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September 2018

Midland Game Fair House Party Package

14th September 2018 - 16th September 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom

Weston is host to the annual Midland Game Fair, one of the largest shows dedicated to country sports and rural life. You can have the ultimate experience of enjoying the show from the comfort of your very own stately home. On Friday night guests will enjoy dinner in the Granary Grill on the estate before returning to the House for a night cap by the Library fire. After a day at the show a seasonal 5-course tasting menu will be…

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Fungi Walk

23rd September 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Do you know your Deathcap from your Puffball?  Find out everything you ever wanted to know about Fungi with Neville Walters from the Staffordshire Fungus Group as he leads the hunt for mushrooms in the woods at Weston. Find out what is safe to pick, how best to cook with fungi and the myths and legends surrounding this extraordinary fruit. Walk starts at 10.30am from the Admissions Office. The walk is extremely popular and places are pre-booked only, please call 01952 852104…

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October 2018

“Halloween Horrors”

30th October 2018 - 3rd November 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Half Term Opening Monday 29th October - Sunday 4th November Temple Wood and the Woodland Adventure Playground are open daily throughout the October half term holidays.  Children can let off some steam in our much loved Woodland Adventure Playground. The Miniature Railway will be also be running, taking riders around the beautiful autumnal woodland. Standard Temple Wood Pricing applies Halloween Horrors Tuesday 30th October - Saturday 3rd November Join us for spooky half term fun at Weston Park! Kids can get creative with creepy…

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November 2018

Above and Below – John Scott Martin

1st November 2018 - 30th November 2018
Granary Art Gallery

Paintings and Linocuts of Mining and Miners by John Scott Martin  PPRBSA  ARSMA  FRSA Cramped, claustrophobic spaces contrasting with deep black voids are highlighted with flashes the brightest light to give John’s paintings and prints a sense of drama. He uses collages of papers to depict massive bulks of rough hewn timber juxtaposed with hard rock. Miners are visualised making the steep ascent up wooden ladders towards the daylight after many hours toiling in the hot, dank atmosphere of the…

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Artist Talk by John Scott Martin

1st November 2018
Granary Art Gallery

To follow the preview of his exhibition Above & Below John Scott Martin will give an illustrated talk on his work inspired by mines and mining. This work has developed over the last 50 years. John was born in the Nottinghamshire mining village of Hucknall at a time when there were four working pits. John’s grandfather was a miner and it was this that sparked his interest in mining. As a result of frequent visits to the mining districts of…

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Autumn Flavours Dine & Stay

3rd November 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Cosy up and enjoy a weekend filled with delicious flavours. Check in at 2pm and make yourself at home in your own luxurious bedroom. Wrap up warm and go for a walk around the autumnal park before getting ready for an evening of foodie goodness. Following a Champagne reception in the Marble Halls, a 5-course tasting menu crafted by our team of Chefs, featuring local seasonal produce, will be served in the Dining Room. After dinner guests can relax in…

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Bonfire & Fireworks

4th November 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Come along to one of the regions largest and most spectacular bonfire celebrations with entertainment for all the family. The giant bonfire is lit at 5.30pm with two fantastic displays rocketing into action at 6pm and 7.30pm. There is plenty on offer with a fun fair, food stalls and licensed bar all set in 1,000 acres of Capability Brown Parkland. Gates open at 3pm Advance ticket box office is now closed.  Tickets on the night £20 per car on the…

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Autumn Walk

4th November 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Our Education department provides a year round programme of walks in the parkland, woodlands, gardens and pleasure grounds. View the stunning autumnal colours in vivid showers of reds, ambers and golds across the Parkland. Head Gardener Martin Gee will lead the Autumn Walk through the Park and will talk about the wide variety of tree species on the estate, explore sites of historic interest and areas not normally accessible to the visiting public. After walking up an appetite why not enjoy Sunday…

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December 2018

Christmas Food & Craft Fayre

1st December 2018 - 2nd December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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With over 100 indoor and outdoor stalls, the Christmas Fayre is the ideal place to pick up gifts and festive food and drink. Take a ride on the Miniature Railway, tuck into a delicious hog roast or enjoy lunch in the Granary Grill. Over in the Granary Deli you can make up your own hampers, create the perfect cheeseboard and choose from a wide range of stocking fillers and gifts for the foodie in the family. The House, beautifully decorated…

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Festive Afternoon Teas

1st December 2018 - 2nd December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Combine a visit to the Christmas Food and Craft Fayre with Afternoon Tea in the Victorian Orangery. Pick up delicious festive food and unusual, thoughtful gifts from over 100 stalls at the Christmas Food and Craft Fayre. Take a break from the shopping with a stroll out the decorated House, then relax in the Victorian Orangery with a deliciously festive Afternoon Tea. On the menu will feature an array of seasonal treats hand crafted by our Pastry Chef. Festive Afternoon…

