Whether you enjoy exploring historic buildings, looking for wildlife or finding activities for your children, there is plenty on offer around the area
National Trust – Cardingmill Valley
National Trust – Wenlock Edge
Midlands Glider Centre
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Enjoy a huge range of activities including Quad Biking / Trekking, Mountain Boarding, Grass Boarding, Mountain Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery and Team Building Activities
It’s been called ‘truly inspirational’ by HRH Prince of Wales, ‘ one of the world’s most appealing small museums’ by historian Dr John Davies and won numerous national awards, including ‘Britain’s Best Hidden Gem’. When the BBC brought Historic Royal Palaces Curator and historian, Lucy Worsley to film, she exclaimed ‘WHAT a stunning place!’ You really do need to see for yourself what all the fuss is over this exceptional attraction in the tiny border town of Presteigne. You can explore the ‘upstairs downstairs’ lives of its Victorian inhabitants, from Judge’s to their servants and felonious guests, all by the flicker of gas and oil lighting throughout and a hands-on policy that allows you to immerse yourself into their world.
The Mere at Ellesmere is the largest and most spectacular of the nine glacial meres around the 'North Shropshire Lake District'.
Much Wenlock in Shropshire is the home of the modern Olympic Games, no honestly! Dr William Penny Brookes was a local doctor who campaigned tirelessly to revive the ancient Greek games.
Shrewsbury is fortunate to have its own beautiful, 29-acre parkland known as The Quarry. Throughout the year you’ll find a host events taking place at The Quarry Park, including The Carnival, Regatta and Dragon Boat racing to name just a few.
Dare you enter this narrow, dimly lit tunnel to see a geological curiosity, where bitumen still oozes through the walls. Don't forget to pick up your hard hat!