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Attingham Park (National Trust)

Mansion House, Deer Park, Walks,

Children’s play area, events, Café. – SY4 4TN 15 miles


Battlefield 1403

Historic Walk & heritage centre,  Café and bird of prey centre  – SY4 3DB        8.4 miles


British Ironworks Centre

Fun for all ages

British Ironworks Centre 

Sculpture Park, Shop, Café SY11 4JH     16.3 miles

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Chirk Castle (National Trust)

LL14 5AE     20.3 miles Mansion House, Walks, Cafe

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Corbet Wood & Grinshill

Wooded walks, picnic area – 4 miles

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Dorothy Clive Garden

Gardens, Café and shop, Events          TF9 3DJ       13.4 miles


Haughmond Abbey (English Heritage)

Historic remains of Augustinian Abbey – SY4 4RW  11.2 miles


Haughmond Hill (Forestry Commission) 

Circular easy access route walks, cycle route, picnic area & tea room – SY4 4RW

11.2 miles –


Hawkstone Park & Follies

Historic woodland fantasy with crags,

caves & monuments, beautiful views. – SY4 5JY     6.5 miles


Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom

Animals galore, Sheep racing, events.

Picnic areas, play zones. – TF6 6DJ     19.1 miles

The Lyneal Trust Canal Boat Holidays

Holidays and day trips for families, groups and those with disabilities, illness or injury or any other vulnerability and their friends and carers who may accompany them.

Ring 01948 710 708 or email



Whittington Castle

Historic medieval Castle, picnic area, shop, garden  – SY11 4DF 15 miles


Wroxeter Roman City (English Heritage)

Fourth largest Roman City, Viriconium)

Surviving basilica wall & recreated Roman Town House. – SY5 6PH      15.9 miles


Wroxeter Roman Vineyard

Wine tasting & tours – SY5 6PQ 16 miles

Address: Wroxeter, Shrewsbury SY5 6PQ Phone: 01743 761888 Email:

Alderford Lake

Tilstock Road, Whitchurch SY13 3JQ – Phone 01948665914


The lake caters for swimming, canoeing and boating etc. There is more to the lake as the company has a variety of events going on. The cafe/bistro can been rented for special occasions and Marquees are used for special events in a normal year, Weddings, AGM Meetings, Children events and many more. There is a pleasant one mile walk around the lake, dogs are permitted as long as they are kept on a lead and you can finish off with a drink or something to eat.

Shrewsbury – our County Town (on main bus & train routes)

 Nearest Park & Ride, Harlescott SY1 4HA

Sabrina Boat Cruises – leisurely trip along River Severn loop.  Day & evening trips, themed cruises, private hire.

Shrewsbury Abbey – founded 1083 as a Benedictine Monastery.  Famous for Brother Cadfael novels by Ellis Peters.

Shrewsbury Castle & Regimental Museum – dating from 1066.  Lovely gardens and viewpoint.

St Mary’s Church – Ancient building with stained glass spanning over six centuries.  One of the tallest spires in England.  Now home to a Café and seasonal Charity Christmas Card shop.  Open to visitors.

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings – The world’s first iron-framed building.  Find out how the modern skyscraper was born in Shrewsbury.  Pre-booked tours only, building under redevelopment.

Quarry & Dingle Beautiful park in Shrewsbury with tree lined avenues alongside the River Severn, children’s play area, picnic lawns.  Sunken garden hidden by hedges recreated by ‘Percy Thrower’.

Coleham Pumping Station – Built 1900 to house two steam-driven beam engines.  “Steam Open days” throughout the year.

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery – the ‘Music Hall’ in The Square, Shrewsbury is a mix of extraordinary buildings dating from 1200’s including a medieval town house and early Victorian public rooms.

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Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre01743 258888 (

Please contact for events, Guided Tours information.