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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-sees 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 coffee […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Holiday apartments in the heart of the action

Centrally Located Holiday Apartments and cottages Looking for accommodation in the heart of Shropshire’s towns? Choose from a range of accommodation, all within easy reach of town centres. Have the high street at your front door with modern town apartments or a traditional townhouse tucked away on the back streets. Here are Shropshire’s best holiday […]

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Rural Retreat Self Catering Cottages

Longing to escape to verdant open countryside, plunging valleys, and rolling hills? A rural retreat in Shropshire is the perfect way to treat yourself post lockdown. Whether you’re looking for a couples retreat or a family farm to rent, Shropshire has a great selection. Here are the top rural retreat self-catering cottages in Shropshire. Dinney […]

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Must try alfresco dining & pub gardens in Shropshire

We’re sure you’ve heard the good news – from 12 April 2021, pub gardens and terraces can reopen once again for groups of six, providing it’s safe to do so. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up some of the best beer gardens and alfresco dining in Shropshire, to get you in the mood for […]

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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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5 Ideas for an outdoor micro adventure in Shropshire

Longing for an adventure but short on time? You can still escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and have fun without leaving the country on a micro-adventure. Whether it is a day-out activity or an over-a-weekend experience, you’ll find it in Shropshire. Explore the Severn Canoe, kayak or paddleboard the River Severn. Explore […]

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Outdoor Activities For Kids

Looking to get more active on your next family holiday? A rip-roaring family adventure in Shropshire’s great outdoors is just what you need! Here are our top outdoor activities for kids. Get exploring in Hawkstone Park Follies Hawkstone Park Follies is a range of dramatic and rugged natural sandstone hills that were developed to include […]

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How to celebrate Mother’s Day in lockdown

While many of us can’t be with our mums, nans, or honorary mums in person and celebrate in the usual ways, there are still ways to make this lockdown Mother’s Day on 14th March special. Here are some top Shropshire at-home experiences and foodie treats to mark the day with, whether you’re locked down together […]

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Shropshire’s best spring walks

 Crisp air, blooming foliage, and beautiful views – an invigorating spring walk is the perfect way to experience your doorstep this season. So, head out on one of these head-clearing strolls around your local area. Here are Shropshire’s best spring walks! North Shropshire winter walks Ellesmere has a wide variety of walking routes with some […]

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