Marrington Escapes Guidebook

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Marrington Escapes Guidebook

Local Food and Drink
From craft beers at the local pub to the region's favourite home menu delivery, if food miles matter, you're sorted. Venture out to the local farm shop, brewery or vineyard to tempt your tastebuds and try something new. Fresh and local at its best.
Take a trip to Ludlow Farmshop – a one-of-a-kind shopping environment where farming, passion for great food and retail come together to create an award-winning experience. At 40 minutes away the farm shop is well worth a visit for fresh, locally reared and produced food – 80% of the food sold comes from Shropshire and surrounding counties and around half is made on site.
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Ludlow Farm Shop
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Take a trip to Ludlow Farmshop – a one-of-a-kind shopping environment where farming, passion for great food and retail come together to create an award-winning experience. At 40 minutes away the farm shop is well worth a visit for fresh, locally reared and produced food – 80% of the food sold comes from Shropshire and surrounding counties and around half is made on site.
Arrange a talk or tasting event at Monty’s Brewery, or call in for a beer as you head into Mid Wales. Take in the start of the art development brewery where staff at Monty’s Brewery create new recipes, produce experimental brews and explore flavour profiles of the latest hop varieties.
Monty's Brewery - Main Facility
Arrange a talk or tasting event at Monty’s Brewery, or call in for a beer as you head into Mid Wales. Take in the start of the art development brewery where staff at Monty’s Brewery create new recipes, produce experimental brews and explore flavour profiles of the latest hop varieties.
Take a visit to our local Nags Head Inn; an independent restaurant serving high quality, local and fresh produce.
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The Nags Head Inn
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Take a visit to our local Nags Head Inn; an independent restaurant serving high quality, local and fresh produce.
Based a 15 minute drive away from the Marrington grounds; the Raven Inn promises to deliver a seasonal menu using the freshest ingredients from local suppliers.
Raven Inn
Based a 15 minute drive away from the Marrington grounds; the Raven Inn promises to deliver a seasonal menu using the freshest ingredients from local suppliers.
Kerry Vale Vineyard is a real gem. This award-winning family-run vineyard, owned by husband and wife team Russell and Jan Cooke, was planted in 2010. It is home to 6,000 vines, with four varieties – Rondo, Pinot Noir, Phoenix & Solaris, all ideally suited to our English climate. Visit, tour, taste and buy – there’s always an event to tempt you.
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Kerry Vale Vineyard
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Kerry Vale Vineyard is a real gem. This award-winning family-run vineyard, owned by husband and wife team Russell and Jan Cooke, was planted in 2010. It is home to 6,000 vines, with four varieties – Rondo, Pinot Noir, Phoenix & Solaris, all ideally suited to our English climate. Visit, tour, taste and buy – there’s always an event to tempt you.
Based in Welshpool; the Royal Oak Hotel offers seasonal menus captivating the tastes of Mid Wales using the finest local ingredients. The coaching inn dates back to the 1600s!
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The Royal Oak Hotel
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Based in Welshpool; the Royal Oak Hotel offers seasonal menus captivating the tastes of Mid Wales using the finest local ingredients. The coaching inn dates back to the 1600s!
In the heart of Shropshire, the Three Tuns Brewery dates back to the 17th Century and holds tradition in the highest regard, which is why their legendary ales are made the traditional way, using only the finest ingredients to give each one its own unique Three Tuns Brewery flavour.
The Three Tuns Brewery
In the heart of Shropshire, the Three Tuns Brewery dates back to the 17th Century and holds tradition in the highest regard, which is why their legendary ales are made the traditional way, using only the finest ingredients to give each one its own unique Three Tuns Brewery flavour.
The Lowfield Inn is a beautiful country pub and inn set in the heart of the Shropshire / Powys countryside in the small village of Marton.
The Lowfield Inn
The Lowfield Inn is a beautiful country pub and inn set in the heart of the Shropshire / Powys countryside in the small village of Marton.
If you have some furry friends staying with you, the Castle Hotel is dog friendly!
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Castle Hotel
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If you have some furry friends staying with you, the Castle Hotel is dog friendly!
If you are looking to dine out with your furry friend, the Dragon Hotel welcomes dogs!
The Dragon Hotel
If you are looking to dine out with your furry friend, the Dragon Hotel welcomes dogs!
If you are heading over to Shrewsbury, the Lion Hotel is dog friendly and is perfect for grabbing a bite to eat, or to relax with a drink.
The Lion Hotel
If you are heading over to Shrewsbury, the Lion Hotel is dog friendly and is perfect for grabbing a bite to eat, or to relax with a drink.
Fill Your Day
Discover ancient monuments, wide open spaces and soak up the atmosphere of indie shops, cafes and bars. Shropshire has great food and drink, friendly locals, and all manner of things to see and do. Best of all, it’s all crowd free and off the beaten track.
