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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

The Bullring with All Saints Church in background. Claverley, Shropshire

Claverley (3 Pictures)

Claverley is surrounded by agricultural land, a short distance from delightful Bridgenorth, a picturesque town on the banks of the River Severn...

Early Morning.

Ellesmere (8 Pictures)

Ellesmere, has a lovely 'holiday' atmosphere which gives it an 'away from it all' feel...

The little thatched church at Little Stretton, Shropshire

Little Stretton (3 Pictures)

Little Stretton lies in a charming rural area a short distance from the old town of Church Stretton...

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Recommended attractions in Shropshire

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.....

Carding Mill - July 2009

Carding Mill Valley & Long Mynd (11 Pictures)

The bleak, heather clad Long Mynd lies to the west Of Church Stretton. It is a long lonely stretch covering some 10 miles in.....

Clun Castle in South Shropshire

Clun Castle (30 Pictures)

Late in the 12th-century, the wooden fortification built at Clun in the 11th-century was burnt down by the Welsh. The land then.....

View from Manstone Rock, Stiperstones, Shropshire

Stiperstones (9 Pictures)

The Stiperstones lie amongst the magnificent hill scenery of Shropshire and at 1,762 feet are the second highest range in the.....

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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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