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An affordable day out at Church Stretton Arts Festival

Are you looking for an affordable day out? Why not take advantage of our Free Coffee Concerts in the morning and visit the Art Exhibition for only £1.00 in the afternoon? The Coffee Concerts take place in St Laurence’s Church, Church Stretton at 10.15 every morning from Monday 25th till Saturday 30 July. Berry’s Coffee …

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Church Stretton Arts Festival Tickets Are On Sale Now

Tickets are now on sale for The Church Stretton Arts Festival which runs from 23rd July to 13th August. The associated Art, Crafts and Photography Exhibition starts on 26th July and continues daily through 6th August. Festival Chair, Joan Arnfield said, “We have a range of performances to suit all tastes. This year’s music performances …

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Shropshire Hills Welcome Wheelchair users and Disabled Visitors

We have been asked about local facilities in Ludlow and the Shropshire Hills for people with accessibility needs.  Here is a quick round up of places to visit in the Shropshire hills that have disabled facilities and are suitable for wheelchair users.  We will add to this list as more information becomes available.  If you …

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Welcoming Walkers in the Shropshire Hills

Shropshire boasts many Walkers are Welcome towns, so you know that hospitality is assured whether you’re on a day trip or a longer holiday. All of the towns work hard to maintain their surrounding footpaths, to offer excellent walking opportunities and to provide high quality walking information for both locals and visitors. There are currently …

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CoVid19

We will add any information which is relevant to the pandemic below.  As an organisation we are open to hearing ideas as to how we can kick start business once the current self-isolation ends. Free Money – well the government grants of £10k or £25k for business The application form for the COVID-19 business grants …

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Tourism Expo

The Tourism Expo, leaflet swap and much more  on Monday 30 March has been cancelled This year we had planned a series of talks, workshops, and food and drink tastings across the day plus the opportunity to network, have a cuppa with friends and sample some scones from the award winning cream tea at Jemima’s …

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Environmental aspects to Greenaway Touring and Glamping Park

Greenway Touring and Glamping site is based near Craven Arms.  Set up in 2014 by Jane and Brian offering touring pitches for caravans, motorhomes, campervans, tents and trailer tents and has equipped Glamping pods. Since then business has boomed, and Greenway welcome campers and glampers all year. Based in the Shropshire Hills AONB, Jane and …

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Finalists revealed for inaugural West Midlands Tourism Awards

43 finalists from across the region shortlisted for tourism gongs in 15 categories West Midlands’ tourism successes to be celebrated on 26 February 2020 at University of Birmingham’s Great Hall The shortlist for 2020’s inaugural West Midlands Tourism Awards has been announced, with 43 finalists vying for prizes in 15 categories. One of these finalists …

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Branding

What branding is all about On 3rd April 2019 we  launched a complete rebrand for the Shropshire Hills destination. The aim of the destination rebrand is to create a consistent, meaningful and inspirational vision for the area. We hope that the rebrand will encourage organisations across the region to use a consistent approach based on the …

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Visitor Guides

These are the guides which are useful for a quick reference of members by business and area, often used by the Tourism Information Centres. Accommodation 2019 by location Attractions Food and Drink venues

The Judge’s Lodging finally in the hands of the Community

St David’s Day celebrations usually mean an additional something in Presteigne – the opening for the season of its multi award-winning museum, The Judge’s Lodging.  But this year, something is afoot – the doors are still shut.  Do not worry, the building, its dedicated staff and volunteers are still all fine, working hard behind the scenes for …

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Four Places to Visit in Shropshire

Shropshire is renowned for its quintessentially English village scenery of beautiful countryside, renowned historical homes and castles, not to mention plenty of family activities and attractions to keep everyone entertained. This is why Shropshire is such a popular spot for tourists looking to explore new things and make fond memories. If you’re looking for suggestions …

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Newsletter

Shropshire Hills Tourism produce a newsletter aimed at members and other tourism businesses operating in the Shropshire Hills and Ludlow plus surrounding areas. The latest newsletter is here, earlier newsletters  can be accessed via the relevant archive links below. To receive newsletters please sign up to the mailing list.  You can unsubscribe at any time …

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Visitor Information

Shropshire Hills Tourism Association have not printed an accommodation guide this year, but a downloadable copy of all accommodation providers is available here Accommodation Directory. A list of all member Attractions and Activities can be printed off here (coming) Print a  map of Ludlow town centre , Shrewsbury, Craven Arms, Church Stretton , Wellington Town Map and Walker’s Map Alternatively print …

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Absorb Historic Shropshire with a Tour of our Castles

Shropshire’s colourful, interesting and turbulent past has littered this beautiful rural county with hillforts, abbeys and castles, all of which displaying the wounds and marks of a stormy history. Shropshire is home to 32 castles in all, which is quite something. I intend to shine a spotlight on 5 of South Shropshire’s finest and most …

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Eat & Drink Your Way Through The Shropshire Summer

The beautiful, rural county of Shropshire is home to some of the most renowned food and drink producers in the country. Whether you are looking for locally brewed beers, luxury chocolate, artisan bread, exquisite cheeses or Michelin Star chefs, Shropshire has it all. Over the summer months, why not spend some quality time treating yourself …

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Walk the Hills

Walking in the Hills The Shropshire Hills has great walking, and so it’s not unreasonable that there are some great walking festivals, plus a number of towns that are accredited as “Walkers are Welcome Towns”.  In addition Shropshire Council has a great resource with Shropshire Great Outdoors Walking Video Some great views and a good …

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