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Stunning 3,000-year-old gold pendant to go on public display for the first time

Stunning 3,000-year-old gold pendant to go on public display for the first time   Rare 3,000-year-old sun pendant to be displayed to the public for the first time at Shropshire Council’s Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery as part of the British Museum’s National Programmes. Shrewsbury Museum will also be fundraising to acquire other finds close […]

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Shrewsbury Folk Festival all set for 27th – 30th August!

  “A little bit of heaven”… Mark Radcliffe, Six Music / BBC Radio 2 “Everyone is so friendly. It is like a big family really” – festivalgoer “Amazingly friendly festival. Great atmosphere” – festivalgoer Shrewsbury Folk Festival is one of the few major UK folk festivals that will be taking place this year following the […]

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Shrewsbury has been highlighted as top UK destination to Eat Shop & Stay

Shrewsbury has been highlighted by The Guardian as one of the top places in the UK to eat, shop and stay for a short break. An hour’s drive north of foodie Ludlow, Shrewsbury may be better known for its medieval architecture and riverside charm, but the county town and its fringes offer rich pickings for […]

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Shropshire Hills Shuttle Buses 2021

Saturday 3rd July – Sunday 26th September, weekends & August Bank Holiday Monday The Shropshire Hills Shuttle Buses are back on the road this summer taking passengers onto the Long Mynd, and across to the Stiperstones, helping them to explore and enjoy this beautiful part of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s […]

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Combermere Abbey Tours Return For 2021!

Combermere Abbey Tours Return For 2021   After a short break due to the pandemic, Combermere Abbey is pleased to announce the return of its popular house tours and is opening its doors to the public for guided tours, group tours and Invitation to View events this summer.   Guests are invited to explore a colourful history […]

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Springfield Barns launches their latest edition holiday cottage!

Donna and Ian of Springfield Barns Holiday cottages in North Shropshire only launched in Spring 2019 with The Dairy, a studio style cottage sleeping 2 people this was closely followed by The Parlour, a 1 bedroom cottage that sleeps 2 people. They are now pleased to announce that their 3rd conversion, The Coach House, has […]

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320 Years of history to discover as re-opened Hawkstone Hall & Gardens Launches Guided Audio Tours

The doors to Hawkstone Hall & Gardens have re-opened, in line with government guidance, with the addition of audio tours from the end of May, promising to be a fun and insightful experience for the whole family. The tours have been provided by ATS-Heritage – creator of audio tours for Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Highclere […]

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Combermere Abbey Celebrates Its History With Heritage Film Grant

Historic house Combermere Abbey, located between Whitchurch and Nantwich, is celebrating the completion of a series of films on the abbey’s history and restoration thanks to a financial boost from the Government, as part of the ongoing £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund. Thanks to a second successful round, Combermere Abbey received £21k, part of which will […]

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Meet Great British Menu Finalist – Stuart Collins!

If you’ve been tuning in to BBC 1 over the last few weeks you’ll most likely have watched The Great British Menu, a BBC television series in which top British chefs compete for the chance to cook one course of a four-course banquet. Shropshire’s very own Stuart Collins of Docket No33 in Whitchurch has made […]

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Resort’s new £1m luxury glamping lodge development opens!

The award-winning Love2Stay resort on the outskirts of Shrewsbury is launching a new £1 million luxury glamping development today (Monday). Resort owner, Salop Leisure, has invested in an exclusive collection of 11 new luxury Woodland lodges which join 11 existing safari lodges in a hugely popular glamping village. Each of the new lodges has its own private hot […]

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Oswestry Maps Road to Recovery

The historic north Shropshire town of Oswestry has launched two new leaflets in a bid to welcome tourists & locals back to the town. Visit Oswestry, run by Oswestry Borderland Tourism, is now urging people to step out and enjoy their local area as the Government roadmap eases travel restrictions. In the immediate term the […]

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Combermere Abbey To Re-Open To Public For Woodland Walks

After its annual Bluebell Walk was postponed in 2020 due to the pandemic, local gem Combermere Abbey will reopen its grounds to the public in a way that’s bigger and better than ever before. For the first time ever, the Combermere woodland walks with bluebells will be held over a 5 week period, as opposed […]

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