Shropshire Attractions

Below are just a few of the attractions in Shropshire, England.


Byways Breaks Cycling & Walking Holidays

Award Winning Cycling, Walking & Cottage Holidays.


Battlefield Heritage Site, Shrewsbury

The Battle of Shrewsbury took place on this site in 1403.


Ludlow Castle

Construction of Ludlow Castle began in the late 11th Century as the border stronghold of one of the Marcher Lords, Roger De Lacy.



Midland Gliding Club Ltd

Members of the Midland Gliding Club first flew from the Long Mynd in 1934. It is not only one of the longest established gliding clubs in the UK but also one of Britain's prime gliding sites.


Hodnet Hall Gardens

The gardens were started in 1922 when a chain of seven lakes and pools were created with rare trees and shrubs. Rhododendrons and camellias thrive in the acid soil; iros and other bog plants enjoy their position around the pools.


The Wrekin

Seek the spiritual heart of Shropshire and you'll find the Wrekin. The Wrekin plays an important role in Shropshire folk-lore. To us it represents home, and we love it.


Snailbeach Lead Mine, Nr Shrewsbury

Looking out over the beautiful Rea Brook valley, Snailbeach was once one of the most productive lead mines in the country.


Severn Valley Country Park

Green Flag Award winning Country Park. Teashop and toilets. 3 way-marked trails. Parking at Alveley and Highley. Located on National Cycle Network (Route 45). Play area. Request stop on the Severn Valley Railway.


Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Eleven miles of World Heritage on the border of Shropshire and North Wales; the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal (including Chirk Aqueduct near Oswestry and the Horseshoe Falls at Llantysilio, near Llangollen) was awarded official UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 2009.


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