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Cheers to the Return of Shropshire Oktoberfest

Shropshire Festivals’ sell out drinks’ festival is set to return to its huge marquees in the Quarry this autumn on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1. Last year the festival sold out ahead of the event, and the organisers have reported that early bird tickets have already sold out to this year’s festival. Many […]


Kids day out in Oswestry & The Borderlands!

Looking for a great family day out? What are the best things to do with the kids in and around Oswestry during the summer holidays? Have fun on a farm, explore a castle, go on a metal safari, ride a heritage train, slow down on a canal boat or speed up again playing laser tag […]


Travelling through Shropshire was never so tranquil…just two of you and a blue canoe

Imagine yourself drifting… just drifting downstream through miles of some of the most peaceful and spectacular landscape. No rush, no pressure, just the desire to make it to your next deluxe overnight stop by the river, or that perfect little campsite nestled in the trees. Fish jump lazily around you. Dragonflies bomb by you, the […]


Shropshire welcomes…adventure seekers

Shropshire is hard to beat for an activity-packed break or day out. You can explore the county’s beautiful countryside on thousands of miles of footpaths, cycling routes and bridleways. Or, if you’re an adrenaline seeker, you could take a ride on one of the country’s longest zip lines. If you really want to fly, you […]


Growing line up to celebrate the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in Shrewsbury

An ever-growing programme of free activities and entertainment is set to celebrate the arrival of the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in Shrewsbury on Monday 18 July. Schoolchildren, sports clubs, musicians, dancers and performers are set to entertain crowds gathered to witness the Queen’s Baton Relay as it makes its entrance to the Quarry Park, […]


Shropshire welcomes… off-the-beaten-track explorers

In A Shropshire Lad, a collection of poems published in 1896, AE Housman wrote: “Clunton and Clunbury, Clungunford and Clun, are the quietest places under the sun.” Some 125 years later, down in this idyllic, out-of-the-way corner of south-west Shropshire, it is still very quiet indeed.   The same is true across much of the […]


Why should businesses consider installing electric vehicle charge points?

For forward-thinking companies, keeping on top of their environmental impact is a crucial aspect of the day-to-day operations. Though it requires a little extra effort from everybody, taking the time to consider and implement sustainable policies can provide lots of benefits, to both the environment, and the business itself. One of the most important eco-friendly […]


Shropshire students take poetry to Gardener’s World

The Poetry Pharmacy Physic Garden, featuring medieval planting and medicinal wildflowers, will open in July and offer visitors a peaceful, inspiring space in the heart of Bishop’s Castle This week four horticultural students travelled from Shropshire to the NEC in Birmingham for BBC Gardener’s World Live, where they constructed a garden of wild and medicinal […]


Hawkstone Hall Welcomes Esteemed Chef Arbinder Singh Dugal for a Two-Day Pop-Up Restaurant

Hawkstone Hall is delighted to announce esteemed chef, Arbinder Singh Dugal will be taking over the breath-taking on-site Chapel and collaborating with executive chef Andrew Watts to provide an exclusive menu and fine dining experience. Arbinder Singh Dugal, a semi-finalist in The National Chef of the Year 2021 is famed for pushing the boundaries of […]


Events at the Oteley Estate

A farming estate in Ellesmere is set to hold monthly market days over the year. Each month their idyllic stable yard will be transformed into a marketplace, with local businesses taking up stands selling food, drink, and gifts. Their home reared beef, pork, lamb and fresh produce will also be on sale. The markets will […]


Summer Holidays on Board Sabrina

Join the Sabrina team this up-and-coming Summer Holidays to discover our popular 45-minute cruise, departing from Victoria Quay near the Welsh Bridge. The Sabrina gently sails to the English Bridge and returns back to where you boarded for the end of the trip. We run 7 trips a day, every day, on the hour from […]


Three of the best cycle routes in Shropshire to tackle with your e-bike

When it comes to discovering the beauty of Shropshire, there’s no wrong way to get out and about. Whether you choose to tackle the zig-zagging hiking routes, or cruise through the countryside on four wheels, you are sure to be blown away by the region’s stunning natural beauty. But what about switching out four wheels […]


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