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Young Shropshire Chef to Appear on TV's Great British Menu

19th March 2014


Jason Hodnett, from The Raven in Much Wenlock, will feature during the week beginning April 7th 2014.

Enjoy a delicious Afternoon Tea on Mother's Day at the Dorothy Clive Garden

19th March 2014


The Dorothy Clive Garden - a 12 acre charitable garden trust - is to host a special Afternoon Tea for Mothering Sunday on Sunday 30th March 2014 from 12noon until 4pm.

Duke of Gloucester Visits Fordhall Organic Farm

13th March 2014


The Duke of Gloucester paid a flying visit to Shropshire yesterday where he visited Fordhall Organic Farm as part of his visit.

Get outdoors and don’t forget your 50 things!

12th March 2014


The National Trust’s Dudmaston Estate will be opening for their 2014 season on 16 March and are reminding families that it’s not too late for them to get out with the children and challenge themselves to complete their list of 50 things, which they may have began last year.

Sylvia Anderson headlines at sci-fi weekend

11th March 2014


Cosford Flights of Fantasy - 17th & 18th May FREE entry

Archaeology at Apley Uncovered

11th March 2014


Lord & Lady Halimton have recently discovered that Apley Holiday Cottages, in the heart of the Apley Park estate are surrounded by 18th century ironworks, furnaces & forges.

FAMILY FAVOURITES ARE STAR ATTRACTION AT FAMILY FUN WEEKEND

10th March 2014


Children’s favourites Peppa Pig and George will be the star attractions alongside awe-inspiring steam engines and exciting family activities during this year’s Family Fun Weekend at the Severn Valley Railway.

Shrewsbury's new Museum & Art Gallery set to open its doors following ground-breaking restoration

7th March 2014


Shrewsbury's new Museum & Art Gallery at The Music Hall will open its doors on Tuesday 1 April 2014, giving people the chance to see this new showcase of Shropshire's treasures - and the newly-renovated buildings - for the first time.

SVR Spring Steam Gala goes authentically Great Western

5th March 2014


Around 3000 Railway enthusiasts from across the country are expected to flock to the Severn Valley Railway next month for its annual Spring Steam Gala.

Art, Exhibitions, but most of all a family home

4th March 2014


The National Trust's Dudmaston Estate will be opening for their 2014 season on 16 March which will see the property begin to commemorate the centenary of the beginning of the First World War with a focus on the family’s involvement.

Vote Martin Wood Your Tourism Superstar

3rd March 2014


The time has come to vote for Martin Wood, Shrewsbury's larger than life Town Crier, to be your 'Tourism Superstar 2014'.

The Dorothy Clive Garden is to host a Bee Keeping talk on Saturday 1st March 2014 from 11.00 am to 12.30pm

19th February 2014


The Dorothy Clive Garden will be hosting a Bee Keeping talk on Saturday 1st 2014 at 11.00am to 12.30pm in the Garden Pavilion led by gardener and budding bee keeper, Zdenek Valkoun-Walker.

30% off the very best menus in the County

18th February 2014


Buy your copy of the Shropshire Star today (18th Feb 2014) for your exclusive reader offer voucher

Shrewsbury Town Crier Rings the Bell for Shrewsbury in London

17th February 2014


Martin Wood, Shrewsbury's larger than life town crier, was filmed in London on Friday (14/02/14), as he prepares to go head to head against nine other shortlisted nominees from around the country for the title of Tourism Superstar 2014.

Unique Mustang model now on display

13th February 2014


Now on display at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is a 1:5 scale scratch built North American P-51D Mustang. This unique model took almost ten years to build and was kindly donated to the Museum in autumn last year. This remarkable Mustang model now forms a centre piece display in the Museum's Visitor Centre where visitors can view all its intricate details up close.

Snowdrop Walks at Dudmaston - please take care and be prepared

12th February 2014


A local National Trust property, Dudmaston Estate are urging visitors to be prepared for the recent weather conditions when they visit for the Snowdrop Walks during 15, 16, 22 and 23 February 2014.

'Open Cockpits' tickets on sale 24th February

10th February 2014


Tickets for the popular aviation enthusiasts' event 'Open Cockpits Evening' taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford on 10th May 2014, will go on sale from Monday 24th February through the Royal Air Force Museum's website.

