Wroxeter Roman Villa,Shropshire

Many of you are no doubt watching the Channel 4 programme on a Thursday¬† evening about the construction of a Roman Villa at Wroxeter in Shropshire. ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’ I was amazed the first time I went to Wroxeter, to see what was the Roman city of
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Attingham Park in Shropshire

We joined The National Trust this week and our first visit, as members, was to the beautiful grounds of nearby Attingham Park. Owing to the severe winter the snowdrops will be late this year. It looks like we will have to visit in a couple of weeks time to see
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Little Wenlock

We had a lovely walk from The Stanage this morning to Little Wenlock. The walk is just under 2 miles in each direction and on a mild New Years Day it was just the job. It was good to be able to walk and not slide along the lanes as
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Christmas Day along the Shropshire Union Canal

Christmas Day and we decided to stay on flat ground with all the snow in Shropshire. A beautiful sunny day so we drove from The Stanage in Telford to Market Drayton and had an enchanting, and very cold walk along the Shropshire Union canal. It was lovely to see so
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Sunny seat at The Stanage in Shropshire

Even on an Autumn day you can still find a sunny seat in the garden to while away an afternoon and get some fresh air. The bird feeders are full and plenty of water in their bath so they can enjoy the sunshine with you. We love watching the garden
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Weston Park in Autumn

A beautiful sunny afternoon in Weston Park, Shropshire today and later a spectacular bonfire and firework display. Hundreds of families enjoyed a grand afternoon and evening with funfair and fireworks. The weather was kind and not too chilly. Wonderful homemade cupcakes from ‘The Little Round Cake Company’. Thank you they
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Ironbridge walking festival on Benthall Edge

NEW FOR 2012 For more information about this years walking festival visit the link below http://www.visitironbridge.co.uk/things-to-do/events-and-festivals/may-june/725-ironbridge-gorge-walking-festival– At The Stanage B & B we have a good selection of local walking guides and maps for you to borrow during your stay. Most of our guides take in the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge
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Benthall Hall, Broseley

We found this lovely National Trust property on a windy afternoon in December. Although it was closed to the public it was a still worth the short drive from The Stanage to walk along the footpath in front and photograph the house and gardens.
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Cosy log fire at The Stanage

With the weather continuing to be very cold there is nothing nicer than to come down to breakfast at The Stanage, Telford and sit by a roaring log fire. We have a log fire each morning through the winter months and most guests find it hard to leave after eating
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Autumn at The Stanage

Lovely colours and beautiful sunshine captured at the weekend in our garden. The leaves may be falling however the bees continue to fly with the beautiful warm sunshine. Geraniums planted earlier in the year are spectacular pinks and reds giving a warm glow to the garden.  
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