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Shropshire Welcomes…. Romantic Couples

Shropshire welcomes… romantic couples If you’re looking to get away for some quality time with someone you love, head to Shropshire. The county has all sorts of places to stay that are perfect for kindling or reviving a bit of romance in a relationship.  We’ve picked out ten that are really special for a getaway […]


The March of the Elephant Trail – Bishops Castle

The March of the Elephants’ – Bishop’s Castle Art Trail ‘The March of the Elephants’ is a project to create a world-class elephant-inspired trail of varied artworks carefully placed around the picturesque town of Bishop’s Castle. The name is a play on the Shropshire Marches. Project background – why elephants? Bishop’s Castle has a rich […]


4 ideas for a family day out this Autumn

Get your own taxi driver for the day Time to put your feet up, and let someone else take over the taxi service on a family day out on-board the Severn Valley Railway. This 16-mile long heritage railway will take you through the stunning Shropshire countryside on fabulous historic trains. For the kids, take part […]


Lodges and Cabins with a private hot tub

Nothing screams ‘we’re on holiday!’ better than a luxury cabin or lodge with a hot tub. In Shropshire, lodges and glamping pods can be found nestled in the rolling countryside with panoramic views. The best part? You can chill out in your hot tub whatever the weather. Hot tub holidays in Shropshire are a great […]


5 rainy day activities in Shropshire

Rainy weather gets a bad reputation. While yes, wet weather certainly ruins picnics and hikes, there are still plenty of fun activities to do indoors, both with your family or with your partner. Here are 5 of the best things to do on rainy days in Shropshire. RAF Cosford A trip to RAF Museum Cosford […]


Shropshire Welcomes …. The Colours of Autumn

Shropshire Welcomes …. The Colours of Autumn   There’s nowhere lovelier than the Shropshire countryside in autumn, as the woodland leaves change from green to a palette of oranges, crimsons and scarlets.   We’ve picked out the best spots across the county to take in the autumnal colours, whether you’re looking for beautiful hikes, relaxing […]


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 […]


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