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Autumn at The Stanage...

Autum steps Lovely colours and beautiful sunshine captured at the weekend in our garden. The Stanage with Autumn colours 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...

North Shropshire...

Llangollen canal Leave The Stanage and drive north/west  along the A5 and visit first Oswestry and then go to Whittington( A495) where you will find a truly beautiful little castle set with moat and lawns. Lots of history to discover and well worth a visit. Wittington Castle Leave and head for...

Telford Steam Railway...

Telford Steam Railway Why not come and stay at The Stanage when visiting the Telford Steam Railway. We are a 20 minute walk away or 5 minutes in the car. Next year the line expects to add Lawley Station and future plans are to complete the line down to the Ironbridge Gorge. Driver experience days...

Carnivorous plants in Telford...

Just a 5 minute drive from The Stanage you will find the National Collection of carnivorous plants, both Sarracinias and Venus Fly Traps. www.carnivorousplants.uk.com Carnivorous plants in Telford Contact Mike King if you wish to visit. I purchased 3 recently to keep the fly population down. They are...

A warm welcome at The Stanage, Telford...

New colour for the front door at The Stanage We decided on a change of colour. Gone from “Stanage blue” to the new and brighter “Stanage red!” Just have to paint the gates to match. Maybe later. I remember reading that having a red purse was lucky, hope it also applies to...

Horsehay Pool, Telford...

Ducks on Horsehay Pool, Telford A walk from The Stanage to Horsehay Pool will take about twenty minutes and you can extend that by visiting Horsehay Village Golf Club and Driving Range or Meadowdale Garden Centre, passing both places on your way. Once at the pool you can feed the ducks and geese...

Little Nell at Tong Church...

An afternoon excursion from The Stanage in Telford A recent visit to Tong Church with a friend found us hunting for the grave of Little Nell and we managed to find it with help from another visitor. This is as it says on the grave stone the ‘reputed grave’ of the character from Charles Dickens story...

The Wrekin...

The Wrekin is less than 4 miles by road from The Stanage B and B and is a favourite walk for locals and tourists. The Wrekin, one of the highest points in Shropshire There is plenty of parking available and the views from the top of Shropshire and beyond are worth the walk. There is a good path to the...

Regular visitors to The Stanage...

Each day we fill the bird feeders with nuts and fat balls and have attracted many birds to the garden. These include Robins, Sparrows, Magpies, the Lesser spotted woodpecker, Mistle thrush, Song thrush, Blackbird, Stonechat, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Nuthatch, Wren, Great tit, Blue tit, Collared dove, Pigeon...

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