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A dog friendly day out in Oswestry

A Dog Friendly Day Out in Oswestry Enjoy a tour of Oswestry with your four-legged friend – with so many historic walking routes and iconic landmarks to explore nearby, bringing walking boots and a camera is essential! Why not enjoy a picnic on your travels? Our traditional market is the perfect place to discover locally […]


Visit Oswestry and The Borderlands – where Shropshire meets Wales

Friendly, historic and surprising – that’s Oswestry and The Borderlands.    Friendly – Oswestry is a historic market town tucked away in Shropshire’s north west corner. Renowned for its buzzing market, independent shops and café culture, it’s a great place to enjoy a day our or staycation. You won’t want to miss our super […]


Family Fun Days Out in Oswestry and the Borderlands

Every day is play day in Oswestry’s award winning Cae Glas Park! This beautiful green haven in the centre of Oswestry is the place to go for family fun – get competitive on the crazy golf course, meet the resident giraffes, and enjoy a kick about on the green. Looking to unwind? This is also […]


E-Bike hire launches in Shrewsbury!

Discover Shrewsbury the leisurely way by hiring an electric bike with Shrewsbury Canoe & eBike Hire as they open new hire booking office on Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury. Visitors to Shrewsbury can now enjoy getting around with more than just pedal power.  Now hiring an electric bike makes it really easy for you to discover the […]


Off Grid Canoe and Camping Experience Launches near Shrewsbury

Hire a Canoe has opened bookings for a brand new canoe and camping package perfect for staycations in Shropshire. The three-day canoe trip includes two nights of camping in pre-pitched luxury bell tents. It is the first premium camping experience that the business has launched since securing riverside campsites on two private estates. The off […]


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 […]


A local’s guide to Ludlow

24 hours in Ludlow? Claire Hunte, co-founder, editor of 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 […]


The Ultimate Summer Bucket List in Shropshire

Shropshire is beautiful whatever the weather but it’s extra glorious in the summer sun, and there’s plenty of things to do in Shropshire to make the most of it! Here’s your guide to the ultimate summer bucket list in Shropshire Embrace the great outdoors! With an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 802 square kilometres, […]


How to spend a long weekend in Shropshire

Planning to spend a few days in the county? Here’s our guide to a long weekend in Shropshire including must-see and do’s to get you started…   Day One: starting in Shrewsbury You’ll want to quickly familiarise yourself with the town, and one of the easiest ways to do this is on foot! Grab a […]


6 unique Shropshire experiences you must try

Shropshire is a gold mine when it comes to unique and unusual experiences that you can do. Blessed with a vast variety of activities and attractions for every taste and occasion, you’re sure to satisfy the cravings of your inner curiosity. Animal Experiences So, you’ve seen every episode of Meerkat Manor and want to get […]


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 […]


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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