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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...

Autumn at Colemere near Ellesmere, Shropshire

Colemere (2 Pictures)

Clolemere is a countryside heritage site with miles of waymarked walks circling over 70 acres of water, woodland and sweet scented meadows...

This is the Tudor House Inn in Market Drayton, Shropshire.

Market Drayton (7 Pictures)

Market Drayton is famous as the home of Gingerbread, and as the birthplace of Robert Clive - Clive of India, he was educated at the Grammar School, founded in 1558, and his desk bearing his carved initials is still preserved...

Overton, Shropshire

Overton (1 Pictures)

Overton lies on a bend of the River Test a short distance from Ludlow...

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Attingham Park, Nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Attingham Park (24 Pictures)

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

Leatherworker 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 Clun castle in South Shropshire.

Clun Castle (15 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.....

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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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