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Shropshire attractions: see something new in Shropshire with every visit

Thanks to a vast array of attractions in Shropshire, each visit to our beautiful county can bring a completely different experience. Families with young children may love roaming free in our countryside parks and forests, or through the luxuriant gardens and grounds of Shropshire’s castles and big houses. Perhaps you’d like to explore the country’s first ‘theme park’, Hawkstone Park -an intriguing landscape of caves and follies, beloved by Victorian visitors. Shropshire is home to several fun farm attractions where you can get up close to animals: feed a lamb, walk with a hawk, brush an alpaca or ride a pony. Heritage railway lines are another popular Shropshire attraction. Hop on board a vintage train, listen for the whistle and enjoy the old-fashioned scent of steam as you chug through timeless Shropshire scenery. Visitors young and old will find something to love in our UNESCO World Heritage site of Ironbridge, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Take your time exploring ten museum attractions. Many more museums in our Shropshire towns await the curious-minded. Shropshire has attractions for every guest and their every mood. So what would you like to do in Shropshire today?

Oswestry

Oswestry Tourist Information Centre

Visit Oswestry Town Tourist Information Centre at Castle View. The Town TIC is open 3 days each week, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 to 3 pm. You can ask our staff anything about Oswestry and The Welsh Borders and they will do their best to help you. They are real ambassadors for the town and […]

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Church Stretton

Acton Scott Hall

For the first time, the Acton family are opening the doors to this timeless gem by offering private group Tours of the house, grounds and gardens. Intricate oak panelling, decorative Jacobean carvings and fascinating heirlooms are all part of what makes Acton Scott Hall unique. In 2020 a self-guided Tree Walk on the estate surrounding the […]

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Powys

Bank Farm Caravans

Bank Farm Caravan Park is a small select high quality holiday park situated near Welshpool on the Shropshire/Mid Wales border and has been owned by the Bebb/Corfield family for over 80 years. David, Gill, Rob and Sarah offer you a warm welcome to our family run park with breathtaking views of the Long Mountain and […]

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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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Much Wenlock

Much Wenlock Priory

The tranquil ruins of Wenlock Priory stand in a picturesque setting on the fringe of beautiful Much Wenlock. An Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded here in about 680 by King Merewalh of Mercia, whose abbess daughter Milburge was hailed as a saint. Her relics were miraculously re-discovered here in 1101, attracting both pilgrims and prosperity to […]

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Ellesmere

The Shropshire Distillery

Distillery Tours and Gin School Experiences A warm welcome from our family to yours awaits at the distillery, with a gin and tonic, of course! Meet us, get to know us, discover our story and our love of all things gin as we tour the distillery together. Walk around where the magic happens and even make […]

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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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Bridgnorth

Severn Valley Railway

Come join the Severn Valley Railway to step back in time and make lasting memories. Discover the wonders of Worcestershire and Shropshire on the Severn Valley Railway. A perfect day out for all the family. Set across 16 miles of awe-inspiring countryside, jump aboard a steam train and discover the wonders like The Engine House […]

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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 canoe, kayak or […]

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Llanfair Caereinion

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

Welcome to the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Opened in 1903 to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion, this 2 foot 6-inch narrow gauge steam railway now provides a tourist service for all the family and a welcome change from the rush of everyday life. Built as a […]

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Shrewsbury

Soldiers of Shropshire Museum

Welcome to Soldiers of Shropshire Museum in Shrewsbury Castle. The Museum is host to a journey through nearly 300 years of British Army Evolution, seen through the eyes, campaigns and sacrifices of Shropshire Soldiers. The Museum displays the significant collections of the Shropshire regiments between 1755 and 1968, including the formation of the Light Infantry […]

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Market Drayton

Fordhall Farm

Spend a magical holiday in our Shropshire-made Mongolian yurts, privately situated on our 140 acre organic farm in North Shropshire’s Tern Valley. Our two yurts are interconnected, providing the perfect getaway for up to six people. One is used as the bedroom and the other the living space. We only rent this as one unit, […]

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Ironbridge

Jackfield Tile Museum

Tiles everywhere! The Victorians were on a mission – to make tiles and to use them. Jackfield was once at the very heart of British tile production and here you can see why. Walk amongst the very best examples in-situ at a recreated pub, tube station, church and more. See stunning friezes, epic story-telling panels […]

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