Enjoy a fun family day out at this recreated Victorian Town. You can discover more about Victorian life as you meet the ‘Victorian’ townsfolk.
No cars. No TV. Just tons of fun!
Welcome to the age of Queen Victoria. Here you’ll experience what life was like when Britain ruled the world. Meet some (almost) real Victorians in their authentic shops and cottages, buy curious goods from a bygone era and watch tradespeople in action in their atmospheric workshops and factories.
Visit the Bank and find out about Pounds, Shillings and Pence
Check out the weird Victorian remedies at the Pharmacy
Discover why you wouldn’t want to be caught with green candles at home
Fun Games & Amusements
We can now accept contactless payment at the Fairground
Ride the old-fashioned fairground or play games of skill
Try your luck on the Coconut Shy
Snap a selfie – this is the perfect backdrop for your #changeyourscene photo
Go On… Treat Yourself!
You’ll not go hungry at Blists Hill Victorian Town
Enjoy a bag of Fish and Chips cooked the traditional way in beef dripping
Bag a sweet (or two) from our 19th Century selection
One of Shropshire’s best loved hotels, situated just 10 minutes from Telford, Haughton Hall Hotel and Leisure Club offers relaxing, stylish accommodation; a fully equipped Leisure Club; an elegant hotel restaurant and first class conference and banqueting facilities. Combined with it’s spectacular setting in 35 acres of gardens and woodland, this is also an ideal […]
The Mercure Telford Centre Hotel is perfectly situated for easy access, just a seven-minute walk from Telford railway station. Because it’s just off the M54, the hotel is ideal for business, conferences, or leisure trips. As well as being easy to get to, this hotel is close to nearby attractions including Ironbridge Gorge Museum, The […]
Tucked away in a picturesque hamlet at the head of the glorious Ceriog Valley with the Berwyn Hills as a backdrop, this 16th-century former drovers’ inn stands in well-manicured gardens that run down to the river bridge. Black and white painted outside and bedecked with creeper and summer flowers, it’s a haven of comfort within, […]
Dive into the festive spirit with incredible Christmas events in Shropshire! 🎄✨
Shropshire comes alive at Christmas with a symphony of delights, from dazzling light displays illuminating the night to heartwarming festive traditions.
Step into a world of wonder as enchanted trains whisk you away on a magical journey, offering a whimsical experience that captures the spirit of Christmas. Transport yourself to a bygone era with a Victorian Christmas, where the air is filled with the nostalgic charm of yesteryears and the streets are adorned in timeless elegance.
Amidst the glittering lights and festive cheer, Shropshire invites you to immerse yourself in a tapestry of joyous celebrations, each event offering a unique and unforgettable experience.
Click the link in our bio to find 5 unmissable Christmas events in Shropshire!
Win a two-night family cottage break at Hare Cottage, Shrawardine
enjoy a two-night stay with family and friends on a historic farm next to the River Severn. Hare Cottage sleeps 9 and includes a downstairs bedroom and bathroom so don’t forget to bring Granny and Grandpa! The lucky winners will also receive two complimentary massage treatments from the in-house beauty and massage therapist.
The cottage has a welcoming, yet modern feel with bi-fold windows opening out onto glorious countryside with only horses for neighbours. There is a private hot tub for exclusive use and the log burner creates the perfect base to retreat to after a day exploring the stunning South Shropshire Hills.
If staying closer to home is your thing, there are wonderful walks to enjoy from the doorstep, Hare Cottage positively encourages guests to bring their dogs and make the most of the river meadows. Just five miles away, the market town of Shrewsbury offers niche independent shops, and an enticingly delicious variety of restaurants and bars.
After a warm and inviting welcome with a festive drink, it`s time to embark on a thrilling journey. Hop into one of Hawkstone`s Land Rovers, and get ready for a breathtaking ride across the park, passing under the mystical Wishing Arch, and ascending a steep hill that leads to none other than Santa`s hidden network of caves.
Imagine this: winding through captivating caverns adorned with twinkling fairy lights, it feels like you`ve stepped into a winter fairy tale. But the best is yet to come – you`ll arrive at the heart of the adventure, Santa`s very own grotto! Here, every child is greeted by Santa himself, and there`s a special gift waiting for them.
But here`s the catch – this is one of the most sought-after festive experiences around, and spots disappear faster than snowflakes in the sun! So, don`t miss your chance to pre-book this magical journey.
Remember, tickets are per vehicle, and the availability is as limited as Christmas cheer in July. With the freedom to mix and match your group, you can craft a festive adventure as unique as your own holiday traditions. 🚗🎅🎁
Immerse yourself in the enchanting spirit of the season as you encounter Father Christmas within the historical splendour of Ludlow Castle. 🏰✨ Join for a joyous celebration, where the air is filled with merriment and festive cheer.
There will also be a robin trail around the castle for little ones to explore. Chapter 66 will be serving mulled wine, mince pies, and hot chocolate. 🍷
Make memories to cherish as you share in the magic of the season at Ludlow Castle!
Please note Meet Father Christmas is now fully booked for Christmas Eve!