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Pictures of Shropshire

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Shropshire, 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

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

Claverley (3 Pictures)

in the county of Shropshire

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

XII century Holy Trinity Church in Much Wenlock

Much Wenlock (56 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Shropshire

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The English Bridge

Shrewsbury (269 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Shropshire

Shrewsbury is a wonderfully atmospheric town which beguiles the visitor with sights of bygone centuries and much a great charm is to be found in its narrow streets and medieval buildings...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Shropshire

Clun Castle

Clun Castle (32 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.....

View of Long Mynd - Shropshire

The Long Mynd (18 Pictures)

The Long Mynd (meaning "Long Mountain") is a 7 mile long heath and moorland plateau that forms part of the Shropshire hills and.....

Gatehouse at Whittington Castle

Whittington Castle (2 Pictures)

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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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