Shropshire’s Top 5 Afternoon Tea Spots to Treat Your Mum This Mother’s Day
17th March 2023
A quintessential English classic. What better way to treat your loved ones than with an indulgent afternoon tea in Shropshire? With Mother’s Day fast approaching, the perfect opportunity lies within a delicious spread of dainty, finger sandwiches and the finest patisserie for miles.
Celebrating Our Trio of Talented Women
8th March 2023
For International Women’s Day, we’re shining the light on some of our inspirational women behind the scenes. Passionate about the Estate, and its potential – our trio of talented women are at the forefront of everything we do at Marrington; from attracting new faces, maintaining the Estate and welcoming back old friends.
10 Tasks for Your Garden in March
6th March 2023
One of the last months of gentle pottering before the busy gardening season begins. Enjoy the first signs of Spring, with flowering bulbs, and wildlife awakening after hibernation. Jobs for the month include prepping pots, borders and vegetable beds ready for the height of spring time.
Best Bites of Shrewsbury
24th February 2023
If you are on the look out to experience some of the best flavours of Shrewsbury, we’ve pulled together a few of our favourites - sharing much-loved restaurants, cafés and bars, all of which can be discovered upon your visit to Shrewsbury and its historic town centre.
5 Things We Love About Marrington
10th February 2023
As snowdrops emerge from the forest floors, bustling woodland birds search for safe places to nest and the days get gradually longer; we’ve been reflecting on our favourite things about the Marrington Estate.
UK Family Road Trip Guide
27th January 2023
Road trips can be a fun and exciting way to bond with your family, but they can also be long and tiresome if you’re not prepared. Before you set off, take some time to plan ahead. Here are just a few ideas to help keep the whole car[go] happy during the drive.
Stargazing Weekend in Shropshire
20th January 2023
Winter brings longer nights, meaning we have more time to see the stars. Thanks to our remote location, there's little light pollution meaning there is more to gain with the naked eye, looking at the night sky and stars.
Our Best Moments from 2022
1st January 2023
Happy New Year from all the team at Marrington Escapes. We wish you a 2023 that is filled with adventure and magic. Here are some of our best moments from the last 12 months...
New Adventures for 2023
27th December 2022
Our collection of newly renovated luxury self-catering barns, farmhouses, 16th century hall and riverside mill make for great countryside getaways. Enjoy new adventures in 2023 on the Marrington Estate, perfect for large gatherings of friends and families.
9 Best Christmas Events in Shropshire 2022
17th November 2022
With the days becoming frosty, and the shops filled with gift ideas – Christmas is just around the corner. Shropshire truly comes alive during the festive season, with plenty of fun days out and places to explore for the whole family.
Alternative Bonfire Night Ideas
4th November 2022
On the 5th November each year, thousands of people from across the United Kingdom traditionally light bonfires, watch firework displays and light sparklers to celebrate Bonfire Night. Whilst many enjoy traditional bonfire night celebrations, why not explore some alternative ways to celebrate?
Scariest Things in Shropshire
28th October 2022
Spooky season or not, Shropshire is known for being one of England’s most haunted counties. With ghosts, ghouls and phantoms rumoured to inhabit many of the old towns and villages – lots of sighting’s date back centuries, in line with its historic buildings.