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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. Benthall Hall

Cosy log fire at The Stanage...

A warm welcome each morning 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 their breakfast. If...

BBC Winner in Much Wenlock...

The winner of the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming award for ‘Best Local Food Retailer’ for 2009 is A.Ryan and Son in Much Wenlock. I am pleased to tell you that all the sausages and bacon used at The Stanage B & B come from that very butcher. Not only do they supply us with vital breakfast...

Lawley Village Stores official opening...

Lawley Village Store is open for business Saturday the 10th of October saw the newly refurbished Premier store opening in Lawley Village. The new owners have made a wonderful start and we sincerely hope that business continues to be brisk for them. Lawley Village Stores are open 7 days a week Monday...

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...

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