Places of Interest

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

Acton Scott Historic Working farm






Contact

www.actonscottmuseum.com
acton.scott.museum@shropshire.gov.uk
01694 781307

Description

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm near Church Stretton demonstrates life on a Shropshire upland farm at the turn of the 19th century. The farm has featured on BBC TV’s ‘Victorian Farm’, ‘Countryfile’ and many other film and TV shows.

Address

Wenlock Lodge
Acton Scott
Church Stretton
Shropshire
SY6 6QN


Blists Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town






Contact

www.ironbridge.org.uk
tic@ironbridge.org.uk
01952 433424

Description

Enjoy a fun family day out at this recreated Victorian Town. You can discover more about Victorian life as you meet the ‘Victorian’ townsfolk.

Welcome to the age of Queen Victoria. Here you’ll experience what life was like when Britain ruled the world. Meet some (almost) real Victorians in their authentic shops and cottages, buy curious goods from a bygone era and watch tradespeople in action in their atmospheric workshops and factories.

Address

Legges Way
Madeley
Telford
Shropshire
TF7 5DU


Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway







Contact

www.bridgnorthcliffrailway.co.uk
office@bridgnorthcliffrailway.co.uk
01746 762124

Description

This remarkable funicular railway is the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the country.

Address

6a Castle Terrace
Bridgnorth
Shropshire
WV16 4AH


British Ironwork Centre

British Ironwork Centre





Contact

www.britishironworkcentre.co.uk
info@britishironworkcentre.co.uk
01691 610952

Description

The British Ironwork Centre is a family company, long dedicated to, and passionate about the preservation and creation of quality metal work, in all it’s forms.

Address

Whitehall
Aston
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11 4JH


Caer Caradoc

Caer Caradoc







Contact

churchstretton.scf@shropshire.gov.uk
01694 723133

Description

Hillfort reputed to be the site of Caractacus’ last stand.

Address

Nr Church Stretton
Shropshire


Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Ironbridge Gorge Museums







Contact

www.ironbridge.org.uk
tic@ironbridge.org.uk
01952 433424

Description

Whether you are interested in fine china, fun interactives or a ‘Victorian’ town, its all to be found in this World Heritage Site.

Address

Coalbrookdale
Telford
Shropshire
TF8 7DQ


Land of Lost Content Museum

Land of Lost Content Museum





Contact

www.lolc.co.uk
info@landlostcontent.plus.com
01588 676176

Description

The Land of Lost Content is an independent museum containing Britain’s foremost collection of pop culture ephemera, obscure objects and ordinary things from the pre-digital era.

Address

Market Street
Craven Arms
Shropshire
SY7 9NW


Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle






Contact

www.ludlowcastle.com
info@ludlowcastle.com
01584 873355

Description

Construction of Ludlow Castle began in the late 11th Century as the border stronghold of one of the Marcher Lords, Roger De Lacy.

Address

Castle Square
Ludlow
Shropshire
SY8 1AY


National Gardens Scheme (Shropshire)

National Gardens Scheme







Contact

www.ngs.org.uk
allison@walter@btinternet.com
01588 620055

Description

Shropshire is blessed with many beautiful gardens – from grand estates to exquisitely designed town gardens – and many are open for charity as part of the National Gardens Scheme.

Address

Throughout Shropshire


Oswestry Market

Oswestry Market








Contact

www.oswestrymarket.co.uk
d.clough@oswestry-tc.gov.uk
01691 680222

Description

Based in Oswestry, one of the UK’s oldest border settlements, the markets were first formed some 800 years ago. We have a fantastic award winning indoor market held every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; an outdoor street market every Wednesday and Saturday and an impressive Artisan market held on the last Friday of each month where you will find the best local produce and crafts.

Address

Bailey Head
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY11 1PZ


Sabrina Boat Trips

Sabrina Boat Trips






Contact

www.sabrinaboat.co.uk
info@sabrinaboat.co.uk
01743 369741

Description

Sailing from Victoria Quay daily 11am – 4pm on the hour, a delightful 45 minute river cruise with commentary from the Captain in the 2nd half.

Address

Victoria Quay
Next to the Welsh Bridge
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY1 1HH


Severn Valley Railway

Severn Valley Railway






Contact

www.svr.co.uk
01562 757900

Description

Explore, enjoy and step back in time at the SVR! Exciting steam trains, fantastic events and plenty to explore – the Severn Valley Railway has all the ingredients for a great day out.

More than 250,000 visitors each year step on board one of the SVR’s heritage steam locomotives for a journey of adventure along the stunning 16-mile line, from Kidderminster in Worcestershire to Bridgnorth in Shropshire.

Address

Number One
Comberton Place
Kidderminster
DY10 1QR


Stiperstones

Stiperstones





Contact

enquiries.westmidlands@naturalengland.org.uk
01743 792294

Description

The quartzite tors rising from the top of the Stiperstones ridge lie within the shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and are visible for miles around.

Address

c/o Natural England
Rigmoreoak, Pennerley
Minsterley
Shropshire
SY5 0NE


Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre




Contact

www.shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk
info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk
01588 676060

Description

Get up close and personal to Shropshire’s larger than life mammoth and step back into the Iron Age. If you’re looking for somewhere to take the kids or grandkids during the summer holidays we have several family events to keep children and adults amused and entertained.

Address

School Road
Craven Arms
Shropshire
SY7 9RS