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Pictures of Shropshire

A county in England

About the county of Shropshire

Shropshire is a county situated in the West Midland parts of England and borders Wales. The county town of Shrewsbury, birthplace of Charles Darwin, is a stunning historic town with well over 600 listed buildings to admire and explore. Some of the local attractions include Shrewsbury Abbey, this ancient and yet magnificent Abbey is ranked second only to Canterbury as a favourite destination for pilgrims, Shrewsbury Castle, with its fascinating Regimental Museum and delightful gardens and Rowley's House Museum, which is housed within a timber-framed warehouse and has an adjoining 17th century brick mansion. Other main towns within the county are Ludlow, Oswestry and Telford all of which hold their own individual historical treasures well known to Shropshire.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Shropshire

Ironbridge

Ironbridge (139 Pictures)

This town is named for the famous bridge that spans the River Severn - the world's first Iron Bridge....

English Bridge, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury (227 Pictures)

Shrewsbury is a wonderfully atmospheric town which beguiles the visitor with sights of bygone centuries and much a great charm is to be found in its narrow streets and medieval buildings...

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Recommended attractions in Shropshire

Reflections - Attingham Park, Shrewsbury

Attingham Park (24 Pictures)

An elegant 18th century mansion with regancy interiors and deer park, Attingham Park is of the great houses of the.....

Benthall Hall

Benthall Hall (6 Pictures)

This is a beautiful stone-built house of the 16th-century which is set on a rise above the wooded slopes of the meandering River.....

Shrewsbury Abbey. Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Shrewsbury Abbey (5 Pictures)

The site of Shrewsbury Abbey is an ancient one, quite possibly dating back to Saxon times when a wooden church would have stood.....

Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle (45 Pictures)

This extremely attractive building is not a castle in the traditional sense, but rather a fortified manor house and as such is.....

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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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