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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.

DOROTHY CLIVE GARDEN HOSTS CHILDREN'S GARDEN GAMES THROUGHOUT JULY AND AUGUST 2013

25th July 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden is hosting Garden Games for children, daily from Monday 22nd July to Sunday 1st September 2013 inclusively. There are also educational garden trails for children. This special event admits all children up to the age of 18 for free.

Busy End of Summer in Store for Bridgnorth Caravan Park

25th July 2013


A five star touring caravan park at Bridgnorth is gearing up for what promises to be a very busy August and September, with a series of exciting local events attracting visitors to this attractive part of east Shropshire.

Ironbridge Park and Ride service Reopens for School Holidays

19th July 2013


Ironbridge Park & Ride will reopen this weekend (Saturday 20th July 2013) to make visiting Ironbridge even easier this summer

Summer Family Fun at Dudmaston

19th July 2013


A local National Trust attraction, Dudmaston Estate, is inviting families to come and enjoy lots of fun activities with them over the school summer holidays.

Ironbridge in Top 100 nominations for VirtualTourist's 8th Wonder of the World

17th July 2013


Interim results for VirtualTourist.com's quest to crown the "8th Wonder of the World" show that Ironbridge is currently in the Top 100 out of 350 nominations. Public voting remains open through September 30th 2013.

THE DOROTHY CLIVE GARDEN MAKES AN APPEAL FOR VOLUNTEERS IN THE OFFICE AND GARDEN

5th July 2013


The Dorothy Clive Garden - an independent charitable garden trust - is making an urgent appeal for volunteers to help in the office and garden.

Half term fun with Dudmaston's Great Garden Games

21st May 2013


Last year we had London 2012, this year why not get in training for Dudmaston's Great Garden Games. During the Whitsun half-term holiday families are being encouraged to get down to the property and challenge each other as competitors in the games.

Exceptional year for Rhododendrons at the Dorothy Clive Garden

17th May 2013


Rhododendrons are now in full bloom and looking spectacular at the Dorothy Clive Garden.

Get Snapping in Dudmaston Estate Photo Competition

16th May 2013


A local national trust property has recently launched its very first photographic competition and they are looking forward to getting everyone involved.

Walking holiday company celebrates centenary in Church Stretton

13th May 2013


A co-operative company that specialises in walking holidays celebrates its centenary in Church Stretton next week (from 25 May). HF Holidays is the UK’s largest walking holiday company, and a co-operative with almost 35,000 share-holding members.