Henry Tudor Inn, Shrewsbury

After a 14-week refurbishment, the Henry Tudor Inn on Shrewsbury’s Wyle Cop has reopened. You know that I can’t resist a nosey around a newly refreshed pub. So I took…

Donnington Bonfire 2023

We headed out for the Donnington Bonfire last night and what a night it was. Admittedly the timings were changed at the last minute. You had to be on their…

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…

Shropshire Christmas Lights Switch On 2023

Given the amount of people who looked up the Bonfire Night listings, I thought a Shropshire Christmas lights directory was in order! It’s handy to find everything in one place…

The Big Blast: Wellington Cricket Club Fireworks

We battled through torrential rain, and then drizzle, then more rain, to attend the Wellington Cricket Club Fireworks last night. The Big Blast talked itself up as Wellington’s biggest firework…

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…

Shropshire Fireworks & Bonfire Night 2023

It feels like half term is a long time coming right? But for some reason we get Halloween and Bonfire Night all rolled up into one this year for the…

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…