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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 […]

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 […]

Explore Shropshire This Autumn

The weathers a little cooler and the days are a little shorter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t explore! Find out what to explore in Shropshire this Autumn. Treat your tastebuds to Shropshire! Take your tastebuds on an adventure and dine in some of Shropshire’s amazing eateries! Get cosy in one of many outstanding countryside […]

Cosy places to stay

There are lots of great places to stay in Shropshire. You’ll find luxury cottages, handsome hotels and self-catering accommodation, not to mention luxury lodges nestled in the woodland that are the perfect place to relax and recharge after an autumnal hike.

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 […]

St Mary's Church, St Mary's Street, Dogpole, Shrewsbury.
Oct 15th 2022 10:00am - 4:00pm

Shrewsbury Steampunk 'Spooky' Spectacular

Join us for a splendid spooky time at Shrewsbury Steampunk Spectacular on Saturday 15th October 2022 at the sensational St Mary’s Church in the heart of our historical and most […]

Fantastic Events

Autumn is also a great time for visiting spook-tacular Halloween events such as ghost walks and creepy craft activities, and for watching the skies come alive with firework displays to mark Bonfire Night. Visit our What’s On page to find the perfect event for your autumn break.

Shrewsbury Oktoberfest

Fun for the whole family

Whether you’re looking to entertain the kids for October half term or escape on a weekend break, there are heaps of things to do with the kids in Shropshire.

17 Free things to do in Shropshire this Autumn

There is no limit to exploring Shropshire. You can enjoy our county at any time of year and on any sized budget. Here are 18 things to do in Shropshire for free this Autumn. 1. Hunt down the grave of fictional character Ebenezer Scrooge In 1984, Shrewsbury transformed into Victorian London for the filming of […]

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 […]

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! […]

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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