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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.

To find out more in depth information on groups including coach drop off points please visit – shropshireforgroups.co.uk

When you’re ready for group travel, Shropshire is ready for your group.

Group Visits Available

Shrewsbury

Lion & Pheasant

A unique combination of historic quality and contemporary design makes this AA three-star hotel the perfect destination for an evening out or a longer stay – whether to unwind after a day of busy meetings, or to while away a relaxing weekend in Shropshire’s most beautiful county town.

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Shrewsbury

Hencote

Set high above Shrewsbury and the Shropshire countryside, the Hencote estate is a reminder of what England, at its best, has to offer. An insistence on authenticity and a keen eye for detail has driven the creation of this unique English experience that comprises wine tasting, vineyard tours, a hilltop restaurant and luxury accommodation. Stroll […]

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Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings *Please note – Due to Covid 19 restrictions the Mill is currently not open to the public. Please keep checking our website for updates Situated on the northern edge of Shrewsbury, the internationally-important Flaxmill Maltings site reflects a time when Shropshire led the way in engineering. The site comprises eight listed buildings, […]

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Telford

Shropshire Festivals

SHROPSHIRE FESTIVALS· An events company that specialises in fun events across Shropshire and beyond. Best known for Shrewsbury Food Festival, Shropshire Kids Festival, Shrewsbury Winter Festival, Shropshire Oktoberfest and many more…. we also help other businesses run their PR, marketing and events bringing expertise, fun and ideas.

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Oswestry

Lion Quays Resort

Welcome to Lion Quays Resort A natural antidote to everyday life set by the waterside in Oswestry, Shropshire. Lion Quays Resort is a truly magnificent setting for a romantic holiday, a pampered weekend away or a family stay in the stunning Shropshire countryside. Lion Quays also proves as an amazing waterside setting for business meetings […]

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Bridgnorth

Severn Valley Railway

Come and join us for a day on the rails and make lasting memories. Discover the wonders of Worcestershire and Shropshire on the Severn Valley Railway. A perfect day out for all the family. Set across 16 miles of awe-inspiring countryside, jump aboard a steam train and discover the wonders like The Engine House Heritage […]

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Telford

Ironbridge Holidays

A great selection of self catering holiday accommodation in and around the stunning world heritage site of Ironbridge. We offer everything  from cosy cottages to larger family houses. There is plenty to see and do in the beautiful surrounding areas ranging from museums to river tours. There is also plenty of places to eat from […]

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Whitchurch

Marbury Camp and Lodge

Marbury Camp and Lodge was established in 2018 overlooking the Cheshire Plains on the former Duchy of Lancaster Estate near Combermere Abbey. We are a small ‘glamping site’ that caters for tents, caravans (Camping and Caravanning Club Members only – new sign ups welcome) , yurts and the all important luxury glamping pods for all […]

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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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Montgomery

The Farm Snead Bed and Breakfast & Ty Camlad

We have been welcoming guests to The Farm Snead Bed & Breakfast on the Shropshire/Montgomeryshire border for nearly twenty years, offering three supering/twin en-suite rooms, one of which has separate ground floor access. Set in the Camlad valley, we are the ideal base for walking, cycling and rural relaxation together with being well positioned near […]

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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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Bridgnorth

Rays Farm

Rays Farm, set in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, is an idyllic setting to meet friendly animals and birds, enjoy fresh air and country views and amble along woodland walks. We are a family run attraction, celebrating our 30th year. From Pygmy Goats and Pigs to Reindeer and Alpaca, Owls and Turkeys to Ducks and Geese, […]

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Bishops Castle

The Coach House

The Coach House’s ancient building has been providing travellers with hospitality, warmth and comfort since the early 1700s. Come to Norbury, near Bishop’s Castle in the South Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and experience our unique country inn, bed and breakfast, restaurant and bar. We take drinks just as seriously as food. Lexi, […]

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Ironbridge

Shropshire Raft Tours

Shropshire Raft Tours welcomes you to our scenic river boat trips, canoe/kayak hire, mini raft hire and mega stand up paddle board hire along the beautiful River Severn located in Ironbridge, Shropshire. Electric and manual cycle hire to Bridgnorth along a cycle route is also available for those looking for an activity on dry land. […]

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Church Stretton

Housmans

Housmans is a 5 star rated restaurant in gorgeous Church Stretton, offering modern European cooking six days a week. A la carte, grazing/ sharing dishes & casual lunches Great wine and gin lists Cask beer from local brewers Fabulous service & decor Pre booking highly recommended

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