will be able to […]

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Shropshire Castles Guide

Shropshire has a legacy of battles, historic sites, and atmospheric ruins. All with stories for you to discover! Here’s your guide to Shropshires Castles. Stokesay Castle Step into the finest and best‑preserved fortified medieval Manor House in England! Stokesay Castle was constructed at the end of the 13th century by Laurence of Ludlow, who at […]

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Whittington

Whittington Castle

Welcome to Whittington Castle Welcome to Whittington Castle near Oswestry in Shropshire England. The strikingly picturesque and romantic ruins are steeped in much history, tales of bitter border warfare, romance and legend. A small rural community in North Shropshire, England acquired a 99-year lease to manage the Castle that sits in the centre of its […]

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Outdoor Attractions in Shropshire

Summertime is right around the corner, so it’s time to start planning your mighty outdoor holiday! When it comes to outdoor attractions, Shropshire has some brilliant options. We wouldn’t be surprised if you wanted to experience them all! So, what’s on offer? Hear the tales of kings and queens, see striking hill-top castles and discover […]

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A local's guide to Ludlow

24 hours in Ludlow? Claire Hunte, co-founder, editor of letsgoludlow.com. Still a bona-fide newbie to Ludlow, moving from London a scant 8 years ago. If I had to do 24 hours in the medieval town of Ludlow, I would begin early and with a walk in Mortimer Forest, which is a short distance from the […]

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7 Hidden gems to uncover in Shropshire

Captivated by Shropshire’s incredible sights, landscapes and culture? Maybe you’ve visited before and want to explore more, or maybe you’ve been enticed by incredible images, either way, you’ve vowed to dive a little deeper into the county’s hidden gems. Did you know Shropshire had a woolly mammoth? A bizarre and unexpected addition to Shropshire’s rich […]

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Castle Farm Holidays Shropshire

Welcome to Castle Farm – a tranquil and picturesque development of holiday cottages and glamping accommodation in between  the lakeside town of Ellesmere and Oswestry in the beautiful North Shropshire countryside. Our two semi-detached cottages,:- Woodpecker is fully accessible for disabled guests, sleep 5 guests. Nuthatch sleeps 4 guests, BOTH have their own private hot […]

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Stokesay Castle

Step into the finest and best-preserved fortified medieval manor house in England. Discover the great hall, unchanged for over 700 years. Spot characters carved in the timbers of the 17th-century gatehouse and climb to the top of a fairy-tale tower for breathtaking views of the Shropshire Hills. Stokesay Castle was constructed at the end of […]

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The Telegraph - The underrated English county that's a dead ringer for Switzerland

By Joe Bindloss – 24th August 2020 – The Telegraph Tell anyone you are going to Shropshire, and you may get a look of polite confusion. People know Shropshire exists, obviously, but the precise location of this singularly green and pleasant sprawl of English countryside has never fully cemented itself in the national consciousness. But […]

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