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Holiday close to home with Hencote!

With the end of lockdown in sight, all many of us want to do is leave the house for a much-needed retreat. With restrictions lifting, safety is still very much in the public consciousness. The perfect solution then for a quick April getaway is the isolated Staycation. Staycations are becoming increasingly popular. With there being […]

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Top Shropshire Chef to feature on renowned TV cooking competition!

Stuart Collins, chef-patron of acclaimed restaurant, Docket no.33 in Whitchurch, Shropshire, is confirmed in lineup by BBC Two for this year’s Great British Menu, set to air on Wednesday 24th March.   The renowned chef, who opened Docket no.33 in the market town of Whitchurch back in 2017, has been selected, alongside some of the […]

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Themed, outdoor adventure games launching in Shropshire this Spring!

The Escape Games Company is launching an exciting new outside adventure game concept this Spring at four historic sites in Shropshire, in association with English Heritage. The adventure games will be played at Acton Burnell Castle, Buildwas Abbey, Clun Castle and Haughmond Abbey and will see participants collaborate together in small groups to solve puzzles […]

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Full throttle for the SVR’s first diesel event of the year!

From the 13th to the 16th May, diesel fans will be able to experience a special event of epic proportions at the SVR. In the largest gathering of diesel motive power at the SVR since 2019, the 2021 Spring Diesel Bash offers visitors the opportunity to travel 100 miles in one day behind their pick of locomotives! […]

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Shropshire restaurants awarded Michelin Plate!

It comes as no secret Shropshire is home to some outstanding restaurants, but did you know over 10 Shropshire restaurants feature in the Michelin Guide? Take a look at some of our favourites and how you can still enjoy some of these eateries at home. Forelles at Fishmore Hall in Ludlow Fishmore Hall is a […]

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Latest Visitor Information

With England currently in national lockdown, which means we must all stay at home to protect ourselves and others. Accommodation, bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants are closed – but businesses are permitted to offer takeaway and delivery services. In line with Government guidelines, you must not leave, or be outside of your home except where necessary. You may leave the home for specific […]

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Start planning your 2021 trip to Shropshire!

Looking for a way to beat the January blues? Start planning your future trip to Shropshire! Whether your holidays involve outdoor activities, family fun or a touch of indulgence, you’ll find it in Shropshire. Outdoor Holidays in Shropshire Shropshire comes well equipped for outdoor adventure. If you’re a couple looking for an activity break, a solo […]

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England enters 6 week Lockdown

Summary: what you can and cannot do during the national lockdown You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives. You should follow this guidance immediately. The law will be updated to reflect these new rules. Leaving home […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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