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Group travel in Shropshire is a brilliant idea, however large or small your group. Shropshire has the space to accommodate you, the facilities to ensure your trip runs smoothly, and an abundance of attractions to please every guest. Shropshire’s county town of Shrewsbury has Coach Friendly status, awarded in 2012 in recognition of its commitment to improving coach access, driver facilities and coach tourism.

From arts and crafts workshops to outdoor pursuits, you can make your Shropshire group travel experience as calm and quiet or as adrenaline fuelled as your guests prefer.

Many Shropshire stately homes and castles offer private guided tours, allowing your group unique access to the stories of England’s most intriguing homes. Shropshire garden tours are popular too – rounded off to perfection with cream tea on the lawn. Don’t forget to ask for Shropshire prune damson jam – it’s widely accepted to be the defining element of Shropshire cream tea.

Your group can take guided walking tours of Ludlow, Bridgnorth, Oswestry or Shrewsbury. The latter offers highly popular themed tours: how about a spooky insight into the ghosts of Shrewsbury, or a tour walking in the fictional footsteps of Brother Cadfael? Cadfael of course is the hero of Ellis Peters’ stories set in and around Shrewsbury Abbey.

Group Visits Available

Bridgnorth

Rays Farm Country Matters & Woodland Walks

Enjoy a friendly, family day out meeting our animals and birds Rays Farm is a special place to bring the family and enjoy a relaxing day in a little bit of Shropshire’s finest countryside. From Guinea Pigs and Reindeer, to Chickens and Owls, there are plenty of animals and birds to see. Enjoy fresh, country […]

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Craven Arms

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Meet our Mammoth, enjoy our exhibition and explore our 30 acre meadow! We are based in the stunning Shropshire Hills, on the side of the A49 in Craven Arms. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, we are the perfect place to begin your exploration of the area. Experience the Shropshire Hills Through Time exhibition. Relax in our […]

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Oswestry

The British Ironwork Centre

An award-winning, 5* family day out with over 60 acres of land to explore. Including a café, ice-cream parlour, shopping, a sculpture park, seasonal events and an outdoor children’s adventure play, there really is something for everyone here! We have a large café and ice-cream parlour offering a full breakfast, lunch and hot drinks menu. […]

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Ludlow

Old Downton Lodge

Set in an 18th-century farmhouse with views across the Shropshire countryside, Old Downton Lodge is just 15 minutes’ drive from Ludlow’s historic town centre and castle. With a beautiful flower-filled courtyard, this guest accommodation offers rooms with wooden beams and flagstone floors. A private modern bathroom with a selection of toiletries is included in each […]

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Shifnal

RAF Museum Cosford

RAF Museum Cosford Explore the fascinating story of the RAF and of the thousands of ordinary servicemen and women who have served in it and whose invaluable contribution has shaped the world that we live in today. The RAF Museum Cosford is home to over 75 historic aircraft including the world’s oldest Spitfire, the unique […]

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Whitchurch

Alderford Lake

Beautiful lakeside cafe set in 47 acres of grounds. Serving delicious breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas seven days a week. Take in the stunning views as you walk around the lake or let the children play on the playground as you relax by the waters edge. Alderford Lake offers wild swimming, canoeing, paddleboarding, kayaking and […]

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Shrewsbury

Sabrina Boat

SAILING FROM 1st MARCH 2022! Sabrina is a triple deck, modern passenger boat situated on the River Severn in Shrewsbury, capable of carrying 60 passengers in comfort with retractable sides on the top deck. We are an independent business, based in Shropshire. Our focus is to provide a first-class service to both day and evening passengers […]

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Shrewsbury

The Windmill at Rowton

A truly family-run pub; how many pubs are now in the same family after three generations and 99 years! Jane and Peter have taken on this family heirloom from Jane’s mother, Megan Hughes. It is a pub bursting with stories of locals that have been loyal through generations of families. A place where regulars enjoy […]

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Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Folk Festival

One of the UK’s top folk festivals in the heart for Shrewsbury A little bit of heaven”… Mark Radcliffe, Six Music / BBC Radio 2 | “Everyone is so friendly. It is like a big family really” – festivalgoer | “Amazingly friendly festival. Great atmosphere” – festivalgoer Shrewsbury Folk Festival manages to combine an international line-up […]

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Llanfair Caereinion

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

Welcome to the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Opened in 1903 to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion, this 2 foot 6-inch narrow gauge steam railway now provides a tourist service for all the family and a welcome change from the rush of everyday life. Built as a […]

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Telford

Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House

Coalbrookdale Villa is set in the quiet village of Coalbrookdale, just a mile from the historic Ironbridge. The house is a beautiful Grade 2 Listed Victorian Gothic style house and was built around 1850. Originally an Ironmasters House it was owned by the Fox-Davies family.  Extravagantly built, as only the Victorians could, the house has […]

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Shrewsbury

Black Lion Barn

Completely renovated in 2020, and concealed on a peaceful country lane, this detached country barn has striking black timber cladding and views of the Shropshire hills. It’s perfect for families and groups of up to 12 people looking to get away together. Make your way inside, feeling the warmth of the luxurious underfloor heating, in […]

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Shrewsbury

Leonis Estates

Leonis Estates offer a range of Beautiful, super clean, modern and stylish town centre apartments in the heart of Shrewsbury. Offering a warm and welcome home away from home we are ideally placed for short walk to all local attractions, you’ll wish you found us sooner! Each Apartment has its own individual stand out features […]

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Shrewsbury

Fusing Ideas Glass Studio

Glass Art and functional designs: At Fusing Ideas Glass, artisan/designer Jill Bagnall creates stunning, contemporary kiln formed studio glass, by hand, from start to finish. Her range includes unique functional glass for the home, 2D & 3D glass art and hand finished jewellery. Individual gifts for yourselves or others, or to enhance your home or […]

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Craven Arms

Stokesay Castle

Step into the finest and best-preserved fortified medieval manor house in England. Discover the great hall, unchanged for over 700 years. Spot characters carved in the timbers of the 17th-century gatehouse and climb to the top of a fairy-tale tower for breathtaking views of the Shropshire Hills. Stokesay Castle was constructed at the end of […]

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