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Old Hand & Diamond combines a stay with a Morgan Driving Experience

A Welsh border hospitality business is offering holiday breaks with a difference for British classic car enthusiasts. Ian Morris, owner of the Old Hand & Diamond Inn at Coedway, on the Wales-England border between Welshpool and Shrewsbury, introduces guests to the Morgan Driving Experience. Guests are able to combine a one or two night bed […]


Shropshire Distillery Launch Christmas Gin Parties!

The Shropshire Distillery has launched a Christmas party offering where guests can make their own gin as well as drink it.   The award-winning distillery launched a gin school at their base in Ellesmere earlier this year. Husband and wife team, Gareth and Emma Glynn, are now offering the gin school experience to anyone looking […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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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