Stargazing in Shropshire
There are four Dark Sky Discovery Sites within the Shropshire Hills, all on or around the Long Mynd in Church Stretton. All four of these sites have the darkest ‘Milky Way Class Rating’, meaning that the skies become dark enough to see the Milky Way with the naked eye.
Our guide to cycling in Shropshire
With Tour de France well underway, it’s hard not to be inspired to get out and explore. The beautiful Shropshire Hills is a great place to cycle, with it’s rolling hills making it a suitable venture for both gentle or more challenging rides.
Let’s go green together at Marrington Escapes
Holidays shouldn’t be a hassle, which is why we’ve installed free EV charging points at all of our self-catering accommodation at Marrington. That means you can park up on the drive and retreat to the comfort of your cottage while your vehicle recharges ready for your next adventure.
Days out with Dad
With Father’s Day fast approaching, let’s celebrate whoever means ‘Dad’ to you with some amazing days out. Make some memories, and live in the moment with experiences.
Shropshire Events Guide for Summer 2022
When the warmer weather arrives, Shropshire comes alive with festivals and events. From couples wanting to soak in the sunshine, to families looking for activities to keep the group entertained, there is something for everyone.
Daytime Dates at Marrington Escapes
If you are looking to spend some quality time with your special someone, Marrington Escapes has a number of attractions locally that are perfect for the daytime dates and activities.
The Best Autumn Walks in Shropshire
Fancy yourself a keen walker? You’ve found just the place – Marrington Estate is the perfect base for those keen feet and a rural retreat – nestled in the countryside filled with rolling hills just waiting to be explored.
Bring Your Family Together with a Multi-generational Getaway
If your usual family time is being squeezed by a hectic home life, a multigenerational break might be the answer. Bringing everyone together gives you the chance to reconnect. It’s a time to laugh, celebrate, catch up, and create new lifelong memories.
Fill your day
Ring the changes - it's holiday time. Dig into some history with a visit to a castle or monument, shop your socks off with our array of independent quirky shops of just explore the riverside meadows and Shropshire hills. You, a map and a picnic, what's not to like?
The Great Outdoors
You've come to a rural retreat to feed your senses. Shropshire has wide open green spaces and big skies for great days out and when the sun sets, enjoy the unpolluted night sky and stargaze. From the river banks you can fish, otter spot and picnic in perfect peace.