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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Open top canoe trips on river with pub stop and steam train return. Also 2 day river adventures. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
Chirk Aqueduct and Viaduct is one of the two aqueducts within the World Heritage Site just a few miles downstream from Pontcysyllte. Completed in 1801, Chirk Aqueduct carries the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal high above the Ceiriog Valley and offers more beautiful views.
CLIMBING THE WALLS is the perfect place to feel the incredible adrenaline buzz of climbing tall walls, bouldering, action walls and training walls in a controlled, clean, indoor environment in a brand new purpose built Centre which opened in February 2017. Located opposite Tesco at Battlefields, you can choose to use the Park and Ride or arrive by car and park in one of plenty of spaces.
The dramatic riverside ruins and extensive earthworks of a Welsh Border Norman Castle, its tall keep unusually set on the side of its mound.
Here iron is the business, take a look at the pioneering spirt and revolutionary thinking that made the Gorge the silicon valley of it time.
At the Coalport China Museum you can see the vibrant National Collections of Coalport and Caughley.