Goldstone Gardens

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Our Kitchen Garden

Our Georgian country house hotel in Shropshire is admired locally for its glorious and award winning garden. However, not everyone knows that we also have one of the U.K.’s largest kitchen gardens, which lies at the centre of every guests experience when they visit Goldstone Hall Hotel. Garden of Plenty With luscious produce cultivated in […]

Shropshire business meeting

Looking for the Perfect Venue for a Corporate Retreat?

Nestled in the stunning Shropshire countryside, Goldstone Hall Hotel offers the ideal environment for a corporate retreat. Whether you’re looking to host a meeting, deliver a presentation or arrange a function, our hotel provides the perfect balance of inspiring surroundings and a variety of spaces that give your team time for reflection yet allows privacy […]

Gardens and Gourmet

For those in the know, Shropshire is described as England’s best kept secret. For those who have yet to visit, using our Georgian country house hotel as a base to explore the splendid county is a must. Our luxurious and comfortable hotel, set in the heart of the English countryside, provides the perfect gateway to […]

Crocus flower Goldstone Hall

Goldstone February Gardening Notes

All of a sudden the garden is transforming with spring around the corner. As I write this the sun is blazing and the thermometer has hit 14˚c. Head gardener, Nick is in full pruning mode with the roses being given their final prune in the wedding walkway to the Oak Barn where our ceremonies are […]

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Goldstone through the Seasons – Winter Gardens

Many like to stay indoors during the Winter, but if you are brave enough to step outside, there is an abundance of nature to see, not least the beautiful snowdrop. For galanthophiles all over the country, now is the time to grab the woolly hat, waterproof and head outdoors. Our Goldstone snowdrops have been making […]

Top tips for winter gardening jobs

As winter descends upon us and the warm weather fades, most head indoors. For those of us who love to garden, now is the time to make your final preparations before the cold spell sets in. At Goldstone Hall Hotel, we are proud to have an award winning garden open to our guests, including a […]

November Gardening Notes

The orange roses at the car park entrance are still flowering spectacularly and tones magnificently with the autumn leaves. (Rosas ‘Whiskey Mac’ and Hot Chocolate). The Beech hedge surrounding the kitchen garden is in an autumnal patina. Beech is unusual in that as a tree its leaves drop, but in a hedge they remain on […]

Spice up your life this Autumn

The nights are drawing in and the temperature has plummeted, so what better way to get warm and cosy than by relaxing near a log fire and enjoying a spicy gin and tonic!  At Goldstone Hall Hotel we have the perfect setting for you to do just that, and what’s more, we have even crafted […]

October Garden Notes

Roses along the Oak Pavilion Walk are flowering wonderfully; the blue/purple ones (‘Rhapsody in Blue’) are beautifully scented. The Bishop’s Children Dahlia’s are still spectacular in the cutting garden–frost willing. Head gardener Nick Huxley is working on the massive task of trimming the Leylandii hedge at the bottom of the garden–this brute of a hedge […]