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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Top Shropshire Chef wins central region of TV cooking competition!

Stuart Collins, chef-patron of acclaimed restaurant, Docket no.33 in Whitchurch, Shropshire has won the first regional heat of hit BBC Two TV show, Great British Menu and is now through to the national final. The renowned chef, who opened Docket no.33 in the market town of Whitchurch back in 2017, was crowned winner of the ‘central region’ heat […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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