Category: Local Area

National Trust Properties to Visit From Folly View

There are several National Trust Properties within easy driving distance of Folly View. Some of these National Trust properties are reached by drives through the beautiful South Shropshire countryside. To the south, in Herefordshire is Berrington Hall with a lovely walled garden,

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Tuffins Supermarket Goes Green

Tuffins, the local supermarket in Craven Arms, is going Green. They are putting in electric car charging points and they have fitted lots and lots of solar panels on their roof. What a positive way to invest profits.

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Three Tuns Brewery

The Three Tuns Brewery in Bishop’s Castle is the oldest licensed brewery in England. It was established on its current site in 1642, when it is believed to have been called The New Club. The name was changed to The Three Tuns

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Secret Gardens of Ludlow 2022

Secret Gardens of Ludlow is on the 19th June 2022, starting at noon and finishing at 6pm. There will be eleven gardens open to the public, some have been on the itinerary before. This year there are three new gardens to explore.

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Spring Marches On

We have had a few sunny days which make everything in nature burst into life. We have had the odd rainy day which, of course, helps. The daffodils are now past their best but there is so much out there to look

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Shrewsbury Music Festivals 2022

Over the coming year there a number of Music Festivals in Shrewsbury. Some are at The Quarry, Shrewsbury’s Park or at Greenhous West Mids Showground which is within easy reach of the town centre. Shrewsbury Fake Festival will be at The Quarry

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Dragonfly Hotspot

The Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre and Onny Meadows was the first designated Dragonfly Hotspot in England. It is an initiative first set up by The British Dragonfly Society in 2014 with places in Scotland first being awarded this designation, Dragonfly Hotspot. Dragonfly

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Things to Do in Church Stretton

My “Things to Do” series is carrying on, this time with Church Stretton. Church Stretton is the only town in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, all the hills surrounding are included within the designation. Carding Mill Valley is walking distance from

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Snowdrop Festival 2022

The snowdrops are pushing up through the ground. Millichope Park has three Snowdrop events. Sunday 13th 2022 9am until 4pm Sunday 20th 2022  2pm until 5pm this event is run in conjunction with NGS. Sunday 27th  2022 9a.m. until 4pm. Enjoy walking

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Valentine’s Ale Massacre 2022

This year will be the 10th Annual Valentine’s Ale Massacre. This event has become a mainstay on the calendar at Ludlow Brewery. There will be over twenty beers for you to sample. The Valentine’s Ale Massacre will be on over three days.

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