Shropshire Lavender

I enjoyed a peaceful afternoon at Shropshire Lavender having tea and freshly made lavender scones in the lovely tea garden with my parents. We went to collect an order of beautiful smelling hand made soap, shower gel and hand cream made by Joanna Spence at the farm. Any bookings made
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Is Spring in the air?

Packed all of the Christmas cards and decorations away. Dusted and polished the furniture and spent a day in the garden. The Stanage B & B is sparkling and the garden is growing. Just in time for arriving guests.
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The River Severn at Coalport in Shropshire

A short drive along the River Severn from Ironbridge will take you to Coalport. There you can find the Tar Tunnel and the China Museum along with a some good pubs and lovely walks. Coalport is a 20 minute drive from The Stanage Bed and Breakfast in Telford and a
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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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Benthall Edge

Each time we venture out for a walk in this beautiful county of Shropshire there are more hidden gems to find. Yesterday we walked around Benthall Hall and found this lovely avenue of mature trees to stroll among and savour. A short drive down to Ironbridge after for coffee then
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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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Snowdrops at Attingham Park

2012 The snowdrops are already poking their heads out in our garden at The Stanage and I am sure that once again Attingham Park will be covered in them. National Trust Snowdrop walks start in February.   2011 Have just reminded myself that the snowdrops will soon be out and
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Wenlock Priory

If you are planning  a trip to Shropshire this year why not include a visit to this delightful English Heritage site. Much Wenlock is a 20 minute drive from The Stanage, Bed and Breakfast in  Telford.
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