Your Cup of Tea - Shropshire's Wonderful Tea Rooms
ARE FIVE STAR TOURING PARKS YOUR CUP OF TEA?
Have your cake and eat it with our Touring Parks conveniently located close to some of the UK’s most picturesque and historic towns.
Seek out their wonderful tearooms to enjoy the perfect tea and treat experience.
Camelias Tea Rooms
Overlooking St.Alkmunds Church and Square. Camellias Tea Rooms has a certain grandeur and sophistication with its oak panelling, grand piano and chandeliers. The extensive menu offers a wide selection of fresh cakes and hot drinks including the specialist Suki Teas which are served in a Japanese tea pot on a bamboo tray. Or you can enjoy the traditional afternoon tea which is accompanied by finger sandwiches, a selection of cakes and home baked scones with clotted cream served on a three tier cake stand.
Lady Berwick’s Tearoom, Attingham Park
Based on the upper floors of the National Trust mansion house, this is the only tearoom in Shropshire devoted purely to afternoon teas. All sandwiches, scones and cakes are made in-house, often using produce from the kitchen’s garden. Full of traditional flavours; sip your loose-leaf tea in beautiful relaxed surroundings whilst enjoying magnificent views over the lawn. Please note that the tea room is inside the outer library within Attingham Park’s grounds therefore normal admission charges apply. The tearoom opens at 1pm, Wednesday to Sunday from 7 March to 1 November.
The Gallery Tea Rooms
The Gallery is a small, traditional tea room located on Princess Street and serves teas and a range of cakes and puddings. The tearoom is quintessentially English. It offers a good pot of tea and a selection of cakes and scones. The rustic furniture and décor adds to it’s charm along with the pieces of art by a local artist which cover the walls.
The Bear Steps Cafe
A black & white half-timbered 16th century building. It is a popular place situated in an historic part of Shrewsbury called Bear Steps. Tall people need to take care because the ceilings are very low and the floors are uneven. This adds to the lovely quaint "ye olde world" feel with an outside area for better days. The cakes are home-made and delicious.
Castle Tea Room
Inside the historic walls of Ludlow Castle, the Castle Tea Room occupies the southern end of Castle House which was a real tennis court in Tudor times. It’s renowned for it’s afternoon teas and range of home-made scones. There are also a number of different areas for you to sit and enjoy your tea and cake including the ‘Glazed Courtyard’, ‘The Garden Terrace’ ‘The Study’ and ‘The Pantry’.
The Green Café
It's in a perfect location where an old mill once stood, slap bang on Dinham weir overlooking the River Teme and a 5 minute downhill walk from the Castle’s main entrance. It’s now been replaced with a modern café which seems to be very popular for it’s very tasty cakes, food and lovely views.
Berrys, Church Stretton
Berry’s is a traditional coffee-house that ooze’s charm, set down a narrow lane off the Square in Church Stretton, it’s a hidden gem with an ‘oldie worldy feel , little rooms full of character and a garden/ courtyard to relax in. The cakes are to die for, and they serve real tea in proper pots.
The Winding House Tea Room
Step back into a 1940s world of slow jazz music, starched white tablecloths and nostalgic ways of doing things. Loose-leaf teas and all food is freshly prepared on the premises. An outside seating area on the terrace affords customers spectacular views over Low Town. Three-tiered afternoon tea is available with a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, pastries and cakes. Afternoon tea must be booked in advance.
The Old Mill Tea Room
The tea room is very welcoming with an eclectic mix of furniture. Good choice of tea and cakes and coffees. The 1940's background music and decor is a nice touch. It's almost like stepping back in time, enjoying tea served in a proper pot, with cups and saucers and miss matched china! The tearoom is dog friendly and you can also enjoy a walk round the adjoining antiques centre afterwards.
Queenies Cupcakery, Ironbridge
Once through the door of this delectable, vintage tearoom, visitors are instantly transported back to the 1950s. With old shop counters, antique tables and squashy sofas that customers flop into, to the gold-rimmed china crockery, tiered cake stands and the dulcet tones of Ella Fitzgerald drifting over a speaker. Many of the delicious cupcakes are a take on traditional teatime recipes, such as cherry bakewell, Victoria sandwich and coffee and walnut, and they support regal sounding names like Elizabeth, Anne, Charles. Seasonal varieties include summer fruit pavlova and strawberry cheesecake.