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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?

CRAVEN ARMS

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

Go Wild Creating Memories! Alderford Lake is the perfect destination for summer family fun- from our incredible 120 person aquapark, to paddleboard hire, to our twist on Escape Rooms this is a must visit destination. Your summer starts at Alderford Lake. Onsite we also have incredible selection of food options, including our Snugburys Ice Cream […]

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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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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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Liverpool

Byways Breaks

Byways Breaks arrange walking and cycling holidays in the unspoilt countryside of Shropshire, Cheshire and Welsh borders. We know the best places to stay and our cycling and walking routes are carefully planned so you explore the most beautiful countryside, visit places of interest and stop at the best pubs and tea shops. All our […]

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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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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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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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Oswestry

Rednal Karting

Following Government Guidelines we are hoping that Rednal Karting can reopen from Monday 29th March! We can’t wait to welcome you all back to Rednal again, and we are ready to take bookings now via www.rednalkarting.co.uk and 07989 471307 Our team will be continuing to follow all our existing COVID-19 protocols, to ensure a safe […]

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Nr Shifnal

Weston Park

Enjoy the great outdoors at Weston Park. With 1,000 acres of wonderful to explore, the adventures across our estate are endless. Enjoy woodland walks, soak up the fresh air and take in the breath-taking views across the estate. At Weston, we don’t do out of bounds, so bring the dog, the bikes and a picnic […]

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Whitchurch

Alderford Lake

Go Wild Creating Memories! Alderford Lake is the perfect destination for summer family fun- from our incredible 120 person aquapark, to paddleboard hire, to our twist on Escape Rooms this is a must visit destination. Your summer starts at Alderford Lake. Onsite we also have incredible selection of food options, including our Snugburys Ice Cream […]

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CRAVEN ARMS

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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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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