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Christmas Dine & Stay

14th December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Start the festive season in style with a very special night away. The House exudes the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas, from roaring log fires, mince pies and mulled wine to twinkling decorations, truly decking the halls. Your bedroom will be ready from 2pm so you can make yourself at home, wrap up warm and then explore our brand new Enchanted Weston experience. On your return, freshly baked warm mince pies and a Christmas Cocktail will be served in…

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NEW for 2018 – Enchanted Weston – SOLD OUT

14th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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New for 2018 - join us this December to see the beautiful Temple Wood lit with magical, captivating lights. As night falls, visitors to the Enchanted Weston experience will follow an illuminated trail over half a mile through the woodland on a serene and magical walk. Picking out some of the scenic landmarks, towering trees and other hidden delights of Weston Park, the half-mile woodland walk will create an enchanting backdrop to an unforgettable festive night out for children and…

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Christmas Dine & Stay

15th December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Start the festive season in style with a very special night away. The House exudes the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas, from roaring log fires, mince pies and mulled wine to twinkling decorations, truly decking the halls. Your bedroom will be ready from 2pm so you can make yourself at home, wrap up warm and then explore our brand new Enchanted Weston experience. On your return, freshly baked warm mince pies and a Christmas Cocktail will be served in…

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Christmas Carols & Lunch

19th December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Join us for carols in the Marble Halls with the "Castle Belles" singers followed by a four-course lunch in the beautiful Dining Room. You will be greeted with a warm winter cup on arrival and enjoy rousing carol singing before lunch is served. Following lunch you can enjoy a walk through the formal gardens and parkland. Carol service starts at 12noon, followed by lunch in the Dining Room at 1:30pm. £40 per person   Pre-booking is required by calling Emily Thompson on…

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Christmas Dine & Stay

21st December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Start the festive season in style with a very special night away. The House exudes the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas, from roaring log fires, mince pies and mulled wine to twinkling decorations, truly decking the halls. Your bedroom will be ready from 2pm so you can make yourself at home, wrap up warm and then explore our brand new Enchanted Weston experience. On your return, freshly baked warm mince pies and a Christmas Cocktail will be served in…

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Christmas Dine & Stay

22nd December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Start the festive season in style with a very special night away. The House exudes the sights, sounds and smells of Christmas, from roaring log fires, mince pies and mulled wine to twinkling decorations, truly decking the halls. Your bedroom will be ready from 2pm so you can make yourself at home, wrap up warm and then explore our brand new Enchanted Weston experience. On your return, freshly baked warm mince pies and a Christmas Cocktail will be served in…

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Christmas Carols and Sunday Lunch

23rd December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Join us at St Andrew's Parish Church on the Weston Park estate for a carol service with the 'Castle Belles' singers. On return to the House you will greeted with a Winter Cup before enjoying a 4-course Sunday Lunch in the Dining Room. Following lunch you can enjoy a walk through the formal gardens and parkland. Carol service starts at 12noon, followed by lunch in the Dining Room at 1:30pm. £40 per person   Pre-booking is required by calling Emily Thompson on 01952…

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Christmas Park Opening

26th December 2018 - 1st January 2019
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Walk off those Christmas indulgences and escape from the washing up and wrapping paper with a walk around the Park. The Granary Grill & Deli will be open serving freshly brewed coffee, bacon sandwiches, homemade cakes, hearty lunches and light bites. The Miniature Railway will be running every day taking visitors through the scenic beauty of Temple Wood on a 12 minute train ride.  12noon - 3pm (weather permitting) 11am – 3pm (last admission 2.30pm) £3 per person Miniature Railway…

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Twixmas Afternoon Tea

27th December 2018 - 28th December 2018
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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The perfect festive treat – with not a turkey in sight! Enjoy a wintery walk around the scenic Parkland, then come inside and warm up in the Weston Park House by roaring fires, with the House dressed for the occasion. Finish your day with a delicious, delicate Afternoon Tea in the Victorian Orangery. Twixmas Afternoon Tea is the perfect opportunity to get out of the house, away from all the crazy and enjoy something special yet seasonal this Christmas break.…

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January 2019

New Year’s Walk

January 6
Weston Park, Weston Park
Shifnal, Telford, Shropshire TF11 8LE United Kingdom
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Join Head Gardener Martin Gee for a guided walk around Capability Brown’s landscaped parkland.  The three and half mile walk explores areas of the Park that are not normally accessible to the visiting public and includes a climb up to Knoll Tower to see the views across Shropshire to the Wrekin Hill and beyond. Martin’s knowledge of the estate is vast and makes for a very informative walk and is ideal for blowing away the cobwebs after the festive season.…

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