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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

Acton Burnell Castle, Shropshire

Acton Burnell (16 Pictures)

Interestingly, Acton Burnell has connections with America that go back to the stirring days of the Declaration of Independence in 1776...

Colemere near Ellesmere in Shropshire, UK.

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...

Overton, Shropshire

Overton (1 Pictures)

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

The Old Market Hall, The Square, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury (250 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

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.....

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.....

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.....

Wroxeter Roman City (Viriconium) in Shropshire

Wroxeter Roman City (9 Pictures)

Wroxeter Roman City lies about 5 miles south-east of Shrewsbury, here lies the remains of what was the fourth largest town in.....

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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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