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Action-Packed Summer Garden Party at Hawkstone Hall

Perfectly pruned and kept, Hawkstone Hall’s pristine gardens provide a wonderful setting for those wanting to dive into the summer mood and have unforgettable fun under the sun… With secluded views of the Shropshire countryside, magnificent gardens, and luxury surroundings, Hawkstone Hall & Gardens is the perfect location to enjoy a fun summer party with […]


Shropshire Welcomes … you to our glorious gardens

Shropshire is not only a deeply rural corner of England, of rolling hills, ancient woodland and great swathes of prime farmland. The county is also blessed with a plethora of beautiful landscaped parks and spectacular gardens, many of which come with long and interesting histories. We’ve picked out below the best parks and gardens you […]


Shropshire Welcomes.. you to spend 48 hours in Ironbridge

Ironbridge Gorge is wonderfully scenic and peaceful now, with the River Severn flowing past thickly-wooded banks. But in past centuries this area couldn’t have been more different. It was heavily mined and quarried for coal, iron ore, limestone and clay from the 1500s, with furnaces and foundries, factories and workshops appearing from the 1700s.  In […]


Springtime Must-do’s in Shropshire

Often overlooked, yet a glorious mix-up of England’s best bits, Shropshire is home to the Shropshire Hills (an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), two nature reserves, waterways, ancient woodlands, heritage, and quirky attractions. The West Midlands’ County takes on a beautiful hue in spring, with adventures including:   Mini-Beasts and Bird Spotting in the Shropshire […]


Bluebell Spotting in Shropshire

Shropshire’s ancient woodlands are home to some of the UK’s most magnificent bluebell displays. This springtime unfurling is at its peak from mid-April to early May making it the idea time to book a stay and go a-wandering in the woods. Visit Shropshire’s top suggestions include:   Sallow Coppice in the South Shropshire Hills For a proper […]


Shropshire welcomes…families

Shropshire is simply a great place for families to visit, whether it be just for the day or for a longer stay. For active families, there are country walks aplenty as well as options for adrenaline-filled adventures on rivers and lakes and even up in the air. For more culturally-minded families, Shropshire has some outstanding […]


Shropshire leisure resort agrees to sponsor sporting events

An award-winning Shropshire leisure resort and adventure centre has agreed to join sponsors of a series of eight sporting events along the Welsh border and in Shropshire this year. Love2Stay in Shrewsbury is teaming up with Adrenaline Sporting Events to promote  fitness and wellbeing. The resort has 22 luxury glamping lodges, a touring caravan park with […]


Combermere Abbey Bluebell Walks & Tours 2022

Dates For Your 2022 Diary 23rd April – 21st May – Combermere Abbey’s Woodland Walks With Bluebells 5th April – 7th July – Combermere Abbey public tours open 10th May – Invitation to View tour at Combermere Abbey 14th June – Invitation to View tour at Combermere Abbey 12th July – Invitation to View tour at Combermere Abbey Woodland Walks With Bluebells […]


Skerryvore, The Unthanks and Sandy Denny tribute among new acts for Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Shrewsbury Folk Festival has released the second wave of artists appearing at this summer’s festival. Scottish sensations Skerryvore, George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain and The Unthanks lead the latest line up announcement with a special concert from Oysterband’s John Jones and special guests performing his Rising Road show. Police Dog Hogan makes its festival debut with the Sam Sweeney Band, Track Dogs, the new duo of Miranda […]


Bishops Castle Walking Festival

The Bishop’s Castle Walking Festival is one of the hidden gems of Britain and this year is held from Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th May 2022.   The walking festival contains a wide variety of walks and is an excellent way as an introduction to the South Shropshire Hills and Borders with Wales. Offa’s Dyke […]


Shropshire welcomes… lovers of market towns

A key ingredient in what makes Shropshire so enticing to visit is its many historic market towns. The towns are all different in look and feel of course. For one thing, some are large and others are tiny. However, typically they all boast vibrant communities with lots of eye-catching old buildings housing an incredible variety […]


Bishops Castle – Round and About Walks 2022

Come and walk in our beautiful rolling Shropshire hills and raise money for blood cancer research. “A great route and a great cause” This circular Ramble (23 miles) runs between Bishops Castle and Clun, taking in Bury Ditches, the Walcot Estate and bits of the Shropshire Way and Offa’s Dyke. It divides into a fairly […]


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