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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

Shropshire black and white

Hodnet (9 Pictures)

Shropshire is a beautiful old county with a wealth of ancient and historic villages, some, like Hodnet, retain wonderful 'gems' from an old and illustrious past...

View from the bridge towards the power station

Ironbridge (145 Pictures)

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

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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Acton Burnell Castle, Shropshire

Acton Burnell Castle (4 Pictures)

Although crenulated, the spectacular red sandstone ruins of Acton Burnell speak more of a grandiose place of comfort rather than.....

The Printshop at Blists Hill, Shropshire

Blists Hill Victorian Town Museum (133 Pictures)

Blists Hill VICTORIAN TOWN is one of the largest Open Air Museums in Britain. A small Victorian town has been created above 30.....

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.....

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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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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