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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

14th Century Pack Horse Bridge

Clun (19 Pictures)

Rising at the side of the River Clun from which the town takes its name, this charming little place offers much of interest...

View from Corbet Wood (Grinshill), Shropshire

Grinshill (3 Pictures)

The picturesque village of Grinshill is spread beneath Grinshill Hill, an isolated rocky outcrop which rises above the plains of the Severn Valley...

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

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.....

Attingham park, 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.....

Hodnet Hall, Market Drayton, Shropshire

Hodnet Hall (3 Pictures)

Picturesque Hodnet Hall stands on the bank of a small valley, it is a handsome red-brick mansion designed in the 19th-century by.....

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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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