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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 mere, Ellesmere, Shropshire

Ellesmere (8 Pictures)

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

Weaving a Wattle Fence

Ironbridge (145 Pictures)

This town is named for the famous bridge that spans the River Severn - the world's first Iron Bridge....

The Feathers

Ludlow (107 Pictures)

Nestling on the banks of the rivers Corve and Theme Ludlow is a joyous town to visit at any time of year...

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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.....

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.....

Shrewsbury Abbey

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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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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