Houses & Buildings
Built in 1671, Weston Park was the ancestral home to the Earls of Bradford. Set within 1,000 acres of historic ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland, the house contains internationally important collections of art and antiques. Weston was first mentioned in the Domesday Book! Venue for the annual V Festival in August.
National Trust 18th century mansion set in an extensive deer park. Set in beautiful parkland between Shrewsbury and the River Severn and home to a wide range of wildlife, with a main highlight including Deer Park.
Explore Boscobel’s fascinating history and discover the future King Charles II’s hiding places, including ‘The Royal Oak’ tree and secret priest hole.
Local paint manufacturer and Liberal MP Geoffrey Mander had been left the timber-framed Wightwick Manor by his father Theodore who, with his wife Flora had decorated its interiors with the designs of William Morris and his Arts and Crafts contemporaries.
National Trust property in Shropshire, Dudmaston Hall near Bridgnorth is a late 17th century mansion with an art collection and lakeside garden.
Wroxeter Roman City
Once the fourth largest city in Roman Britain, visitors can take a tour around the fascinating Wroxeter Roman City ruins, and explore the new Roman Town House, constructed as part of Channel 4’s ‘Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day’.
Stokesay Castle near Craven Arms is one of the many English Heritage properties in Shropshire. The finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England and is located in South Shropshire near the Welsh Border.
Stafford Festival Shakespeare has become on the Europe’s largest open air Shakespeare productions. Stafford Castle provides a striking background for an auditorium under the stars.
Experience life in a medieval castle. Explore Tudor Chambers, Victorian reception rooms and a Medieval Grand Hall! Events held throughout the year.
Experience life both upstairs and downstairs at Shugbrough Estate. Elegant mansion house, servants’ quarters, farm and dairy. Home to the annual Shugborough Game Fair and Proms.