Shropshire Hills Tourism Expo 2019, 3rd April 2019

Celebrating the Shropshire Hills as an internationally recognised sustainable tourism destination, everyone welcome – Wednesday 3rd April at Ludlow Racecourse, Bromfield SY8 2BT.


  • 10.30 – 13.00 Tourism Expo & BIG Leaflet Swap, launch of the new
    Destination Brand and Great Shropshire Hills Cream Tea Trail*
  • 13.30 Tourism Conference
    Councillor Lezley Picton, Portfolio Holder for Culture, Leisure
    & Tourism, Shropshire Council, will open the conference
  • 13.45 Key Note Speaker Carol Ritchie, Chief Executive, Europarc
    Federation – the power of networking to promote sustainable
    tourism and share inspiration
  • 14.15 Shane Harris, Responsible Tourism Lead Officer, North
    Pennines AONB & UNESCO Global Geopark shares some
    success stories and learning points
  • 14.30 Networking break & refreshments
  • 14.45 Tish Dockerty, Local to Ludlow Working in Ludlow to put
    local food at the heart of the tourism offer
  • 15.00 Nigel McDonald Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership
    Sustainable Tourism Officer – cream teas, shuttle buses and
    Fixing the Fort
  • 15.20 Questions to the panel led by Phil Holden AONB Manager
  • 15.30 Paul Davis, Shropshire Hills Tourism Chair gives closing
  • Conference finishes 15.45