The Official Tourism Website for Shropshire

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.

Historic Shropshire

If you’re a history buff, you will no doubt be looking for a castle or two to visit. From magnificent fortified manor houses to mysterious ruins, Shropshire is just oozing with history.


Shropshire Castles Guide

Shropshire has a legacy of battles, historic sites, and atmospheric ruins. All with stories for you to discover! Here’s your guide to Shropshires Castles. Stokesay Castle Step into the finest and best‑preserved fortified medieval Manor House in England! Stokesay Castle was constructed at the end of the 13th century by Laurence of Ludlow, who at […]

7 Hidden gems to uncover in Shropshire

Captivated by Shropshire’s incredible sights, landscapes and culture? Maybe you’ve visited before and want to explore more, or maybe you’ve been enticed by incredible images, either way, you’ve vowed to dive a little deeper into the county’s hidden gems. Did you know Shropshire had a woolly mammoth? A bizarre and unexpected addition to Shropshire’s rich […]

Hidden Gems

When it comes to unique places and picture-perfect beauty spots, Shropshire has more than a few to share. From hidden lakes to ancient ruins, you’ll discover a side of Shropshire few have ever seen.



Unique Experiences

Looking to end lockdown boredom with exciting adventures? whet your appetite for new experiences in Shropshire.  With an array of activities including meeting Meerkats and making your own Gin, in Shropshire, you’ll find something for every type of curious traveler.


6 unique Shropshire experiences you must try

Shropshire is a gold mine when it comes to unique and unusual experiences that you can do. Blessed with a vast variety of activities and attractions for every taste and occasion, you’re sure to satisfy the cravings of your inner curiosity. Animal Experiences So, you’ve seen every episode of Meerkat Manor and want to get […]

Amazing places to stay

Shropshire has accommodation options for all types of holidays and staycations. Whether you are looking to camp under the stars or enjoy the finer things in life by booking a luxury hotel stay, Shropshire has got you covered! Pick your accommodation type below!

Camping: Nothing quite beats the independence and sense of freedom while on a camping holiday. Shropshire has a wealth of campsites all over the county with scenic views to pitch up to.

Glamping: Fancy camping but still want all your home comforts? Then glamping should be right up your street. From camping pods, yurts, and cabins to canal boats and train carriages, you are definitely spoiled for choice in Shropshire!

Hotels: There’s no better feeling than being tucked up in warm and cosy surroundings. From boutique independent hotels to 5-star luxury, Shropshire has a wide selection to choose from to suit all tastes and budgets.

Self-catering: Self-catering accommodation is a perfect choice for families who need that extra space. Whether it’s a town centre apartment or house in the hills, Shropshire is a treasure trove for self-catering accommodation.

B&B: If you’re the type to immerse yourself in the ‘live like a local’ experience, a stay at a Shropshire B&B should be at the top of your list. Enjoy the comforts of a home away from home and get local insights from your Salopian hosts.

Quirky and unique places to stay in Shropshire

A place to stay is about much more than getting a good night’s sleep. You’ll find amazing quirky accommodation that fires the imagination all across Shropshire from Shepherds Huts and Login Cabins to Igloos and even train cabins. Settle for a stay you’ll never forget. All aboard Coalport Station Holidays – your ticket to a […]

Luxury Accommodation in Shropshire

Luxury Accommodation in Shropshire: find your ideal room in luxurious surroundings For a romantic weekend or short break, Shropshire has unique, beautiful accommodation to welcome you. Book into a grand countryside residence with walks leading out from your front door. Or stay in the heart of one of Shropshire’s market towns – Ludlow, Oswestry or […]

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! 🛍️🍽️ 

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"🏰✨ 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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