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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

The town square in Clun, South Shropshire

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...

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.....

Clun Castle

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.....

Ludlow Castle, Shropshire

Ludlow Castle (37 Pictures)

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The Abbey Church

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.....

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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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