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Explore Shrewsbury: Top Attractions, Stay, and Dine Guide

Nestled along the meandering River Severn, Shrewsbury is a quaint market town that beckons with its medieval charm and rich history. Easily accessible by train, this picturesque destination is a haven for history enthusiasts, culture seekers, and food connoisseurs.  Explore Shrewsbury via train, where each cobblestone street tells a story. As your train glides into […]

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Must try winter walks in Shropshire

Embrace the enchanting winter landscapes of Shropshire with invigorating walks through frost-kissed fields, ancient woodlands, and charming villages. Discover the best winter walks in Shropshire, where picturesque scenery and rich history come alive in the colder months. Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley: Winter Wonderland in Shropshire Hills Explore the heart of Shropshire Hills Area […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Winter sunrise from the Wrekin ❤️ 

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Embark on a journey through Ludlow's enchanting streets on a sunny Saturday market day! 🌞✨ 

Witness the lively atmosphere as local traders bring colors and flavors to the scene. Explore quaint independent shops, bask in the aromatic charm of cafes, and savor culinary delights at local restaurants. 

Ludlow's picturesque streets are a canvas of culture waiting to be explored! 🛍️🍽️ 

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"🏰✨ Dive into the heart of Shrewsbury's Castle Quarter – the epicenter of history and grandeur! 🏰 Home to four of the town's largest historic treasures – Shrewsbury Castle, Library, Prison, and Train Station. 

Did you know Shrewsbury Castle's foundations were laid in 1083 by the 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, Roger de Montgomery? 
Montgomery, a cousin of William the Conqueror, earned this castle and more as a thank-you for his aid during the Norman conquest.

From royal stronghold to a 16th-century transformation, Shrewsbury Castle has quite the story. Now, it stands majestically, housing the Shropshire Regimental Museum. 👑🏰 Ready to step into the pages of history?

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