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Marie Kreft lives in Birmingham, a short hop from Shropshire to where she and her family escape at weekends for long walks and big dinners. Marie loves camping, real ale, old music, new theatre, cooking, backpacking, rail travel, secondhand books, odd historical facts, vintage shops, and spending time with her husband and son - who have helped her to slow down and enjoy the little things in life. Marie is a former winner of the Bradt / Independent on Sunday travel-writing competition.

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Shropshire fidget pie

The delicious fidget pie, filled with gammon, onion and cider, has experienced a revival in recent years.


Five reasons to visit Shropshire

Even when you’re full of fidget pie, Shropshire has so much more to give.


The best pub and restaurant accommodation in Shropshire

Shropshire is blessed with plenty of fantastic pub and restaurant accommodation – here is our pick of the best.