The Shropshire Distillery, Ellesmere

The family run Shropshire Distillery have spruced up their Ellesmere premises. They are now open for visitors. I popped in this evening to take a look. The custom built premises…

The Queens Ludlow

Queens Ludlow: I don’t know about you but I love a pub lunch. Sadly, most of my meals out are solo dining these days. Practicality dictates. But I am growing…

Ludlow Brewery Tours

What better way to get to know your local beer than by taking a Ludlow Brewery tour? I popped down on the train yesterday to try it for myself. Located…

Osteria Shrewsbury

I stopped on a whim for lunch at Osteria Shrewsbury a couple of weeks ago. So imagine my surprise when just a couple of days later I heard that their…

Côte Brasserie Shrewsbury

The Boy and I found ourselves out and about for lunch recently. We fancied something relatively quick and tasty, but wanted a change from pub grub. Côte Brasserie Shrewsbury caught…

Shrewsbury Beer Festival 2023

The time has come and the Shrewsbury Beer Festival is in full swing once again. I wrote about it last year, and I am happy to tell you it’s even…

The George Ludlow

The mid-nineteenth century listing building, formerly a hotel, re-opened as The George Ludlow recently. It was one of those rare cases where a building has been brought back into use…

Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2023

Well, it was a sadly whistlestop tour of Shrewsbury Folk Festival for me this year, as I had a Shrewsbeer tour to give. But in those short hours I fell…

Unicorn Inn, Little Dawley

Well, after breaking the exclusive on the new management at the Unicorn Inn, I finally got to pay them a visit today. And what a wonderful pub it is. Little…

The Shropshire GOAT is one!

It’s hard to believe, but The Shropshire GOAT is celebrating its first birthday. It’s incredible to think that a whole year has passed since I moved to Telford and started…