The Pheasant Inn named County Pub of the Year

The Pheasant Inn in Wellington, home of Rowton Brewery, received the award for County Pub of The Year 2022 at the Telford & East Shropshire CAMRA AGM yesterday. The pub…

The Queens at Horton

If you fancy a pub lunch that’s a little bit extra, head to The Queens at Horton. A beautifully refurbished 19th-century building, they offer fantastic seasonal menus. We popped down…

A Lazy Shropshire Sunday

We popped to Wellington today, because we needed a bit of shopping, and we thought the little one might enjoy the Italian scooter rally being held there. Unfortunately, although the…

The Walnut, Wellington

I had been scoping out social media for The Walnut so I already had pretty high expectations. And because I’d done that, I was one of 5 lucky Instagram winners…

Festival of Imagination

A celebration of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site kicks off next week. Running from 12th September to 15th October, there is a massive programme happening. People say “something for…

Shrewsbury Beer Festival

The Shrewsbury Beer Festival is on now until Saturday 11th September. It is held in St Mary’s Church, which makes a beautiful backdrop for exploring the real ales on offer.…

Shrewsbury Cocktail Week: The Alb

Passing through town today for work (a spot of research at a vineyard which you’ll hear about later), I thought it would be rude not to sample the delights of…

Ginger and Spice Festival, Market Drayton

Run, run as fast as you can! The Ginger and Spice Festival is coming! There is a lot happening in Market Drayton on 24th September. Thanks to 200 years of…

Shropshire Oktoberfest

I’ll be honest, I’d spotted the advertising for Shropshire Oktoberfest, but I’d let it wash by me. As a non-local, I’d assumed that it would be one of those big…

September @ Christopher’s, Shifnal

CHRISTOPHER’S SHIFNAL – I have to admit, I am a real sucker for googling menus and food pics when I’m scoping out somewhere new. So when I heard about Christopher’s…