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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.

David Dunn wins the 'Joules Brewery 2nd Annual Chilli Eating Contest' at the Dorothy Clive Garden 2nd Annual Chilli Festival 2013

3rd October 2013


David Dunn, from Hough near Crewe, won first prize in the ‘Joules Brewery 2nd Annual Chilli Eating Contest’ at the Dorothy Clive Garden 2nd Annual Chilli Festival on Sunday 29th September 2013.

Dorothy Clive Garden to host 2nd Annual Chilli Festival

24th September 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden is to host a 2nd Annual Chilli Festival - including a Chilli Eating Contest - on Sunday 29th September 2013 from 11am to 5pm as a special fundraising event for the garden.

It's all gone apple-shaped at Dudmaston

24th September 2013


It’s harvest time and the National Trust’s Dudmaston Estate will be celebrating their bumper apple harvest this Sunday 27th September 2013 with their annual Orchard Day event.

OYSTER CAKE? SWEETCORN SPONGE? SAUSAGE ICING? IT CAN ONLY MEAN ONE THING - IT'S BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT

19th September 2013


Earlier today, commuters at St Pancras station were treated to a slice of edible England as the national tourist board unveiled a giant cake representing the country’s huge array of food festivals (including Ludlow in Shropshire!) to mark British Food Fortnight (21 September - 6 October).

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at SVR

17th September 2013


Celebrate the festive season with a visit to Father Christmas, take part in traditional carol singing or step back in time and dine in festive period style at Severn Valley Railway.

TV presenter, spice expert, chef and culinary adventurer, Emma Grazette, to star at Dorothy Clive Garden 2nd Annual Chilli Festival

16th September 2013


TV presenter, spice expert, chef and culinary adventurer, Emma Grazette, will be at the 2nd Annual Chilli Festival at the Dorothy Clive Garden on Sunday 29th September 2013. Emma will be giving two chilli related talks and demonstrations, as well as judging the ‘True Blue Bay Best Chilli Sauce Contest’ at the 2nd Annual Chilli Festival. Emma will also be available to sign copies of her book ‘Spice Trip’.

COMPLIMENTARY HAMPERS WITH MIDWEEK BREAKS AT COMBERMERE ABBEY THIS AUTUMN

13th September 2013


Discover something special this autumn at award-winning Combermere Abbey cottages,and enjoy a complimentary breakfast hamper, as well as the tremendous value offered by our midweek stays (from £378 for three night stay).

Make Quatt your next stop

12th September 2013


If you are a regular traveller along the A442 Bridgnorth to Kidderminster Road you might have noticed some recent changes at the side of the road. The National Trust’s Dudmaston Estate have been working closely with the new owners of Quatt Farm Shop, Martin and Florence Rutter, over the 2014 summer, to improve the look of the property and have this week installed some new signage.

MereFest13 - Meres and Mosses Landscape Partnership Scheme

30th August 2013


FREE family fun at Cholmondeley Castle - Saturday 21st September

THE DOROTHY CLIVE GARDEN IS TO HOST A TEDDY BEARS' PICNIC ON SUNDAY 1st SEPTEMBER 2013 AND ALSO AN ARTS AND CRAFT EXHIBITION

27th August 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden is hosting ‘A Teddy Bears’ Picnic’ for both children and adults on Sunday 1st September 2013. The special fundraising event will start at 11am and continue until 5pm and all children who bring a Teddy Bear are admitted for free. Accompanying adults will be admitted at the special fundraising price of £3.50.

Dorothy Clive Garden to host popular Plant Hunters' Fair this weekend

22nd August 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden will be hosting the popular Plant Hunters’ Fair on Sunday 25th and Monday 26th August 2013. This special fund raising event, which is now in its seventh year will feature sixteen specialist nurseries with a national standing as well as small local plant growers.

From Coconut's to Swingboats, Edwardian celebrations at Dudmaston Hall

21st August 2013


A local National Trust property are turning back the clocks for the August Bank Holiday weekend at Dudmaston in order to remember Rachel, Lady Labouchere, the property’s last chatelaine’s birth and her uncle taking over the running of the estate.

Apley Walled Gardens Tour - Tuesday 20 August 2013

16th August 2013


The Apley Walled Gardens have recently been brought back into production for the first time in 50 years. They are now managed by our Head Gardener Phil Allen, who has started producing a large range of vegetables, many of which are unusual, old and interesting varieties.

Dorothy Clive Garden to host open-air production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

15th August 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden is to host an open-air production of 'Romeo and Juliet' by William Shakespeare, performed by the Folksy Theatre Company, this Friday 16th and Saturday 17th August 2013 at 6.30pm.

Summer Pruning Workshop at the Dorothy Clive Garden

14th August 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden is hosting a Summer Pruning Workshop this Sunday 18th August 2013 from 11am to 1pm 2013 led by gardener Zdenek Valkoun-Walker.

Gold Award Winning Shropshire

12th August 2013


Food business across Shropshire have together collected 36 gold stars in the 2013 Great Taste Awards. The awards have been run by The Guild of Fine Food since 1994, providing a way for consumers to be able to identify products recognised for their 'great taste'.

Vote for Church Stretton & Stokesay Castle in 2013 Countryfile Magazine Awards

7th August 2013


Shropshire Tourism is encouraging people to vote for Church Stretton and Stokesay Castle near Craven Arms, which have both been nominated for prestigious Countryfile Magazine Awards 2013. Voted for by members of the public, the awards celebrate the best of the British countryside.

Get fit and get involved at Dudmaston in September

6th August 2013


Building on the success of last year’s event Dudmaston will once again be holding their annual 5k and 10k fun runs through the estate on 21st September 2013.

THE DOROTHY CLIVE GARDEN IS TO HOST A MAD HATTER'S TEA PARTY FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS ON SUNDAY 4TH AUGUST 2013

30th July 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden is hosting ‘A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’ for both children and adults on Sunday 4th August 2012. The special fundraising event will start at 12noon and continue until 5pm. All children are admitted for free. ALL adults wearing a hat, and accompanying a child, will be admitted at half price which is £3.50.