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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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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Lands End to John O’ Groats

This summer we  had a number of guests stopping over at The Stanage on their way to Lands End and John O’ Groats. Telford is on one of the routes. They all successfully completed their journey and hats off to them all for such an amazing accomplishment! One of our
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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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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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