NEW Shropshire Hills Art Week - Artists Wanted

6th February 2014


Artists joining together to promote the creative arts and the beauty of the local landscape

Apley Estates Multi-Terrain Run, Sunday 16 February 2014

5th February 2014


The Apley Estate's Multi-Terrain Run on Sunday 16 February 2014 looks as if it’s going to be as popular as in the previous two years. Organised by the Black Country Triathletes, the race attracted 350 runners last year, raising £1300 for Stockton Church & £1300 for St Milburga’s Church in Beckbury.

Time to stop and reflect at Dudmaston

5th February 2014


Dudmaston Hall, a local National Trust property, are inviting visitors to take the opportunity to get out in the fresh air and join them as they host their popular snowdrop walks through the Dingle on 15, 16, 22 and 23 February 2014.

The Dorothy Clive Garden is now open every weekend during February and March 2014

4th February 2014


The Dorothy Clive Garden - an independent Charitable Garden Trust - will be opening exclusively on all weekends during February and March 2014 from 10.00am until 4.00pm at the special discounted fundraising price of £3.50 per person. Children between 0-4 are admitted for free and 5-17s are admitted at £2.00.

Britain's Best Food Hall adds to Ludlow's delights

3rd February 2014


Caravanners and motorhome owners with a passion for top quality food are being given an extra incentive to pay a visit to the picturesque Shropshire market town of Ludlow, which has a growing reputation as the gourmet capital of England.

Mayor says thank you to caravan park for Britain in Bloom support

27th January 2014


A high quality touring caravan park on the edge of Shrewsbury has received a certificate of appreciation from Shrewsbury Town Council for the role it played in helping the town win last year's Britain in Bloom competition.

UK Chilli Cook Off to take place at the Dorothy Clive Garden 3rd Annual Chilli Festival on Sunday 21st September 2014

21st January 2014


The Dorothy Clive Garden 3rd Annual Chilli festival will host the first official Dorothy Clive Garden Chilli Cook-off in association with the UKCCA on Sunday 21st September 2014 from 10am to 2pm.

Spoon shortage threatens 12ft Gorilla Sculpture

20th January 2014


The British Ironwork Centre in Oswestry Shropshire had been challenged to create a monstrous gorilla statue from old spoons, ready for their Open day on the 17th May 2014. The shortage of spoons is threatening the creation of the commission from Britain’s biggest mystifier Uri Geller.

Shropshire County Hotels Competition Winner Praises Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow

17th January 2014


The lucky prize winner of Shropshire County Hotels Autumn 2013 competition has expressed her thanks and delight after staying at Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow.

Get Into Gear For Bike4Life 2014!

7th January 2014


Registration for the much-anticipated Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival, taking place on Sunday 27th April 2014, is now open, thanks to a brand new website, www.bike4lifefest.com, launched by the organisers, Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, RAF Museum Cosford and the Safer Roads Partnership.

The Dorothy Clive Garden is to host special fundraising event 'Build a Brood a Home'

7th January 2014


The Dorothy Clive Garden will be hosting a special fundraising event for families celebrating ‘feathered friends’ on Sunday 16th February 2014 during National Nest Box Week (14-21 February). The event, ‘#BuildaBroodaHome’ which will take place between 12noon and 4pm, is open to all visitors and families and will also be attended by representatives from the British Trust for Ornithology, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust & the RSPB, who will be providing various talks and activities to encourage bird life in the garden.

Last chance to visit Dudmaston for 2013

10th December 2013


Visitors are reminded that this weekend (14 and 15 December) will see the National Trust’s Dudmaston Estate open their gates to visitors for the last time in 2013.

Winners of Shropshire County Hotels Competition Announced

6th December 2013


The lucky winner of Shropshire County Hotel's Autumn Competition has been announced as Angelina Burgess from Shrewsbury.

Shropshire in 'Off The Beaten Track' on ITV, 6th December 8pm - make sure you tune in!

28th November 2013


In the fifth episode of this new series, Christine Bleakley heads to Shropshire where she explores an unusual museum, helps make natural confetti and takes part in a medieval re-enactment.

From 100 to 1,000 explore Dudmaston's trees

26th November 2013


The National Trust’s Dudmaston Estate will be giving their visitors the opportunity to discover everything they would like to know about the sleeping giants living on their estate by joining the Rangers on Winter Tree Walks on Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December 2013.

