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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

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...

The mere, Ellesmere, Shropshire

Ellesmere (8 Pictures)

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

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...

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Recommended attractions in Shropshire

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.....

Hodnet Hall, 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.....

Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle (37 Pictures)

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Wroxham Roman City

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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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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