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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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Autumn at Colemere near Ellesmere, Shropshire

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The village of Grinshill, Shropshire, from the cliff of Grinshill

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Overton, Shropshire

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Shrewsbury Abbey

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Acton Burnell Castle, Shropshire

Acton Burnell Castle

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Attingham Park, Nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Attingham Park

An elegant 18th century mansion with regancy interiors and deer park, Attingham Park is of the great houses of the.....

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Benthall Hall, Shropshire

Benthall Hall

This is a beautiful stone-built house of the 16th-century which is set on a rise above the wooded slopes of the meandering River.....

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Dogcart at Blists Hill, Shropshire

Blists Hill Victorian Town Museum

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Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton, Shropshire. Sunset view from The Stiperstones

Carding Mill Valley & Long Mynd

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Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle

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Shrewsbury Abbey

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View from Manstone Rock, Stiperstones, Shropshire

Stiperstones

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Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle

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Wroxeter Roman City (Viriconium) in Shropshire

Wroxeter Roman City

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