There's plenty to do in the area, you could make a day of it and visit a local attraction before or after you come to see us.
Weston Under Lizard, Shifnal, Telford, TF11 8LE.
Tel: 01952 852 100 | www.weston-park.com
Opening times vary seasonally. Please see their website for details.
17th century house set in 1000 acre parkland. Host to game fairs, horse trials, camper jams and V festival. Childrens activities and seasonal events.
From the Fox - about 6 miles to/from Weston Park.
RAF Museum Cosford
Shifnal, Wolverhampton, WV7 3EX.
Tel: 01902 376 200 | www.rafmuseum.org.uk
Open from March to October - 10amm to 5pm and November to February - 10am to 4pm.
National Cold War Exhibition. Over 70 aircraft of international importance.
From the Fox - about 9 miles to/from RAF Museum Cosford.
Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Telford, TF6 6DJ.
Tel: 01952 677 917 | www.hoofarm.com
Opening times vary seasonally.
A children's farm paradise with daily events - including egg collecting, bottle feeding lambs and deer, trails and the "famous" sheep steeplechase.
From the Fox - about 6 miles to/from Hoo Farm.
Lilleshall, Newport, TF10 9HW.
Tel: 0121 625 6820 | www.english-hertage.org.uk
Open from the 29th of March to the 3rd of November. 10am to 6pm.
Extensive ruins of an Augustinian abbey in a deeply rural setting.
From the Fox - about 5 miles to/from Lilleshall Abbey.
Wollerton Old Hall Gardens
Wollerton, Market Drayton, TF9 3NA.
Tel: 01630 685 760 | www.wollertonoldhallgarden.com
Open Fridays, Sundays and Bank holidays, from midday to 5pm.
Stunning 4 acre garden created around a Tudor house (not open) which has achieved the highest "Good Garden Guide" rating.
From the Fox - about 16 miles to/from Wollerton Old Hall Gardens.
David Austin Roses
Bowling Green Lane, Albrighton, WV7 3HB.
Tel: 01902 376 300 | www.davidaustinroses.com
Open daily from 9am to 5pm.
World famous English roses and home to the National collection set in beautiful, themed gardens. Plant sales and gift shop.
From the Fox - about 9 miles to/from David Austin Roses.
Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, WV6 8EE.
Tel: 01902 761 400 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Opening times vary seasonally.
Victorian manor house, one of only a few surviving examples of a house built and furnished under the Arts and Crafts influence. Original William Morris wallpapers and fabrics.
From the Fox - about 16 miles to/from Wightwick Manor.
Chetwynd Deer Park, Newport, TF10 8AA.
Tel: 01952 810 814 | www.newportshow.org
With its roots firmly in Shropshire's agricultural heart the one day Newport Show is popular with farming and non-farming communities alike.
From the Fox - about 4 miles to/from Newport Show.
Boscabel House and The Royal Oak
Bishop's Wood, Shropshire, ST19 9AR.
Tel: 01902 850 244 | www.english-hertage.org.uk
Open 29th March-3rd November 10am-5pm.
A timber-framed house fully restored and furnished with panelled rooms and secret places. Charles II hid in the house (and nearby tree) to avoid capture by Cromwell.
From the Fox - about 6 miles to/from Boscabel House and The Royal Oak.
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We have full disabled access and a disabled loo.
Children and minors
The Fox is essentially an adult's environment, although children of the well-behaved variety are welcome. Baby changing facilities and high chairs are available.
Dogs of the well-behaved and on-the-leash variety are welcome in the front bar and the garden away from dining areas.
We do take bookings, but we try to make sure that there is room for customers who are not able to book in advance, so if you have not made a reservation, it's not the end of the world. If there are no tables free we run a waiting list from behind the bar.
Please make bookings by calling or using our online bookings calendar link at the top of the page. Unfortunately we are not able to take bookings via email or facebook.
We don't reserve any of our outside tables so if you enjoy a little alfresco dining these are on a first come first served basis.
If you are eating outside it is a great help if you could make a note of your table number before ordering. By the way, could you please keep tops on and shoes on at all times. This applies to blokes as well.
Sadly due to our operation we are not able to cater for very large parties or groups.
Coming from Newport: Ultimate Taxis 01952 813636
Coming from Telford and practically anywhere else around here: Shaw's Taxis 01952 595555 Central 01952 501050 Diamond 01952 222255
Places to stay
Sara and Phil are locals to the Fox and offer bed and breakfast at their lovely farmhouse. Here is a link to their website: www.moretonhallfarm.com
Click here for all you need to know about meal tickets.