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Pictures of Shropshire

A county in England

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

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Acton Burnell (16 Pictures)

Interestingly, Acton Burnell has connections with America that go back to the stirring days of the Declaration of Independence in 1776...

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

Claverley (3 Pictures)

Claverley is surrounded by agricultural land, a short distance from delightful Bridgenorth, a picturesque town on the banks of the River Severn...

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

Grinshill (3 Pictures)

The picturesque village of Grinshill is spread beneath Grinshill Hill, an isolated rocky outcrop which rises above the plains of the Severn Valley...

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Benthall Hall

Benthall Hall (6 Pictures)

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.....

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

Carding Mill Valley & Long Mynd (11 Pictures)

The bleak, heather clad Long Mynd lies to the west Of Church Stretton. It is a long lonely stretch covering some 10 miles in.....

Hodnet Hall, Market Drayton, 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.....

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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