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An abundant choice of activities in Shropshire means your visit can be as adventurous or as relaxing as you choose. Or a mixture of both, of course. For every visitor, every mood, every type of holiday, Shropshire has myriad activities to make your time here special. Explore Shropshire by leg power. We have seemingly infinite footpaths for walking, cycle paths for pedalling and wonderful bridleways for horseriding. It’s the perfect way to slow down and admire our county’s beauty up close, hedgerow by hedgerow. If you have young children, they may love meeting animals at one of Shropshire’s family-friendly farm parks. Or climbing a hill or exploring castle ruins. Shropshire is liberating and exhilarating for children: help them escape roads and crowds and let them discover true freedom. Shropshire outdoor leisure activities include mountain boarding, clay pigeon shooting, quad trekking, archery, climbing, paintballing and fishing. You can even glide over the Long Mynd in a two-seat glider. If you love to get out on water, try canoeing, rafting or stand-up paddleboarding on the stunning River Severn. For a more sedate experience, take a narrowboat out on our canals in north Shropshire.Shropshire is home to several highly regarded golf courses. One Shropshire golf course, in the Welsh Marches, features a hole where you can stand with one leg in England, the other in Wales. Now you know about activities in Shropshire, the only question is: which one will you do first?

Ironbridge

Shropshire Raft Tours

Shropshire Raft Tours welcomes you to our canoe and kayak hire, mini-raft hire and mega stand up paddle board hire all along the beautiful River Severn. Your 7 mile trip starts in Coalport and finishes in Bridgnorth.  We provide all the equipment including free minibus transport. We allow up to 4 hours to paddle the […]

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Shrewsbury

Climbing The Walls

State of the art climbing center, complete with Bouldering, Top Roping, Dedicated Lead Climbing, and our incredible Action Walls! Climbing is a fantastic way to keep fit and have fun; suitable for all ages, abilities and experience levels, we have something for everyone to try.

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Telford

Hoo Zoo & Dinosaur World

Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World is a family-run zoo and dinosaur park located on the outskirts of Telford. It offers a fun day out for all the family with a strong message about conservation.   Hoo Zoo is a child’s paradise where  there is always something happening. A clean, friendly zoo that appeals to all […]

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Ludlow

Ludlow Food Festival

 THE ORIGINAL FESTIVAL FOR FOOD AND DRINK LOVERS  Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2024 Ludlow Castle, Ludlow, Shropshire   Visitors to this year’s Ludlow Food Festival on 13th – 15th September can expect a bumper weekend celebrating the best of the Marches’ food and drink in the iconic walls of Ludlow Castle.  The […]

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Church Stretton

The Outdoor Depot

The Outdoor Depot is an independent family run outdoor shop, based in Church Stretton in the heart of the Shropshire Hills since 1998. Focusing on supplying the best quality kit for outdoor adventures, we offer custom boot fitting by appointment in store.

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Birmingham

West Midlands Railway

West Midlands Railway (operated by West Midlands Trains) is a train operating company that serves passengers in and around the West Midlands. What unites us is our passion for providing a railway service that’s easy to use, and exceeds the expectations of our customers, colleagues and communities at every opportunity. We are a train company […]

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Ludlow

Ludlow Distillery

HANDCRAFTED EXCELLENCE We’re very proud to craft the very best spirits. It all began with the birth of Ludlow Gin in 2018. From the outset we wanted to create premium hand-crafted gins that you could drink neat as well as in cocktails and the classic G&T; distilled spirits should be creations of beauty, something to […]

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Myddle

Shropshire Floats

When in Shropshire, why not book a Floatation and Seychelles sunroom session. We’re located just 7 miles north of Shrewsbury or 35minutes from the Ironbridge. 2 pods can be booked for the same time Floatation therapy is a unique relaxation treatment designed to give your mind and body the complete freedom to unwind and heal. […]

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Whitchurch

Doodle Alley

Welcome to our beautiful studio in the heart of Whitchurch, Shropshire. Doodle Alley offers a relaxing paint your own pottery environment and so much more! Doodle Alley is the ideal place to meet with friends and family and enjoy an experience like no other. We also offer party packages for a wide range of groups. […]

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Shrewsbury

Love2Stay - Glamping

We offer different types of luxury glamping accommodations – all come fully equipped with all of the necessities you’ll need during your stay, making them the ideal home away from home. Safari Lodge – Sophisticated design and luxury furnishings. Enjoy the cosiness of the Safari lodge, top of the Love2Stay range. This lodge comes with […]

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Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Walking Tours

Discover Shrewsbury’s medieval with our guided walking tours. Meeting at 2:15pm under the Clive of India Statue, dive straight in and explore the history and buildings of Shrewsbury during a 90 minute walk around this historic town. Let by knowledgeable and passionate local guides, each walking tour offers a unique perspective of over 1100 years […]

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Shrewsbury

Shropshire Tours

  We provide tours in a comfortable car or modern coach in Shropshire and surrounding areas for single travellers, couples or pre-organised groups. We cal also provide Walking Tours led by a professional guide. Let us show you around Shropshire, Wales and further afield to reveal hidden treasures. One, two, or three-day Tours based on […]

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Oswestry

Park Hall The Countryside Experience

Park Hall Countryside Experience the multi award winning farm park offers a brilliant day out for the whole family – you will be spoilt for choice! We not only have an adorable selection of farm animals for you to meet, there are indoor and outdoor play areas, tractor rides, go karts, junior driving school, World […]

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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. 

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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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