05 Apr 2017
Adults have a unique opportunity to learn the essentials of French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese ahead of this year’s holidays, thanks to language experts Bright Owls.
The special Languages for Holidays classes will be launching on the week of April 24 - and taking place over an 8 week period. Anyone who is holidaying abroad this year is encouraged to consider enrolling on the classes.
14 Mar 2017
A Wellington guest house has been awarded a ‘very good’ four-star rating and top marks for cleanliness by official tourism website Shropshire Tourism.
Clairmont Guest House, in Haygate Road, retained its current four-star standard which is awarded to premises based on a consistently good standard of housekeeping, hospitality, facilities and breakfast. The hotel had also received a perfect 100%...
27 Jan 2017
Funding streams worth £3.5m to boost the tourism and the food processing industries in Shropshire have been announced.
The latest round of Growth Programme funding from Rural Development Programme England, administered by DEFRA, will see two pots of funding available.
There is £1m to develop visitor attractions, tourist information, and recreational and small scale infrastructure projects in...
21 Nov 2016
A year on from a TripAdvisor announcement – Rowton Castle was named among the top ten castle hotels in the world – Rowton and the team enjoy success at the 2017 Wedding Industry Awards.
Rowton Castle shared the shortlist with some of the most indisputably magnificent places to get married, but came away with the title of ‘Best Countryside Wedding Venue’ at the regional awards ceremony, and will...
23 Aug 2016
A chance to step back into Shrewsbury’s past and explore amazing places free of charge, as well spaces usually closed to the public, is offered as part of the national Heritage Open Days event between 8th and 11th September.
Visitors can go behind the scenes, scale heights and experience history in an initiative which celebrates the country’s architecture and culture.
Lord Hill’s Column, St John’...
17 Aug 2016
On Monday 29th August (bank holiday) the Dana Gaol will be taking a trip back in time.
Characters from years gone past will be walking the prison from the Georgian Era of 1793, when the prison was first built through to its closure in March 2013.
Visitors will be able to walk through the site on our self-guided tour and experience first-hand the life and activities these prisoners would have done...
07 Apr 2016
Will this summer finally be the one where you jump on a plane, ferry or train and whisk your little ones away on the adventure summer holiday of a lifetime that you’ve been dreaming of? With child-friendly holidays increasing in demand as more and more parents take their little ones abroad to enjoy the sunshine and leisure activities, it’s becoming easier than ever to find great destinations...
04 Apr 2016
A film promoting Shrewsbury’s popular and original festivals and events which raise the town’s profile and attract thousands of people makes its debut today, April 4th.
Shrewsbury BID commissioned Shropshire based SMN Film to make the 60 second video montage to give a flavour of what’s in store, making it ‘a summer like no other’. The release celebrates the start of the events calendar with The...
02 Oct 2015
PROUD SALOPIAN UNVEILS SECOND SHREWSBURY CALENDAR FOR HOMETOWN:
A local photographer with a passion for his hometown of Shrewsbury, is pleased to announce the launch of a second Shrewsbury calendar. Adam Telford, of APT Photography unveils the second calendar for 2016, following the success of the 2015 edition.
As a photographer, Adam is committed to showcasing the wonderful town of...
02 Sep 2015
Laura Noszlopy and Tom Cowin
Photographs by Richard Hammerton
Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2015 was a great fun bank holiday weekend for all the family, and for all flavours of folk. With its deeply laidback attitude and impeccable manners, this is a rare gathering where babies and toddlers are safe, grandparents can shake it down at the ceilidh, and everyone in between can find something enticing...