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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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Telford

The Wrekin

The Wrekin, a prominent hill located within the northern area of the Shropshire Hills AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), holds a special place in the hearts of locals and visitors alike. Rising approximately 407 meters (1,335 feet) above the surrounding landscape, the Wrekin’s distinctive profile can be seen from miles around, making it an […]

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Bishop's Castle

Fusing Ideas Glass Studio

Glass Art and functional designs: At Fusing Ideas Glass, artisan/designer Jill Bagnall creates stunning, contemporary glass, predominantly using glass fusing techniques. 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 workspace. You are very […]

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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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Chirbury

Marrington Escapes

Luxurious holiday cottages in the Heart of South Shropshire. No matter the weather or the season, there is always a view to celebrate here on the estate. Sunlight through summer trees, raindrops on the river as it winds its way down stream, carpets of golden autumnal leaves and icing sugar dusted valleys in winter. It’s […]

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Ironbridge

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Is iron the greatest material ever made? Find out how iron, and particularly Coalbrookdale iron, changed the course of the world. See stunning exhibits, exquisite art castings and functional cookware all made from iron. Stop by the brand-new destination restaurant, the Furnace Kitchen, now open for all visitors. Things To See CAST-IRON CRAZY Be wowed […]

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Ellesmere

The Mere at Ellesmere

We can thank the retreating glaciers of the last ice age for North Shropshire’s many ‘Meres and Mosses’. The Mere at Ellesmere is the largest of them all and offers a great location to explore the mainly flat trails. Take in the views of the mere, the ancient Motte and Bailey, pleasure gardens and nineteenth […]

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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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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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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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Atcham

Attingham Park

An 18th-century estate for all seasons with 200 acres of parkland and Regency Mansion. The National Trust’s Attingham Park, one Shropshire’s finest country estate, has been the setting for astutely accumulated fortunes, overspending and financial ruin, a story of love and neglect, and revival and rediscovery. Bequeathed to the National Trust in 1947 by Thomas, […]

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Broseley

Frankly Alpacas

A MOMENT WITH OUR ALPACAS IS FRANKLY UNFORGETTABLE If you love animals, the outdoors and want to get away from the stress and monotony of day to day life then you’ll love Frankly Alpacas. We offer the most intimate and personal alpaca experiences available.At our farm in Broseley, Shropshire you can enjoy peace and quiet with […]

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Shrewsbury

Walking, Cycling & Country Parks

Come and enjoy everything that Shropshire’s Great Outdoors has to offer Discover the fantastic countryside, exceptional views and wonderful wildlife. Explore our Country Parks, heritage sites and play areas or get active on over 5,600 km’s of Public Rights of Way (that’s the same distance as Shrewsbury to New York… on your doorstep!). Shropshire has […]

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