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Shropshire adventures: get your gear on

From the hills and valleys of south Shropshire to the meres and mosses of the north, Shropshire offers infinite adventures. Walk the sweeping moorland of the Long Mynd, or the wooded escarpment of Wenlock Edge. Take a hike up Shropshire’s beloved ‘little mountain’, The Wrekin, from which comes a local toast: ‘To friends all around the Wrekin’. Shropshire has miles of footpaths for casual ambles and lengthy rambles. Long-distance adventures include the Shropshire Way and Offa’s Dyke Path. The latter is named after a King of Mercia thought to have built a mighty earthwork to protect his kingdom from the Welsh. Walking isn’t the only way to see Shropshire. We have miles of cycle paths, including along old railway lines, and adrenaline-inspiring downhill courses. Shropshire bridleways for horseriding include the Jack Mytton Way and Humphrey Kynaston Way, named after two notorious Shropshire horsemen. Shropshire is far from the sea, but our county offers plenty of adventures on water. For an authentically Shropshire/Welsh adventure, try your skills in a coracle – a small, lightweight circular boat that sits on top of the water. And those are just the beginning when it comes to adventure travel in Shropshire. You could also try indoor or outdoor climbing, high ropes courses, paragliding, orienteering, bushcraft … have you packed your sense of adventure?

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The Great Escape Company

We are an outdoor adventure company based on the Great Hagley Estate in the beautiful South Shropshire Hills. A fabulous venue for birthday parties, stag and hen activities, corporate events, school outings, tourist groups and family get togethers. Come and soar with us at The Great Escape on one of England’s longest zip lines. Embark on […]

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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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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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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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Shrewsbury

Riverside Cabins

Luxury self catering holiday cabins in the heart of Shropshire Nestled on the banks of the River Perry amongst a tranquil private woodland, our luxurious riverside self-catering pods and holiday cabins are the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. Riverside Cabins is situated in the popular village of Baschurch in […]

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Shrewsbury

Wroxeter Roman City

Discover urban-living 2,000 years ago at Viriconium (Wroxeter) – once the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. Wander the remains of the bathhouse and explore a reconstructed town house from a city which was almost as large as Pompeii. Discover the daily lives of the people who lived here with the audio tour and through […]

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Oswestry

Rednal Karting

1100 metre outdoor circuit with great facilities perfect for Birthday Parties, Stag Do’s & Corporate Team Building. Rednal Karting is situated on the Rednal Industrial Estate just off the A5 near Oswestry. The track is over 1km long and consists off two long straights and some great technical areas. The team at Rednal Karting are […]

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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

The British Ironwork Centre

An award-winning, 5* family day out with over 60 acres of land to explore. Including a café, ice-cream parlour, shopping, a sculpture park, seasonal events and an outdoor children’s adventure play, there really is something for everyone here! We have a large café and ice-cream parlour offering a full breakfast, lunch and hot drinks menu. […]

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Ironbridge

Blists Hill Victorian Town

Enjoy a fun family day out at this recreated Victorian Town. You can discover more about Victorian life as you meet the ‘Victorian’ townsfolk. No cars. No TV. Just tons of fun! Welcome to the age of Queen Victoria. Here you’ll experience what life was like when Britain ruled the world. Meet some (almost) real […]

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Church Strettton

Oaklands Campsite

Welcome to Oaklands. A  back to basics campsite nestling under the wenlock Edge within the Shropshire Hills, set in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. (No bright lights or disco’s here). Let your mind drift into  starry skies infront of a firepit. (Logs and fire surround supplied). Try your luck fishing on our 2 lakes,  […]

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Craven Arms

Great Hagley Holiday Accommodation with Activities

A small country estate nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the South Shropshire countryside. The Estate has two properties, The Annex and The Bunkhouse, which are available to rent for long weekends or week-long holidays. Whether you’re enjoying an escape for two in The Annex or bunking down with 20 of your […]

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Shrewsbury

Hire a Canoe Ltd

Explore the river above and around Shrewsbury! Hire a Canoe offers high-quality and reliable canoe, kayak and paddle board (SUP) hire on the River Severn. We cater for everyone, including families, couples, friends and corporate days out. Dogs are welcome! Choose from a peaceful 12-mile river trip with free minibus transport, two-hour hire from the […]

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