Looking for some inspiration for your break? Make the most of your Marrington Escape with some tips and ideas to help you relax and discover the breath-taking beauty of our beautiful estate, as well as Shropshire and the Welsh Borders.

UK Family Road Trip Guide
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.
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Stargazing Weekend in Shropshire
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.
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Our Best Moments from 2022
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...
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New Adventures for 2023
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.
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9 Best Christmas Events in Shropshire 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.
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Alternative Bonfire Night Ideas
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?
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Scariest Things in Shropshire
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.
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Why You Should Book A Holiday Next To A River
Spending time next to water can do wonders for our physical and mental health. The Marrington Estate offers long walks alongside the River Camlad, with breath-taking views in and above the valley floor.
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Our Guide to Hiring A Private Chef
Got a big occasion to celebrate? If you are looking to pull out all the stops from the comfort of home, there is little better way to ensure the occasion goes off with a bang than hiring a private chef to serve up a feast of fine dining.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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