Winners at Shropshire Star Tourism & Leisure Awards

25th November 2013


Congratulations to all Shropshire Tourism members who won awards in the Shropshire Star Tourism & Leisure Awards. We are proud to see our members leading the way and receiving so many of the top accolades.

Experimental Aircraft Programme now on display at Cosford

25th November 2013


Christmas has come early at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford with the arrival of the Experimental Aircraft Programme (EAP) technology demonstrator. This experimental jet helped pave the way for the renowned Eurofighter Typhoon and thanks to support of BAE Systems is now on display to visitors within the Museum's Test Flight collection.

Shropshire Tourism members win at the Shropshire Star Tourism & Leisure Awards

20th November 2013


The Shropshire Star’s inaugural Tourism & Leisure Awards were held on Monday 18th November 2013 and several Shropshire Tourism members were amongst the big winners.

Dorothy Clive Garden to host a special fundraising Christmas Fayre

18th November 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden will be hosting a special fundraising Christmas Fayre on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November 2013 from 11am to 3pm. Admission will be at the special discounted fund raising price of £1.00 per person. Children are admitted for free.

Shop till you drop for Christmas at Dudmaston

12th November 2013


Dudmaston Hall, a local National Trust property will be spending this weekend with Christmas well and truly at the top of their agenda as the property hosts their annual Christmas Fair. But this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever as for the first time it will take place on both the Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2013.

Exclusive Dining Offer at Shropshire County Hotels in Today's Edition of the Shropshire Star

5th November 2013


Make sure you get your Shropshire Star newspaper today (5th November 2013) as Shropshire County Hotels are offering readers the chance to dine out at one of the group’s restaurants for just £13.95 per person for a two-course lunch or dinner.

Saturday opening comes to Dudmaston

30th October 2013


The National Trust’s Dudmaston Hall is looking forward to a new way of opening which will see the property open to visitors until mid-December 2013.

Get Crafty this Halloween at RAF Cosford

22nd October 2013


October half term is almost upon us and this year the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford has some devilishly easy Halloween crafts for your little monsters.

Cracking Christmas Gifts from the RAF Museum

22nd October 2013


For Christmas 2013 the Museum has substantially expanded its gift range to suit a variety of budgets including its jewellery and clothing ranges.

Shrewsbury Brochure Competition Winner Praises the Town

21st October 2013


The result of the 2013 Visit Shrewsbury brochure competition has been announced and Shrewsbury has received a glowing comment from the competition winner who is looking forward to a complimentary stay at The Lion and Pheasant Hotel in the town.

Spooky Happenings, Magic and Misadventure at Dudmaston Hall

18th October 2013


The National Trust’s Dudmaston Hall will be hosting a whole range of family fun for the half-term holidays beginning Sunday, 27 October 2013.

Exclusive Dining Offer at Shropshire County Hotels in Today's Edition of the Shropshire Star

15th October 2013


Make sure you get your Shropshire Star newspaper today (15th October 2013) as Shropshire County Hotels are offering readers the chance to dine out at one of the group’s restaurants for just £13.95 per person for a two-course lunch or dinner.

Behind-the-scenes access for aviation fans

11th October 2013


10th to 16th November 2013.10:15am - 1:00pm.The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford’s award winning Sir Michael Beetham Conservation Centre will once again be opening its doors to visitors providing them with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Museum’s continuing aircraft conservation projects.

Dornier Bomber to be displayed in 3D

10th October 2013


The RAF Museum is using cutting edge digital technology to share its newly acquired exhibit - the Dornier Do17 bomber - with the world.

Looking back to look forward

9th October 2013


From 1467 gallons of milk per six months to stories of fighter biplanes, the archives of the National Trust’s Dudmaston Hall are proving an interesting read for staff and volunteers as they make preparations for a new exhibition for 2014.

Make a House a Home at Shrewsbury Market Hall

7th October 2013


Two new businesses have launched at Shrewsbury Market Hall offering everything needed to make a house a home.

Farm Stay UK Recognises Shropshire Tourism Grading Scheme

3rd October 2013


Shropshire Tourism is delighted to announce that national body ‘Farm Stay UK’ has today confirmed that any properties assessed by Shropshire Tourism are now eligible to join their organisation.

Fun Run success at Dudmaston

3rd October 2013


Dudmaston Estate were thrilled to see so many runners turn out for the October 2013 fun runs which saw runners take both a 5k and 10k route through the stunning scenery of the woodlands and pools.