The Official Tourism Website for Shropshire

With so much to see and do in Shropshire, it can be difficult to decide how to make the most of your stay. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together some ideas to help plan your visit.

Whether you’re seeking wide open spaces and wonderful views, action-packed adventure or a fun day out for all the family – Shropshire has it all.

Just browse the selection below and get your brain ticking with all the exciting plans! Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook for the latest events and special offers.

Shropshire Rails: Explore Charming Towns

Welcome to a curated journey through the heart of Shropshire, where the landscapes are as diverse as the towns you’ll discover. Join us on an enchanting adventure with Transport for Wales, connecting you seamlessly to the quintessential English charm of Ludlow, the medieval allure of Shrewsbury, the market-town vibrancy of Whitchurch, the scenic tranquility of Church Stretton, and the historic appeal of Oswestry. As we traverse this captivating county, let the convenience of Transport for Wales elevate your experience, ensuring every moment is filled with discovery and delight. Uncover the tales woven into the fabric of each town and relish the unique character that makes Shropshire a destination like no other. Your journey starts here, with Transport for Wales as your guide to the wonders of Shropshire’s hidden gems.

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Three Counties Connected - Shropshire

Did you know that Shropshire, Cheshire and North Wales are all connected by rail?

Travelling by train offers both convenience and sustainability, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful countryside views hassle-free. Skip the traffic and parking woes and hop on the train to explore these charming destinations. In Shrewsbury, wander the cobbled stone streets and visit the historic castle, while Whitchurch awaits with its diverse foodie experiences.

Discover more about the 3 counties connected and plan your next adventure in Shropshire.


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World Heritage Sites

UNESCO has recognised the importance of the history of this part of the world and designated two World Heritage Sites; The Ironbridge Gorge in Telford and just a short drive over the Welsh border you will find the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal World Heritage Site.

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An Adventure Seekers Guide To Shropshire

Welcome to Shropshire, the ultimate natural playground. Here you can have a go at all the activities the county is legendary for, as well as some you might not have heard of.

An Adventure Seeker – You are looking to release your inner Tarzan by pushing yourself to the limit with a range of exciting outdoor activities/experiences.

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A Guide for curious travellers

Heading out to discover new things, people, places and adventures with your phone off and exploring hat on can be brilliant. Shropshire is a place full of discovery for curious travellers. Whether you are looking to dip your toe into its rich historic past or be at one with nature by going on a walking holiday, the possibilities here are endless whatever direction you head in.

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Shropshire 3 peaks challenge

Challenge yourself this summer and take on Shropshire’s 3 peaks!

Trek through the ancient woodlands of Clun Black Hill, hike the rugged ridge of the Stiperstones and scale the highest peak in Shropshire, Brown Clee Hill!

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Ready to explore more of Shropshire and visit one of Shropshire’s market towns? Then take a trip to Oswestry. Where is Oswestry? It’s in Shropshire’s north west corner right next to the Welsh Border. Visit on market days to enjoy the busy street markets and stay on to wander round Oswestry’s independent shops. Explore both sides of the border and discover castles and aqueducts, meres and more.

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Winter sunrise from the Wrekin ❤️ 

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Embark on a journey through Ludlow's enchanting streets on a sunny Saturday market day! 🌞✨ 

Witness the lively atmosphere as local traders bring colors and flavors to the scene. Explore quaint independent shops, bask in the aromatic charm of cafes, and savor culinary delights at local restaurants. 

Ludlow's picturesque streets are a canvas of culture waiting to be explored! 🛍️🍽️ 

Brilliant 🎥 IG @letsgoludlow
"🏰✨ Dive into the heart of Shrewsbury's Castle Quarter – the epicenter of history and grandeur! 🏰 Home to four of the town's largest historic treasures – Shrewsbury Castle, Library, Prison, and Train Station. 

Did you know Shrewsbury Castle's foundations were laid in 1083 by the 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, Roger de Montgomery? 
Montgomery, a cousin of William the Conqueror, earned this castle and more as a thank-you for his aid during the Norman conquest.

From royal stronghold to a 16th-century transformation, Shrewsbury Castle has quite the story. Now, it stands majestically, housing the Shropshire Regimental Museum. 👑🏰 Ready to step into the pages of history?

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