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Shropshire for families with children

Shropshire is a dream destination for families with children. We have wide open spaces free from traffic where you can let them roam to their heart’s content. You don’t need to spend much money to make memories, either. Forests and hills, castles and country parks: all provide safe, imagination-fuelling adventures for the explorers in your life. Shropshire’s rich history means you can easily learn a lot without feeling like your day was ‘educational’ – if you see what we’re saying. We have many wonderful museums, including ten in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ironbridge Gorge, where young people can absorb Britain’s social and industrial history in a way that is effortlessly hands-on. Blists Hill, for example, is an open-air Victorian town museum where you can step inside shops and cottages to see what life was like in around 1900. Enjoy real fish & chips; maybe in summer ride the steam-powered carousel in the old-fashioned funfair. Elsewhere we have Acton Scott Historic Working Farm where traditional nineteenth-century farm life unfolds before your eyes.  And whether you’ve been riding a bike or taking a hike, Shropshire always has a child-friendly pub or cosy tea room to refresh tired people, big and small, at the end of an exhilarating day. Bring your kids, big and small, to Shropshire – and find the very best days out for all your family.

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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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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Much Wenlock

Much Wenlock Museum

Can you name the town that was the inspiration for the modern Olympic Games? If you said Much Wenlock, you’re spot on. At the Much Wenlock Museum you’ll discover how Baron Pierre de Coubertin was inspired to start the modern Olympics when he visited the Much Wenlock Olympian Games. You’ll also find out about the […]

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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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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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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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Ludlow

Ludlow Food Festival, Ludlow Castle, 10-12 September 2021

Ludlow Food Festival, in partnership with Wardington’s Original Ludlow Gin, is back and doing what it does best – delivering the best names in the business along with a wide range of top-quality food and drink producers from across the Welsh Marches. Visitors can expect all the activities the UK’s original food festival is famous for – […]

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Craven Arms

Stokesay Castle

Step into the finest and best-preserved fortified medieval manor house in England. Discover the great hall, unchanged for over 700 years. Spot characters carved in the timbers of the 17th-century gatehouse and climb to the top of a fairy-tale tower for breathtaking views of the Shropshire Hills. Stokesay Castle was constructed at the end of […]

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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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Oswestry

Adrenaline Sporting Events

Adrenaline Sporting Events aims to provide market leading and innovative event experiences and delivery. Working closely with our range of expert partners our aim is to provide friendly, professional and considered event experiences for every one of our participants, from when they first enquire about the event, until the moment they cross the finish line. […]

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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

Battlefield 1403 Farm shop

Battlefield 1403 is more than just a farm shop, it’s one of the best butcheries in the UK, a well stocked deli counter, a shop full of speciality great tasting local food and drink, a museum celebrating the Battle of Shrewsbury, a Falconry Centre, Archie Sparrow’s trail for children, our Woodshed where you can buy all the wood you need for […]

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Ironbridge

Shropshire Raft Tours

Shropshire Raft Tours welcomes you to our scenic river boat trips, canoe/kayak hire, mini raft hire and mega stand up paddle board hire along the beautiful River Severn located in Ironbridge, Shropshire. Great for those seeking a complete and fun-filled Ironbridge Gorge mini-adventure! Our scenic raft trips are great for all the family with any […]

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