Our beautiful location in the heart of the Shropshire Countryside provides ample access to experiences, attractions, and locations to keep you entertained and intrigued all year round.
Walks & Hikes
Estates & Gardens
Shrewsbury prison, Shrewsbury was built in 1793 and for the past 200 years has been home to 1000's of criminals. Now its been opened to the public by Jailhouse tours, who run daily guided tours of the site, evening ghost tours, escape events, and more.
An 18th-century estate for all seasons with 200 acres of parkland and Regency Mansion. Attingham inspires a sense of beauty, space and awe. The imposing entrance, glimpses of the vast mansion against silhouettes of cedars and expansive parkland, epitomise classical design and Italian influence.
For over a century Bridgnorth Cliff Railway has been transporting the people of Bridgnorth up and down the 111 ft sandstone cliffs that separate High Town from Low Town, and the River Severn. It is first and foremost a working railway; its importance to both the townspeople of Bridgnorth and to visitors to the town is undiminished by age.
The wooded ridge of the Wrekin rises south of Wellington as a well-known landmark. Offering fantastic views, a challenging but manageable climb and beautiful natural surroundings close to town, it is understandably popular.
The Telford Steam Railway (TSR) is a heritage railway located at Horsehay, Telford in Shropshire, England, formed in 1976. The railway is operated by volunteers on Sundays and Bank Holidays from Easter to the end of September, and at Christmas.
The world's first iron bridge was erected over the River Severn here in Shropshire in 1779. This pioneering structure marked a turning point in English design and engineering; after it was built, cast iron came to be widely used in the construction of bridges, aqueducts and buildings.
A fantastic mix of old and new, fresh and organic, taste and texture - visit the Market Hall today and experience the unique blend of Shropshire's finest. With its commanding clock tower, the award winning Shrewsbury Market Hall stands proud between Shoplatch and Claremont Street.
Explore Haughmond Hill and follow in the footsteps of history. Follow the trails out to the front of the hill for commanding views across the River Severn and Shrewsbury to the South Shropshire and Welsh hills beyond. Discover the Iron Age enclosure or visit the viewing platform over the quarry; a must for any budding geologists or anyone who likes dumper trucks!
At the heart of the Shropshire Hills lies the Long Mynd with the rocky outcrops of the Stiperstones to the west. Visually, these two ‘hills’ are very different – the Long Mynd is a large and long plateau, while the rugged outline of the Stiperstones ridge is unmistakable. Together, they make up the largest area of heathland in the Shropshire Hills.
Soar through the skies. The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the family. Discover the amazing stories of those who have served in the RAF. House in our wartime hangars and in the National Cold War Exhibition you will find a fantastic display of aircraft and exhibits.
Discover urban-living 2,000 years ago at Viriconium (Wroxeter) - once the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. Wander the remains of the bathhouse and explore a reconstructed town house from a city which was almost as large as Pompeii. Discover the daily lives of the people who lived here with the audio tour and through their objects - found here and on display in the museum.
Shrewsbury Library is housed in a Grade I listed building situated on Castle Gates near Shrewsbury Castle. The site was the home of Shrewsbury School from 1550 until 1882. The buildings were handed over to the town in 1882 and a free library and museum were opened by the Corporation of Shrewsbury utilizing the building in 1885.
For over fifty years my family have welcomed visitors to share with us the gardens here at Hodnet. We gain great pleasure from them and hope that our visitors will leave with happy memories of their own.
Theatre Severn was officially opened on 25 March 2009 and is situated on Frankwell Quay, a stunning riverside location and one of the main gateways into Shrewsbury. The county town of Shropshire, renowned for its culture and heritage, Shrewsbury is an increasingly popular visitor destination.
Purpose built indoor Climbing Centre with 12m High Tall Walls, Bouldering, Action Walls, Cafe, Studios and Changing Rooms. Suitable for all ages and experience, perfect for experienced climbers refining skills, beginners, and families.
Located in the old Victorian Music Hall and 13th Century Vaughan's Mansion, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery offers a family friendly museum experience that brings to life the Roman, Medieval, Tudor and Stuart eras as well as sharing some of the most prominent local history in our Shropshire gallery.
Visit Park Hall Countryside Experience, the amazing National award winning farm park with lots of animal fun, action and adventure for the kids. There are regular hands-on animal activities, and each day there is a spectacular pig racing event, even try your hand at milking a cow!
The most exciting jump experience in Shropshire! The No.1 venue for family fun including trampolines, dodgeball, walk the wall, giant air bag, tumble track and lots more. Plus an adventure play area for under 5s and cafe, open all day. Check out what's on at Jump In Shrewsbury!
Weston Park is one of the most welcoming stately homes with as much character as any English castle and with as many stories as any royal home. Weston offers more than just beautiful gardens, with magnificent architecture and history seen in the House and Stables.
The Shropshire Regimental Museum displays the combined collections of the major military units associated with the county from the 18th century to the present day. The Museum houses a spectacular collection of uniform, regimental silverware, medals, weapons, military equipment and personal items that tell the story of the men who served in the regiments.
Enginuity is an interactive design and technology centre in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England. It is the newest of the ten museums operated by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and was opened in 2002. The museum's exhibition floor is divided into four zones: Materials & Structures, Systems & Control, Energy and Design.
Nestled on the Montgomery Canal, the English/Welsh border runs down the centre of the main street of Llanymynech. Enjoy family walks with one foot in England and one foot in Wales! Nearby you'll find Carreghofa Locks, Hoffmann Lime Kiln, Offa's Dyke, Llanymynech rocks.
Join a trail through the woodland and birds are soon all around you. You can see and hear pied flycatchers and redstarts, while dippers nest by the lake, and above you ravens, buzzards and peregrines soar in the skies. There's plenty for children including nestbox and animal trails, and a wild playground.