June Garden Update: Welcoming Summer at Goldstone

As May transitions into June, our gardens at Goldstone Hall continue to flourish despite the unpredictable weather and scarcity of sunshine hours. Along the Shropshire country lanes outside Goldstone, past greening hedgerows and frothy clouds of cow parsley, we see the plants growing, flowing and setting seed into lush greenery and blooming flora. Whatever the capricious West Midlands [...]

2024-06-05T18:15:07+01:0005/06/2024|

Embracing the blossoms and bounties of Spring

"Never cast a clout until May (or the May) is out" is an old adage that often rings true, reflecting the capricious nature of British weather and the bloom of hawthorn, known as May blossom. Despite April's chilly, wet weather, our vegetable garden is slowly catching up. While the potatoes 'Yukon Gold' are slightly delayed due to cold [...]

2024-06-05T18:15:14+01:0030/04/2024|

Welcoming April: A Garden Awakening

As the vernal equinox ushers in spring, the garden at Goldstone comes alive with new growth and vibrant blooms. We have been picking rhubarb since March where it has found its way onto the menu in numerous guises especially the rhubarb frangipane. Sowing Seeds and Tending Crops Behind the scenes, in the garden [...]

2024-04-10T16:58:34+01:0003/04/2024|

Mothering Sunday in Shropshire

Celebrate Mothering Sunday at Goldstone Hall! Join us for a special four-course Sunday lunch on March 10th 2024 as we pay tribute to all mothers. Indulge in Shropshire's Finest Cuisine Nestled in the heart of the countryside, our family-run, award-winning hotel and gardens are renowned for our innovative and delicious cuisine, crafted to the highest standards. Much [...]

2024-02-28T11:24:05+00:0028/02/2024|

Embrace the Transition from Winter to Spring at Goldstone Hall

February may belong to winter on the calendar, but at Goldstone Hall, our garden is already stirring with the promise of spring. Snowdrops and Vibrant Dogwood As winter loosens its grip, our garden begins to reveal its treasures. Snowdrops, their white blooms reminiscent of bonnets, grace the front of the hotel. Against the backdrop of evergreen [...]

2024-02-01T14:27:07+00:0031/01/2024|

Garden Events at Goldstone

We're excited to invite you to a vibrant calendar of garden events here at Goldstone Hall throughout 2024. As we celebrate the changing seasons and the various delights of our garden, we hope you find our horticultural themed events to suit your interest. Booking is essential so please do reserve your place. We offer discounts for RHS members [...]

2024-01-31T21:51:43+00:0015/01/2024|

Shropshire Hits the Headlines

We've always known that Shropshire is something special, and now the world is catching on! The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has just named Shropshire as one of the top travel destinations to watch. And we couldn't agree more. Nestled in the heart of England, Shropshire boasts picturesque landscapes, historic towns, and a rich cultural heritage. From [...]

2024-01-31T22:26:32+00:0007/01/2024|

Happy New Year : A Glimpse of Shropshire

The turning of the year finds the garden here at Goldstone poised between winter and spring.  Because of the generally mild December weather many of the spring bulbs have emerged from their winter slumber. Daffodils, bluebells, scilla and others are pushing forth tightly wrapped foliage.  They will keep growing as long as the weather remains mild and average [...]

2024-01-05T13:12:31+00:0005/01/2024|

Destination to Watch 2024

Visit Shropshire We are delighted that Shropshire has been recognised as one of 10 'destinations to watch' for holidaymakers in 2024 by Abta, the Association of British Travel Agents. Shropshire stands as the sole UK location to earn this prestigious recognition this year, and we are thrilled to see the county finally getting the recognition it deserves! [...]

2024-01-24T11:05:59+00:0005/01/2024|
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