Experience wonderful vineyard tours with tastings at this family run must see destination on your doorstep. Stunning scenery with café – eat, drink or visit.
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Kerry Vale Vineyard
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Experience wonderful vineyard tours with tastings at this family run must see destination on your doorstep. Stunning scenery with café – eat, drink or visit.
Ever wondered what an 18th century working farm feels like? Acton Scott is a wonderful experience for all the family to enjoy.
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Acton Scott Historic Working Farm
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Ever wondered what an 18th century working farm feels like? Acton Scott is a wonderful experience for all the family to enjoy.
Built around 1200 as a medieval fortress, this castle sits high on a rock above its world-famous gardens and has one of the planet’s great collections of art and historical objects.
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National Trust - Powis Castle and Garden
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Built around 1200 as a medieval fortress, this castle sits high on a rock above its world-famous gardens and has one of the planet’s great collections of art and historical objects.
On your doorstep, the Castle originates from 1223. Take a walk around where the ancient walls stood and immerse yourself in its rich history. Then enjoy Montgomery itself – perfect for ambling, quaint shopping and café culture.
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Montgomery
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On your doorstep, the Castle originates from 1223. Take a walk around where the ancient walls stood and immerse yourself in its rich history. Then enjoy Montgomery itself – perfect for ambling, quaint shopping and café culture.
Thriving Shrewsbury features 660 listed buildings and the longest run of independent shops in the country! And, it’s the birthplace of Charles Darwin to boot. Explore endless boutiques and eateries on the cobbled back streets or follow the winding River on a boat trip.
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Shrewsbury
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Thriving Shrewsbury features 660 listed buildings and the longest run of independent shops in the country! And, it’s the birthplace of Charles Darwin to boot. Explore endless boutiques and eateries on the cobbled back streets or follow the winding River on a boat trip.
In an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this town is renowned worldwide for its geology with some of the oldest rock formations in existence. Lovely busy town with the Long Mynd rising above the west for gliding, hang gliding … or just walking.
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Church Stretton
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In an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this town is renowned worldwide for its geology with some of the oldest rock formations in existence. Lovely busy town with the Long Mynd rising above the west for gliding, hang gliding … or just walking.
The Ironbridge Gorge is a deep gorge, containing the River Severn in Shropshire, England. It was first formed by a glacial overflow from the long drained away Lake Lapworth, at the end of the last ice age.
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Ironbridge Gorge Civil Parish
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The Ironbridge Gorge is a deep gorge, containing the River Severn in Shropshire, England. It was first formed by a glacial overflow from the long drained away Lake Lapworth, at the end of the last ice age.
Perfect for families! Rocket yourself back to the age of steam and see life more than 100 years ago at the open-air museum! Have fun at their amazing Outdoor Adventure.
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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Perfect for families! Rocket yourself back to the age of steam and see life more than 100 years ago at the open-air museum! Have fun at their amazing Outdoor Adventure.
Enginuity is a fun-filled, hands (& feet)-on science and engineering centre, with something for everyone to enjoy!
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Enginuity
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Enginuity is a fun-filled, hands (& feet)-on science and engineering centre, with something for everyone to enjoy!
Neighbourhoods
Marrington Escapes is situated within Chirbury, a quiet village with Shropshire.
Chirbury
Marrington Escapes is situated within Chirbury, a quiet village with Shropshire.
Montgomery is a town and community in the Welsh Marches, administratively in the Welsh county of Powys. It is the traditional county town of the historic county of Montgomeryshire to which it gives its name.
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Montgomery
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Montgomery is a town and community in the Welsh Marches, administratively in the Welsh county of Powys. It is the traditional county town of the historic county of Montgomeryshire to which it gives its name.
City/town information
Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, in western England. It sits inside a loop of the River Severn, and its Tudor centre is lined with half-timbered houses. The medieval, red-brick Shrewsbury Castle houses the Shropshire Regimental Museum, where military artefacts include uniforms and weaponry. St Chad's Church is defined by its unique circular nave, and St Mary’s Church has elaborate stained-glass windows.
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Shrewsbury
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Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, in western England. It sits inside a loop of the River Severn, and its Tudor centre is lined with half-timbered houses. The medieval, red-brick Shrewsbury Castle houses the Shropshire Regimental Museum, where military artefacts include uniforms and weaponry. St Chad's Church is defined by its unique circular nave, and St Mary’s Church has elaborate stained-glass windows.
Bishop's Castle is a market town in the south west of Shropshire, England. According to the 2011 Census it had a population of 1,893. Bishop's Castle is 1.5 miles east of the Wales-England border, about 20 miles north-west of Ludlow and about 20 miles south-west of Shrewsbury.
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Bishop's Castle
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Bishop's Castle is a market town in the south west of Shropshire, England. According to the 2011 Census it had a population of 1,893. Bishop's Castle is 1.5 miles east of the Wales-England border, about 20 miles north-west of Ludlow and about 20 miles south-west of Shrewsbury.