Weston Park in Shropshire, England
Weston Park in Shropshire is a beautiful house and gardens located in England. The grounds are open to the public for all occasions and are a beautiful place to host a wedding or a family reunion. The grounds feature over 1,000 acres of gorgeous landscaping complete with quiet scenic corners and walking trails. The formal gardens are especially stunning and are the most scenic of all the areas of the gardens.
The Weston Park stately home itself features over 28 bedrooms and is full of the original furniture, oriental sculptures, and tapestries. Tour guides on hand know the history of the house and all of its rooms. There are over 3,000 books in the library to explore as well.
The Granary Farm Shop, Grill Restaurant & Art Gallery also offers a restaurant for the hungry traveler, and the farm shop is available for tourists to buy their own produce and foods to take back home with them for a little taste of Weston in their private kitchens. For those with relatives back home, there is a fully stocked coffee bar and gift shop in which to purchase trinkets for parents or little ones.
Weston Park address and hours
Shropshire TF11 8LE
Phone: +44 1952 852100
Weston Park is situated on the A5 at Weston-under-Lizard, just 30 minutes from Central Birmingham 3 miles off M54, Junction 3 and 8 miles off M6 Junction 12. You can also reach Weston Park via the M6 Toll Road.
Nearest train stations:
Telford - 12 minutes
Wolverhampton - 25 minutes
Stafford - 20 minutes
Opening hours vary, please see the website for details.
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Last updated by HannahLou on 17 October, 2010 in Destinations.