TEMPERATURES are rising and summer has well and truly arrived in north Shropshire.

What better way to cool down on a hot day than an ice cream?

Whether it be from a cone or from a bowl, the taste of a good ice cream in summer is something we can all appreciate.

The Oswestry Advertizer asked readers where is the best location for ice cream in north Shropshire and were inundated by fans of Britain's favourite frozen pudding.

Four ice cream parlours proved overwhelmingly popular among ice cream fans.

1. Oaks Farm, Whitchurch

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Based at Oaks Farm, the family run dairy firm has grown in popularity.

Claire Towers said: "Moo Thru Oaks Farm in Whitchurch make their own deliciousness."

Brooklands Dairy, Dudleston

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The Dudleston-based dairy received much praise from ice cream fans.

The dairy farm produces fresh organic milk and artisan hand crafted Gelato.

Park Hall Farm, Oswestry

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The countryside experience tourist destination near Oswestry is highly ranked among ice cream fans and website TripAdvisor also ranked the ice cream available - both in terms of flavour and price.

More Than A Sundae, Ellesmere

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The not-for-profit shop offers the highest quality ice cream at reasonable prices and is popular among fans.

The parlour sells organic ice cream, fresh Belgian waffles, shakes and slushies with both eat-in and takeaway options.

The Ice Cream Farm, Drumlan Hall

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The Cheshire farm makes more than 40 flavours of ice cream, with kids' play areas, farm animals and quad bikes - this truly is the Disneyland of ice cream.