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About 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. View the pictures of Shropshire..

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The Bullring with All Saints Church in background. Claverley, Shropshire

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View from Corbet Wood (Grinshill), Shropshire

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Autumn by the River Severn

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Tudor house in Ludlow, Shropshire

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This is the Tudor House Inn in Market Drayton, Shropshire.

Market Drayton

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Ruins of Much Wenlock Priory

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Stokesay Castle in Shropshire

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St Bartholemew, Tong

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Acton Burnell Castle, Shropshire

Acton Burnell Castle

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Reflections - Attingham Park, Shrewsbury

Attingham Park

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Benthall Hall

Benthall Hall

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Blists Hill Victorian Town open-air Museum, Ironbridge, Shropshire

Blists Hill Victorian Town Museum

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Carding mill valley, Shropshire

Carding Mill Valley & Long Mynd

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Hodnet Hall, Shropshire

Hodnet Hall

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View from Manstone Rock, Stiperstones, Shropshire

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Stokesay Castle

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Wroxeter Roman Fort

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