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Low waste shopping in Shrewsbury

Reducing your carbon footprint, and shopping low waste and plastic free has never been easier, with many shops in Shrewsbury catering to the low waste lifestyle. THE BODY SHOP Why waste a container when you can refill it? The Body Shop has been at the forefront of the refill movement since the 70s and is on a mission […]

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Things to do on a rainy day in Shrewsbury

It may be raining outside, but that doesn’t mean it’s time for the fun to stop! There are plenty of indoor activities to keep the whole family entertained, from axe throwing to archery and board games – Shrewsbury has it all! Climbing the Walls is Shrewsbury’s only purpose-built dedicated climbing facility, and a fantastic way […]

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Shrewsbury’s Best Burgers

There are few things more satisfying than biting into a juicy burger. Whether you’re veggie, vegan or a raving carnivore, you’re sure to find a mouth-watering burger to tantalise your tastebuds in Shrewsbury. THE BEEFY BOYS The newest burger on the block, The Beefy Boys arrived on the scene in 2021 with a bang! Born out of a […]

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Shropshire’s Christmas Markets

Shropshire at Christmas time is truly magical! Take a peak at what’s going on this year from Christmas markets to winter food festivals! Much Wenlock Christmas Fayre Where better to kick-start your Christmas Spirit than at one of Shropshire’s cosiest towns? Soak up the festive atmosphere at Much Wenlock Christmas Fayre! The historical town surrounding […]

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Car free walks: great walks from train stations in Shropshire

Leave the car at home, pull on your walking boots and hop on the train to discover some of the best walks in Shropshire that can be easily accessed by West Midlands Railway. Shifnal Station to Ironbridge Starting outside the station, this walk takes you through the little town of Shifnal, through the countryside and […]

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Welcome to ‘Dogwestry’!

Ready for a get away with your dog or just looking for some new places for a pawfect dog day out? Are you looking for the best dog friendly places to visit near here?  Why not try Oswestry in Shropshire? There are so many great places to visit near Oswestry and many are dog friendly […]

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7 things to do with the kids this Autumn

Visiting Shropshire with the family this Autumn or need ideas for October half term? Planning family holidays and days out can be stressful! That’s why we want to make it as easy for you as we can, Scroll down for all our suggestions for things to do with the kids to make your trip special! […]

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A guide to Shropshire’s Breweries

No matter what part of the county you choose to visit, you’re never far from a good local beer! Beer is pretty big business in Shropshire. With heeps breweries operating across the country, the variety and quality of beer and ale being produced and served in Shropshire’s bars and pubs is greater than ever. See […]

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5 reasons to visit Shropshire this Autumn

The temperatures might be cooler and the days shorter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and about and have fantastic new experiences. In fact, autumn might be the best time to experience Shropshire. With spectacular scenery, delicious seasonal food and drink and outdoor adventures, there are so many great reasons why Shropshire needs […]

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Must Visit Market Towns this Autumn

Autumn in Shropshire is beautiful. And its market towns are no different! a trip to one of our gorgeous market towns in Autumn is a real delight. With leafy streets, mild temperatures and fewer crowds. The towns are all different in look and feel of course. For one thing, some are large and others are […]

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Kids day out in Oswestry & The Borderlands!

Looking for a great family day out? What are the best things to do with the kids in and around Oswestry during the summer holidays? Have fun on a farm, explore a castle, go on a metal safari, ride a heritage train, slow down on a canal boat or speed up again playing laser tag […]

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Travelling through Shropshire was never so tranquil…just two of you and a blue canoe

Imagine yourself drifting… just drifting downstream through miles of some of the most peaceful and spectacular landscape. No rush, no pressure, just the desire to make it to your next deluxe overnight stop by the river, or that perfect little campsite nestled in the trees. Fish jump lazily around you. Dragonflies bomb by you, the […]

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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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