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Things to do in Shropshire this Easter

With warmer weather and longer days, April is the perfect month to spend some time together as a family. Have you made plans for Easter yet? Shropshire combines beautiful countryside with a range of attractions, so is a great option for keeping the whole family entertained.   Easter Adventure Quest at Stokesay Castle Take part in […]


Mother’s Day in Shropshire 2023

Mother’s day is just around the corner! Here’s how you can treat mum, grandmother or other important person in your life in Shropshire this year.   Afternoon Tea Apley Farm – 19th March Enjoy a pot of Tea or a cup of freshly ground coffee alongside sandwiches, quiche, scones with cream and jam and a […]


Discover the Fascinating History of Church Stretton

In order to help you, there are ‘Historic Church Stretton’ information boards fixed to the most interesting buildings around the town and a free audio tour from the Geotourist app on your mobile phone. This will take you on a fascinating hour-long walk around the town centre bringing to life its history of the last […]


How to blow off the cobwebs in Shropshire

After months of darker days and comforting carbohydrates, it’s time to blow away the winter cobwebs with bracing crisp air, first experiences, tantalising new tastes, and extraordinary stays. Get out in the Shropshire Hills As a very rural county, Shropshire is simply a walker’s playground. The best walking lies in the south, in the little […]


5 ways to indulge your senses

It’s true, everyone’s talking about Shropshire! And one thing in particular – its glorious food! Good food and drink is a speciality in Shropshire and an essential for a holiday. Luckily, Shropshire is bursting with exciting restaurants, bars and cafes for you to dine into! Here’s what’s hot in Shropshire right now. 1. Kanu Poke […]


10 places you must visit before summer in Shropshire

Shropshire in the summertime is truly one of a kind, but there are plenty of ways to enjoy Shropshire out of season! With less crowds, you’ll often find yourself enjoying Shropshire’s incredible sights all to yourself! 1. Ironbridge   A UNESCO World Heritage site, Ironbridge attracts 100,000’s of visitors every summer. Out of season, you’ll […]


8 Immersive experiences to try in Shropshire

1. Shrewsbury Prison Break Are you up for the challenge? You’ve seen the films, you’ve seen the TV series. Now it’s time to put yourself to the test and see if you have what it takes to break out of a real prison in the world’s largest escape game! It’s an opportunity to test your […]


5 Walks to work up an appetite

From rolling hills to ancient lakes, we’re lucky to have what feels like an endless supply of green spaces all over Shropshire. Of course, the wondrous wildlife and gorgeous scenery is reason enough to get out for a walk. But there’s nothing like a delicious pitstop to make a rural ramble even more enjoyable! Striking […]


February Half Term Events in Shropshire

With many events free and some half price, Shropshire’s half term action this February is perfect for budget-conscious families. Highlights include:   Lambing Live at Park Hall Countryside Attraction in Oswestry Every year 16 million ewes give birth in the UK, with lambing taking place anytime between November and May. But at the Park Hall Countryside […]


Explore the independent shops of Whitchurch!

Antique emporiums, sustainable lifestyle stores and creative gift shops are just some of the high street experiences on offer in the North Shropshire town of Whitchurch. Fast becoming an indie shoppers haven, Whitchurch has a wonderful array of unique independent retailers. From small fashion boutiques and traditional toy & book shops to homeware stores and […]


What makes Whitchurch a foodie haven

Home to a multitude of independent eateries spanning every cuisine, Whitchurch has a growing reputation amongst the foodies who seek out its popular family-run cafes, restaurants and dining experiences. From handcrafted gourmet pies to award-winning gastro cuisine, the town has a little something for everyone. With a heritage rich in Cheese production and hosts to […]


5 unmissable Christmas Events in Shropshire

Carols, candles and markets- that’s right, Christmas is just around the corner! Time to start that festive feeling with 5 unmissable Christmas events in Shropshire: 1. Blist’s Hill Victorian Town Christmas Weekends This already amazing experience becomes truly magical come the festive season! Blists Hill at Christmas transforms into a winter wonderland, with streets decorated […]

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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