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The team at Peakes Travel Elite
13 Mar 2020
The spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) is understandably causing concern amongst travellers. With the worry of flight cancellations, countrywide lockdowns and international events being postponed, as well as fears of increasing the risk of contracting the virus, holidaymakers have a lot to consider at the moment. Peakes Travel Elite wants to offer their loyal customers reassurance, and urge...
The winning holiday selfie photograph
21 Nov 2017
When a Shrewsbury travel agency threw down the gauntlet to find the best family holiday ‘selfie’ they were overwhelmed by the hundreds of entries they received. And one Shropshire family in particular took the art of the selfie to new heights with avid smartphone photographer and mum Claudia Baker taking more than 200 photos. Claudia entered six photos and won the competition with a fun snap of...
16 Jan 2017
The new year heralds a new era for Peakes Travel Elite, Shrewsbury's only family run independent travel agency, as long term manager Claire Moore joins owner Frances Peake as a joint partner. Frances Peake, said: "I am absolutely delighted that Claire is now a full partner in the business as we have worked together ever since she joined us in 2001 and this would seem to be a natural progression...
08 Mar 2016
  National recognition for Peakes Travel … A Shropshire travel team is celebrating after being nominated for a prestigious national award against opposition from over 500 agencies of all sizes. Peakes Travel Elite of Shrewsbury is shortlisted for the Travel Trade Top 50 Award and will attend a gala presentation evening at The Vox Centre in Birmingham next month. The awards are judged through a...
22 Jan 2016
  Fiona sets sail with Peakes Travel Elite … Following a big increase in demand for cruise vacations from clients, Shropshire holiday and travel specialists Peakes Travel Elite has welcomed Fiona Denning of Telford as its new cruise professional. Peakes Travel Elite, based in a historic building at 11 Mardol in Shrewsbury, is the town’s only family-run independent travel agent and caters for all...
20 Dec 2015
Peakes Travel Elite, Shrewsbury’s only family-owned independent travel agents, held a seasonal drinks reception for customers and to introduce new cruise specialist Fiona Denning, of Telford, who has joined the team. Around 40 clients, old and new, attended the Champagne event held in the Mardol offices and a raffle raised funds towards MacMillan Cancer Support. Pictured are, from left, Fiona...
Bright Owls language school in Shrewsbury
08 Jul 2014
Children have the exciting chance to get to grips with a new language this summer holiday! Shrewsbury-based language school Bright Owls are offering both French and Spanish classes, with several dates to choose from! Parents are encouraged to book the workshop for their children, which will provide a full week of fun and engaging activities. Over the course of five days, young participants will...
Languages with Bright Owls in Shrewsbury
19 Mar 2014
Shrewsbury based language school Bright Owls have today unveiled full details of their forthcoming Easter workshop programme. Children aged between 5 and 11 years, have the chance to experience and absorb either French or Spanish this holiday. Demand is expected to be high! Bring your child along to join Bright Owls tutors for a week full of fun and engaging activities. For four days, young...
Hive Shrewsbury arts and entertainment for people
28 Jun 2013
The summer holidays are rapidly approaching in just a few weeks and the Hive in Shrewsbury has a trio of creative workshops to help keep young people engaged - with the chance to have fun and develop new artistic skills. There will be a theatre summer-school, a film-making master-class and also the much anticipated return of stop-frame animation too! 'Here to Save the Universe' is the name and...
20 May 2013
Bosses at a Shropshire arts charity recently unveiled a campaign to coincide with the recent launch of cotton shopping bags. Staff at the Hive venue in Shrewsbury were encouraging purchasers to send in photos of their bags in weird and wonderful situations - fresh images have today emerged of the bags in Spain! The campaign has already captured the imaginations of people across the county, with...
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