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Shropshire festivals and Events: celebrate with us

All year round you’ll find Shropshire festivals celebrating things that make our county special – from apples to cider to coracles and comics and on through the alphabet to walking festivals. We even have a late-summer festival that fills the sky with hot air balloons: Oswestry Balloon Carnival is a sight to behold. Shropshire is home to the country’s first food festival. Ludlow Food Festival. Now it’s world famous and many of Shropshire’s towns have followed with their own versions. In mid-August, Quarry Park in Shrewsbury blooms with the equally revered Shrewsbury Flower Show. Two days of music, food and dazzling floral displays each culminate in a fireworks finale, followed at the end of August by one of the world’s best folk festivals. Ensuring adults don’t steal all the fun, Shropshire Kids Fest in the spring brings two days of (meticulously organised) mayhem. Some Shropshire festivals are rooted in folklore. On May Day people gather in Clun to watch the Green Man battle the Ice Queen on the packhorse bridge. Which Shropshire festival will you visit this year?

Shrewsbury

The Haughmond

A modern coaching inn, with proper food, great wine and a friendly, comfortable atmosphere… the kind of place we enjoy ourselves!  Whether you are looking for coffee, lunch, dinner, drinks, for a celebration or somewhere to lay your head join us in the picturesque village of Upton Magna, just a few miles from Shrewsbury. 

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Ellesmere

Oteley

Explore the hidden gardens and grounds of Oteley, Ellesmere. 10acres of gardens to investigate at your leisure, which includes a boathouse, walled garden, tower, swiss cottage and stunning views across the mere. Open on Saturday 11th September and 9th October 10am to 5pm with local market. The 2,000-acre estate has remained in the same family […]

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Shrewsbury

Black Lion Barn

Completely renovated in 2020, and concealed on a peaceful country lane, this detached country barn has striking black timber cladding and views of the Shropshire hills. It’s perfect for families and groups of up to 12 people looking to get away together. Make your way inside, feeling the warmth of the luxurious underfloor heating, in […]

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Ludlow

Ludlow Castle

Welcome to Ludlow Castle, one of the finest medieval ruins in England. Set in the glorious Shropshire countryside at the heart of the superb, bustling black & white market town of Ludlow. Walk through the Castle grounds and see the ancient houses of kings, queens, princes, judges and the nobility – a glimpse into the […]

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Shrewsbury

Orchard Cafe at Shrewsbury Cathedral

Welcome to Shrewsbury’s newest cafe & function room, set in the beautiful surroundings of the famous Shrewsbury Cathedral, overlooking town walls. A brand new concept introducing freshly prepared food on-site in our bespoke kitchen. COVID-19: Opening days until further notice will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 am till 3 pm.

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Telford

Shropshire Festivals

SHROPSHIRE FESTIVALS· An events company that specialises in fun events across Shropshire and beyond. Best known for Shrewsbury Food Festival, Shropshire Kids Festival, Shropshire Oktoberfest, Field to Fork Festival and many more…. we also help other businesses run their PR, marketing and events bringing expertise, fun and ideas.

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Ellesmere

The Shropshire Distillery

Distillery Tours and Gin School Experiences A warm welcome from our family to yours awaits at the distillery, with a gin and tonic, of course! Meet us, get to know us, discover our story and our love of all things gin as we tour the distillery together. Walk around where the magic happens and even make […]

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Colehurst

Colehurst Lake

Colehurst Lake is the perfect place to escape, discover and unwind. Set in the idyllic and beautiful countryside of Shropshire we are surrounded by fields and woodland. We wanted to set up ‘ready made’ tents to allow people to experience camping at its best, without having to buy and bring all of the gear – […]

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Whitchurch

Alderford Lake

Beautiful lakeside cafe set in 47 acres of grounds. Serving delicious breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas seven days a week. Take in the stunning views as you walk around the lake or let the children play on the playground as you relax by the waters edge. Alderford Lake offers wild swimming, canoeing, paddleboarding, kayaking and […]

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Telford

Lifestyle 2022

Lifestyle 2022 is perfect for anyone interested in the many facets that make up our everyday lifestyle, in particular outdoor living. With holiday homes, motorhomes, gardening, Artisan Fair, Live Theatre, this exciting event is packed with activity and is a fantastic day out for all.  It is certainly a date you should save in your […]

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Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Folk Festival

One of the UK’s top folk festivals in the heart for Shrewsbury 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 manages to combine an international line-up […]

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Ludlow

Ludlow Food Festival, Ludlow Castle, 10-12 September 2021

Ludlow Food Festival, in partnership with Wardington’s Original Ludlow Gin, is back and doing what it does best – delivering the best names in the business along with a wide range of top-quality food and drink producers from across the Welsh Marches. Visitors can expect all the activities the UK’s original food festival is famous for – […]

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Shrewsbury, Uffington, Telford and Clun

Adventure Out Games in Shropshire

AdventureOut! Games are themed, interactive and Covid-Safe outdoor adventure games, in dramatic locations throughout the UK.  In Shropshire, we have games running at four English Heritage sites: Acton Burnell Castle, Buildwas Abbey, Clun Castle and Haughmond Abbey throughout Spring and Summer 2021. At each site, participants will collaborate together in small groups to solve puzzles […]

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