Winners of Shropshire County Hotels Competition Announced

6th December 2013

The lucky winner of Shropshire County Hotel's Autumn Competition has been announced as Angelina Burgess from Shrewsbury.

Angelina's entry was drawn at random from over 2,700 entries received and can now look forward to 2 night’s dinner, bed and breakfast for two at one of the county's leading independent and individual hotels.

Angelina Burgess said, "I am truly delighted to have won this competition.  We moved to Shropshire 15 years ago and I am still exploring this beautiful county. Winning this competition is an opportunity to discover another corner I have not yet visited.  The only problem now is choosing which hotel to stay at!"

Joint second prize winners were announced as Mariella Lloyd (also from Shrewsbury) and Sarah Hazell from Watford. Sarah Hazell also expressed her delight at winning 2 night's bed and breakfast in the competition, "It is very exciting to win the prize, my husband and I can’t wait to enjoy a break in Shropshire in the New Year! Thank you so so much."

Shropshire County Hotels is a select group of nine independent and individual quality hotels and inns in Shropshire, who joined forces nearly 20 years ago. Member hotels are chosen to reflect the quality and diversity of Shropshire itself: delightfully different Country House Hotels and Inns which are all distinctive in their own way. All take pride in offering outstanding hospitality and superb food which showcases the abundance of fantastic ingredients produced in Shropshire.

The Shropshire County Hotels and Inns collection is proud to include The Castle Hotel in Bishop's Castle, recently crowned Small Hotel of the Year in the Shropshire Star’s 2013 Tourism and Leisure Awards; and The Hundred House Hotel in Norton near Ironbridge, who topped the readers’ poll for Best Posh Nosh.

Members also include The Crown Country Inn in Craven Arms, Fishmore Hall in Ludlow, Goldstone Hall Hotel in Market Drayton, Hadley Park House Hotel in Telford, The Old Rectory Hotel in Wem, Pen-y-Dyffryn Country Hotel near Oswestry, and The Raven Hotel in Much Wenlock.

To find out more about Shropshire County Hotels visit