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Improvements to be made to the bus services across shropshire

Bus service frequency increase on services 64 (Market Drayton to Shrewsbury) and 436 (Bridgnorth to Shrewsbury). 401 Oswestry Town service – new route added to the existing service. 722 Ludlow park and ride (town service) – a standalone service to be provided, with an express shuttle from the ECO park and ride site to the […]


Tickets are Selling Fast for Shropshire Petal Fields

Shropshire’s successful flower field experience returns to Newport this summer from Friday, August 9th until Sunday, August 18th. Shropshire Festivals released tickets at the start of July, and have reported that sales are going well so far. “We’re thrilled that Shropshire Petal Fields is as popular as our launch last year,” said Beth Heath from […]


Free entry and special events at Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron for the annual Festival of Archaeology

Saturday 27 July   On Saturday 27 July Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron is joining museums and heritage organisations around the country and taking part in the national Festival of Archaeology. The Museum of Iron, run by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, will be free for all visitors for the entire day, thanks to sponsorship from […]


Hands-on activities to entertain the kids at Ironbridge Valley of Invention this summer

Saturday 20 July – Sunday 1 September This summer the museums at Ironbridge Valley of Invention are hosting an array of hands-on activities and workshops to entertain and inspire curious children, from making space creatures using electrical circuits to getting creative with clay. Space Jitter Critters Saturday 20 July-Friday 9 August Enginuity Inspired by the […]


Shifnal Discovery Trail This Saturday

The Shifnal Discovery Trail is a free history trail for families and friends to complete on July 20th, 2024.   The trail is being launched by Shropshire Festivals on behalf of Shifnal Town Council and Love Shifnal, to get people exploring Shifnal whilst learning about Victorian Britain’s largest banking fraud. The main event on July […]


Packed Summer Schedule Planned at Park Hall

Park Hall Countryside Experience in Oswestry is set to hold a series of themed weeks to keep Shropshire’s youngsters entertained over the upcoming summer holidays.   The first themed event of the holidays will be Dino Week from July 22nd – 28th, where visitors can meet Dora the Dino and baby dinosaurs, watch the dinosaur […]


The traditional seaside returns to landlocked Shropshire with Blists Hill Victorian Town’s Victorian Seaside Experience

Saturday 20 July – Sunday 1 September Following its success in 2023, the Victorian Seaside Experience is returning to Blists Hill Victorian Town for a second year. Daily throughout the summer holidays, from Saturday 20 July until Sunday 1 September, the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is bringing the 19th-century seaside to Shropshire. Visitors will be […]


 Save money with West Midlands Railway’s Student Season Ticket

Save money with West Midlands Railway’s Student Season Ticket West Midlands Growth Company has a wonderful relationship with local rail operator West Midlands Railway to help you travel to campus for less. West Midlands Railway’s Student Season Ticket can save you 50% on your train travel during term time. To find out more, please visit […]


Paw Trails, Pawtraits, and More: Summer at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings are hosting a paw-tastic Summer during the school holidays. Join the team on site as they explore the stories of our fictional site cats, Flax and Barley. Help create their adventures around the Flaxmill Maltings, Shrewsbury and beyond!   Every Tuesday and Thursday the team will be running free family friendly activities, […]


Archaeological Excavations to take place at Wroxeter Roman City

Archaeological excavations will take place in the heart of the Roman City of Wroxeter during July 2024.   A team of archaeologists will be excavating the centre of Viroconium, one of the largest cities in the Roman province of Britannia. They will be opening up a series of evaluation trenches to the north of Wroxeter’s […]


What’s on this summer at Shrewsbury Prison

Join us at Shrewsbury Prison this summer holidays for fun-filled and educational activities that your whole family can enjoy! From an immersive planetarium experience to classic games, you won’t want to miss this exciting day out. Experience a state-of-the-art planetarium from 10th to 18th August. For only £5 per ticket, immerse yourself in a captivating […]



The Tally Ho Inn, Bouldon has been named as the best pub in the West Midlands at the National Pub & Bar Awards 2024, which brings together 94 pubs and bars from across the UK, each one having been awarded the title for the best in its county back in April. The Tally Ho Inn […]

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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