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9 reasons to visit Shropshire in 2024

As the dawn of a new year unfolds, Shropshire beckons with its timeless charm and a myriad of experiences waiting to be uncovered. From historic landmarks to breathtaking landscapes, 2024 promises to be an extraordinary year to explore this hidden gem. Here are nine compelling reasons why Shropshire should be at the top of your […]


Things to do on an Autumn Break in Shropshire

Written by Liz Main of Mynd House B&B Little Stretton Autumn is a dreamy season to visit Shropshire, when visitors can take advantage of quieter attractions, fire-lit pubs and scenic walking. At our Shropshire bed & breakfast it’s one of our favourite times of year, as the trees surrounding our house on the hill colour […]


Whitchurch Blackberry Fair – Saturday 7th October

The Blackberry Fair takes place on the 7th of October 2023, I bet you are all as hyped as I am. For those who want to learn more and find out what’s happening this Saturday, here is the summarised programme for Blackberry’s 2023 fair. Timeline: 10:00 – The Grand Opening What to Expect: The day […]


Top 5 Things to Do in Market Drayton

Market Drayton is a charming market town in Shropshire, England. It is located on the River Tern and is known for its gingerbread, cattle market, and beautiful countryside. If you are planning a visit to Market Drayton, here are five of the top things to do: 1. Visit the Market Drayton Cattle Market The Market […]


3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Whitchurch

There are many beautiful towns and county’s dotted around the United Kingdom but not many of them are as idyllic as Whitchurch, Shropshire. Here are three reasons why you should come and visit this amazing market town.   Rich Heritage   Nestled in the heart of Shropshire, Whitchurch is a town steeped in history, offering […]


Halloween Fun & Half Term Activities in Shropshire

It’s starting to look like a packed October coming up in Shropshire, with a host of adult focused Halloween shenanigans as well as family-friendly half term activities on the horizon, including: HALLOWEEN FOR GROWN UPS A very Dickensian Halloween Tour : This Halloween, in Tanners historic wine shop – which dates back to 1872 and […]


25 Fantastic Family-Friendly Days Out in Shropshire Under £30

Shropshire, with its stunning countryside, rich history, and charming towns, offers an array of family-friendly attractions that won’t break the bank. Whether you’re exploring medieval castles, wandering through picturesque gardens, or enjoying hands-on activities, there’s something for everyone. In this listicle, we’ve curated the top 30 attractions in Shropshire that are perfect for families and […]


Canals and walks around Market Drayton

Explore the canals and scenic walks around Market Drayton! The Shropshire Union Canal (Shroppie) was completed in 1835 and played a crucial role in the transportation of goods between the West Midlands and Liverpool. Despite facing competition from the railways, the Shroppie remains a significant waterway today, attracting thousands of boaters each year. this canal […]


Explore the Great Outdoors: Wellington Walking Festival

Are you ready to step out into nature and embrace the beauty that surrounds us? Look no further than the Wellington Walking Festival! This exciting event, taking place this September (9th – 13th), promises a series of unforgettable hikes and walks that will leave you feeling refreshed, inspired, and in awe of the stunning landscapes […]


Discovering the Gems Surrounding Marrington Escapes: A Perfect Day Trip

Imagine waking up at the majestic Marrington Escapes in Chirbury, ready for a day packed with adventures and exploration. Whether you’re here with friends or family, this charming corner of England offers a plethora of attractions and events that promise to make your day trip an unforgettable experience. Let’s dive into the exciting activities awaiting […]


Come to Church Stretton – and explore the hills by bus!

If you are looking for a walking break, or day’s walking in the Shropshire Hills, Church Stretton will offer you everything you are looking for. There’s plenty of parking in the town as well as parking at Carding Mill Valley, which is the National Trust’s main car park for the Long Mynd. The encircling hills […]


A foodie’s guide to Oswestry

Thinking of taking a UK staycation this year? Why not pay a visit to Oswestry for a foodie getaway? People often ask if Oswestry is in Wales or even where is Shropshire. If you aren’t sure then this would be an ideal time to discover Oswestry – where Shropshire meets Wales!  A distillery, a brewery, […]

Misty sunrise over Clun Castle 🏰 ☀️

Brilliant 🎥 IG / @christopher.werrett

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