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Shropshire in Tier 2 of Covid-19 Restrictions

Shropshire has been placed in Tier 2 of Covid-19 restrictions. The rules are as followed: you must not socialise with anyone you do not live with or who is not in your support bubble in any indoor setting, whether at home or in a public place you must not socialise in a group of more […]


Christmas Shopping in Shropshire

Christmas Shopping is arguably the most stressful part of the festive season, so if you’re looking for that extra special gift for a loved one this Christmas, look no further! Shropshire is home to the most bespoke independent shops and many high street brands, full of those perfect presents and stocking fillers for all the […]


Films & TV Shows made in Shropshire that you can watch now

2020 – Enola Holmes Where to watch: Netflix Enola Holmes is based on a book series that was turn inspired by the tales of Sherlock Holmes. The Netflix hit features the likes of Helena Bonham Carter, Henry Cavill and Millie Bobby Brown. Benthall Hall in Shropshire is the exterior of the Holmes estate. For the […]


Shropshire Attractions Gift Guide

Many of Shropshire’s iconic attractions have been closed to visitors due to the global pandemic. We have put together a list of some Shropshire attractions still operating their online shops. Here you can support the attraction whilst buying the perfect Christmas gifts! A lot of the attractions’ gift vouchers are open-ended, so there is no […]


England enters lockdown until 2nd December

The Prime Minister has announced a second national lockdown for England. View the full speech. In summary, this lockdown comes into effect on 00.01 Thursday for 4 weeks (following a Commons vote on Wednesday and regulations published on Tuesday), so until 2 December 2020. After the four weeks, the Government will seek to ease restrictions, going back […]


Spa Breaks in Shropshire

Whether it’s to escape from your busy lifestyle or simply to relax with a friend or someone special, Shropshire has plenty of spas to enjoy in our gorgeous countryside. From relaxing spa days, weekend pamper breaks to full-on wellness retreats, you’ll find them all here! Uncover a boutique spa break in South Shropshire Fishmore hall […]


Planning your Shropshire Hills 2021 Visit?

Long Mynd & Stiperstones Shuttle Buses …we hope to run this service again in 2021… Explore the Shropshire Hills using our seasonal Shuttle service. The buses start in Church Stretton and travel over the Long Mynd and the Stiperstones. Together these ‘hills’ make up the largest area of heathland in the AONB. The National Trust […]


The Telegraph – The underrated English county that’s a dead ringer for Switzerland

By Joe Bindloss – 24th August 2020 – The Telegraph Tell anyone you are going to Shropshire, and you may get a look of polite confusion. People know Shropshire exists, obviously, but the precise location of this singularly green and pleasant sprawl of English countryside has never fully cemented itself in the national consciousness. But […]


Shrewsbury Castle set to reopen to the public on 25 July 2020

Shrewsbury Castle will be reopening its doors to visitors on Saturday 25 July 2020 as visitor attractions continue to safely open across Shropshire. The opening will enable visitors to explore the stunning castle grounds which have been maintained by Shrewsbury Town Council throughout the closure. When visiting the Castle grounds, visitors will be able to […]


Visit Shropshire & Lanyon Bowdler announces strategic partnership

Visit Shropshire has agreed a partnership deal with Lanyon Bowdler, helping to continue to promote the county as a leading UK destination. Project Lead Mark Hooper says “Shropshire is such a wonderful destination with its rich and diverse heritage, its arts festivals and cultural activities, and its retail opportunities. I’m very pleased to see Visit […]


Shropshire Council venues reopening update!

Coronavirus: Shropshire Council’s culture and leisure facilities prepare to re-open Selected culture and leisure sites, facilities and services managed by Shropshire Council are preparing for a phased re-opening from Saturday 4 July 2020. These latest preparations are in line with the recent easing of the lockdown restrictions announced by the Government. Ahead of re-opening, sites […]


The overlooked English county that has perfected the art of social distancing

Telegraph – Hazel Plush – 15th June 2020 As Britain’s tourism hotspots navigate their way out of lockdown, many are still pleading caution. The widespread call to ‘Stay Away’ may have changed, but the Peak District is warning day-trippers to “think carefully about when and where they visit” – and others, like Cornwall, are urging […]


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