Open Garden Day – The Vineyard, Weston

The Vineyard, Weston-under-Redcastle, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5JY

by kind invitation of Peter and Susan Norbury

Sunday 31st May 2015 11am-5pm Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door includes light refreshments.

Don’t miss this opportunity to visit a beautiful country house in ancient parkland, with spectacular views, wonderful gardens and woodland.

Hawkstone Hall Open Days

Hawkstone Hall and Gardens will be open to the public daily from Thursday 14th to Wednesday 27th August between 1 and 5 pm.

More information available from The Secretary, Hawkstone Hall, Marchamley SY4 5LG: Tel: 01630-685242 or email

Mothers Day 2014 Lunch at Hawkstone Hall

Mothers Day Lunch available at Hawkstone Hall, Marchamley on Sunday 30th March 2014.

Pre booking essential, for a menu and booking form please contact the Secretary 01630 685242 – email

Shropshire Hand Made and Vintage Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November 10.00 a.m – 3.00 p.m at Hodnet Hall Gardens. 30+ stalls selling homemade homewares and vintage accessories. Access to 60 acres of renowned landscape gardens. Hot food, childrens craft tent, live music, childrens trail. Reduced admission, adults £3.00 children under 16’s free.

For further information about the gardens including directions and contact details, go […]

Christmas Lunches at Hawkstone Hall 2013

Christmas Lunches will be available at Hawkstone Hall on selected dates in December.

Please telephone 01630 685242 or email for further details.

Have you ever seen a glow worm?

Hodnet’s glow worms are locally famous, but have you ever seen them?

If not, and assuming you’d like to, would you know what you are looking for, or where?

Perhaps the simplest way to see them is to join a late evening trip being organised by members of the Hodnet Footpath Group, as per their notice below:

The number of […]

Hawkstone Scenic Fun Ride

Funride with your horse or pony in the beautiful Shropshire countryside

Approximately 12 miles with opptional jumps

First rider leaves at 10am and slots available until 2.30pm

Sunday 8th September 2013

Parking at The Citadel, Weston under Redcastle, nr Hodnet Use postcode SY4 5JY for SAT.NAVs

Adult riders £15. Junior riders £12

Organised by Hodnet 2000 Educational Trust charity

Permissive Path Opening

Over 20 people gathered on the evening of 11th June (2013) at the top end of Shropshire’s first permissive footpath which completes the pedestrian access route from Hodnet to Marchamley to hear the story of how the path came to be, and to see Councillor Karen Calder cut the ribbon and declare the path officially open.

Richard Underwood (Hodnet Parish […]

Plant Hunters Fair

Plant Hunters Fair at Hodnet Hall

The 3rd Plant hunters fair at Hodnet Hall Gardens, Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of June.

Gate opens 10 a.m. last entrance 5 p.m.

Entrance at the special event rate of £3.00 for adults , under 16’s free.

Nurseries and traders attending include;

Architectural Impact, Chris Cooke Plants, Conquest Plants Nursery, Green’s Leaves, […]

Shropshire Hand Made and Vintage Fair at Hodnet Hall

Sunday 12th May 10.00 a.m – 3.00 p.m 40+ stalls selling homemade homewares and vintage accessories access to 60 acres of fantastic landscape gardens at their most colourful in May


Refreshment, food, live music, craft tent Charity prize raffle for Hodnet Scouts and Guides Reduced admission, adults £3.00 children under 16 free

For further information about the gardens including […]

Hodnet Primary school run the tearooms

Hodnet Hall Gardens open for the first time in 2013 on Easter Sunday and Monday and the mums and dads from Hodnet school are the chefs and waiters.

Wrap up warm and come for a big walk and then have a rest in the tearooms and sample our lovely food – the tearooms are open from 12pm and we promise […]

Hawkstone Hall Open Day

Spring Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May 2013, 12noon – 5pm

Visit this beautiful house and gardens.

There will also be a BBQ, a variety of stalls, refreshments and a licenced bar available.

Tickets can be purchased in advance:

Adults £5.00 Children £2.00 (under 5’s free) Family Ticket £11.00 (2 Adults +2 Children)

Contact: The Secretary, Hawkstone Hall, Marchamley SY4 5LG


Christmas Craft Fair At Hodnet Hall Gardens

Sunday 25th November. Over 25 stalls selling local, handmade gifts and food. Entry to the fair and the gardens £3 each. Under 16’s free. Open 10.00 a.m – 3.00 p.m. Tea rooms open for light refreshments. A unique opportunity to do some Christmas shopping and explore 60 acres of magnificent gardens.


For information on opening days, entry charges, […]

Hawkstone Fun Ride

Sunday 9th September 2012 – Start at 10.00 a.m. final riders away at 2.30 p.m.

In region of 50 senior and 30 junior jumps, all of which are optional, with the rare opportunity to ride through 11 to 12 miles of the most beautifully unspoilt Shropshire countryside. Come and enjoy a fantastic day out full of adventure and excitement

Ticket […]

Another opportunity to see Hodnet’s Glow-worms

The weather may have put some people off joining last Friday’s glow-worm walk, but it did not deter the glow-worms. The highest number this year were spotted, fifty-nine in all. For a report, including video see here.

The Footpath Group’s guides are offering to repeat the session, next Friday evening – 29th June, in the hope of a slightly warmer […]