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A picture of Conwy

Conwy

in the county of Gwynedd

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Pictures of Church Stretton

a Historic Market Town in the county of Shropshire
Church Stretton parish church, Shropshire

About Church Stretton

Church Stretton is an historic market town in the South Shropshire hills, and the only town in the Shropshire hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - one of Britain's fiinest landscapes.

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The front of the little thatched church at Little Stretton, Shropshire

Little Stretton (4 Pictures) in the county of Shropshire

(1.6 miles, 2.5 km, direction SW of Church Stretton)

Little Stretton lies in a charming rural area a short distance from the old town of Church Stretton...

Acton Burnell - the Castle and St. Mary's Church

Acton Burnell (16 Pictures) in the county of Shropshire

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction NE of Church Stretton)

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

Stokesay Castle in Shropshire

Stokesay (46 Pictures) in the county of Shropshire

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction S of Church Stretton)

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

The Abbey Church, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury (269 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Shropshire

(11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction N of Church Stretton)

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...

A view of Ludlow

Ludlow (169 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Shropshire

(12.5 miles, 20.2 km, direction S of Church Stretton)

Nestling on the banks of the rivers Corve and Theme Ludlow is a joyous town to visit at any time of year...

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Looking towards Church Stretton

Carding Mill Valley & Long Mynd (11 Pictures)

(0.9 miles, 1.4 km)

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

View of Long Mynd - Shropshire

The Long Mynd (18 Pictures)

(2.6 miles, 4.1 km, direction W)

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

View out over Stiperstones, Shropshire

Stiperstones (9 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction NW)

The Stiperstones lie amongst the magnificent hill scenery of Shropshire and at 1,762 feet are the second highest range in the.....

Acton Burnell Castle, Shropshire

Acton Burnell Castle (4 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction NE)

Although crenulated, the spectacular red sandstone ruins of Acton Burnell speak more of a grandiose place of comfort rather than.....

Stokesay Castle in Shropshire

Stokesay Castle (80 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.2 km, direction S)

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

Wroxeter Roman City (Viriconium) in Shropshire

Wroxeter Roman City (9 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction NE)

Wroxeter Roman City lies about 5 miles south-east of Shrewsbury, here lies the remains of what was the fourth largest town in.....

Priory ruins

Wenlock Priory (28 Pictures)

(11.2 miles, 18.1 km, direction E)

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