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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

Colemere near Ellesmere in Shropshire, UK.

Colemere (2 Pictures)

Clolemere is a countryside heritage site with miles of waymarked walks circling over 70 acres of water, woodland and sweet scented meadows...

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...

Looking towards Market Square from Ludlow Castle

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...

St John the Baptist Church

Stokesay (39 Pictures)

The village of Stokesay lies amid the soft rolling fields and wooded valley's of shropshire...

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Recommended attractions in Shropshire

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.....

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.....

Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle (45 Pictures)

This extremely attractive building is not a castle in the traditional sense, but rather a fortified manor house and as such is.....

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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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