The School House B&B Blog

The School House B&B’s Top 5 Ways to Explore Ludlow

2nd July 2021

Imagine you’ve just arrived in what John Betjeman described as “probably the loveliest town in England”. You want to see the town’s best features and attractions, but you don’t know where to start. Well, look no further than The School House B&B’s 'Top 5 Ways to Explore Ludlow'.

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It’s Not Easy Being Green

22nd February 2021

Those of us ‘of a certain age’ may remember a little puppet frog called Kermit sitting on a tree trunk, singing rather sadly about being the colour of leaves. But as the song goes “green is the colour of Spring” and that can only be a good thing.

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Four Historic Houses to Visit from The School House B&B

16th February 2021

Many of our guests enjoy a day out visiting one of the historic houses within easy reach of The School House. Fill up your flask, take a leisurely drive through beautiful countryside and enjoy the majestic houses and gardens that grace this part of the world. Here are four of our favourite historic houses to visit while staying here at The School House B&B.

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Our Top Five Books To Help You Discover Shropshire

2nd January 2021

With a population density of just 350 people per square mile (compared with over 15,000 in London), it’s easy to see why many people don’t even know where Shropshire is. This landlocked county, nestled between Wales and Birmingham, is one of England’s best-kept secrets. That’s where our ‘Top Five Books to Help You Discover Shropshire’ come in handy.

We have copies of each of them available while you stay at The School House.

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Three Recipes for Edible Gifts

4th December 2020

Edible gifts are always a winner in our family and over the years we have made various gifts from chocolates to chutney, gingerbread to gin. This year more than ever, people have been experimenting with different cakes and bakes so why not put some of those new-found skills to the test with some edible gifts?

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Enjoying Carding Mill Valley and The Long Mynd

22nd November 2020

We enjoyed a visit to Carding Mill Valley and The Long Mynd near Church Stretton on a cool but clear November day. This is National Trust managed area is one of the most popular destinations in the Shropshire Hills.

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Have You Got 2020 Vision?

5th January 2020

If you’re starting to look ahead to your 2020 holidays and breaks away, then look no further than The School House B&B’s guide to how to make 2020 a year to remember.

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Shropshire In September

25th August 2019

You don’t need to worry about the £ vs the $ if you enjoy a staycation in Shropshire this September. What you might need to watch out for is the lbs vs the waistline if you are not too careful though, as there are plenty of festivals to enjoy.

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Follow the Great Shropshire Cream Tea Trail

28th May 2019

Head out on the Great Shropshire Cream Tea Trail this summer for a taste of the Shropshire Hills (and you could win tickets to the Ludlow Food Festival too!).

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Spring Has Sprung!

8th March 2019

Spring is here – it’s official! It seems only yesterday that the snow was whipping along the valley, but that’s now given way to sunshine with daffodils, crocuses and blossom appearing in The School House garden.

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