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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

Acton Burnell Castle

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...

Ludlow street scene

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...

The Town  Square of Much Wenlock, Shropshire

Much Wenlock (42 Pictures)


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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.....

Carding mill valley, Shropshire

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.....

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.....

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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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