The Wem ghost

After a fire destroyed Wem Town Hall, hundreds flocked to the town to witness its ghost.

Paul Holmyard – the ghost of Moreton Corbet Castle

To this day, the ghost of Paul Holymard is said to still stalk to ruined walls of Moreton Corbet Castle.

A brief history of Shrewsbury Abbey

Dating from the 11th century, Shrewsbury Abbey has a fascinating past.

Long-distance walks from Bishop’s Castle

If exploring Bishop’s Castle on foot takes your fancy, we can help. 

Simon Evans – the Postman Poet (1895–1940)

The name Simon Evans isn’t a household one, but the author, poet and broadcaster would have been well known in his day.

Stargazing on the Long Mynd

The Long Mynd is excellent for stargazing.

The ghost of Madam Pigott

Be on your guard when you visit Newport for here, they say, is the haunt of one of Shropshire’s most feared ghosts.

The Cottage Countess of Great Bolas

The tiny viallge of Great Bolas is unremarkable – apart from one story.

What Slow Travel means to us

The word ‘Slow’ is used a lot these days in terms of travel – but what does it actually mean?