Top Things To Do and Places To See

Wondering what to do while you're in Shropshire, need a themed week, or simply want to pick and choose to get the full Shropshire experience? Here we've given you a list of ideas to start you off, each one listing five great local places to visit in the county and nearby.  Let us know what you think--maybe we'll add your own "Gimme Five!" list in future.

Shropshire Walks

The Wrekin, Wenlock Edge, the Long Mynd, the Clee Hills, the Severn Way

Museums and History

Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, RAF Museum Cosford, The Museum of Childhood, Acton Scott historic working farm, the Olympian Trail Much Wenlock

National Trust

Dudmaston Hall & Estate, Benthall Hall, Kinver Rock Houses, Attingham Park, Carding Mill Valley

Adventure in Shropshire

Quadbiking on Wenlock Edge, paragliding on the Long Mynd, canoeing the River Severn, dry ski slope Telford, adventure rope course Shrewsbury

Outdoor Variety

Walking, mountain biking, canoeing, riding, fishing

Animal days

Wildlife watch at Colemore Farm (deer, badgers, foxes, buzzards, bats), Rays Country Matters, West Midlands Safari Park, Walks with Hawks, Acton Scott historic working farm

Great eating in Shropshire

The King & Thai, Broseley; Restaurant Severn, Ironbridge; The Hundred House, Norton; The Crown Country Inn, Aston Munslow; The New Inn, Baschurch

Shropshire Golf

Bridgnorth, Worfield, Patshull Park, Ludlow, Shifnal

Fun with children in Shropshire

Severn Valley Railway, Enginuity Ironbridge, Bridgnorth Cliff Railway, Pigg's Play Barn (Apley Farm Shop), West Midlands Safari Park, Hawkstone Park Follies

Shropshire Castles

Ludlow Castle, Moreton Corbet Castle, Stokesay Castle, Clun Castle, Shrewsbury Castle

Local breweries in Shropshire

Ironbridge Brewery, Three Tuns Brewery Bishops Castle, Hobsons Brewery Cleobury Mortimer, Salopian Brewery Shrewsbury, Ludlow Brewing Company

Brilliant butchers

Beamans, Bridgnorth; Keith Alderson, Bridgnorth; Simon Gibbons, Broseley; Mark Lowe at Apley Farm Shop; Ryans, Much Wenlock

Racecourses in Shropshire

Ludlow, Uttoxeter, Wolverhampton, Warwick, Chester

Wet weather activities

Severn Valley Railway, ten pin bowling Telford, Majestic Cinema Bridgnorth, Ironbridge World Heritage Site and museums, dry ski slope Telford

Shropshire Churches

St Calixtus Astley Abbotts, St Mary Magdelene Bridgnorth, Buildwas Abbey, Wenlock Priory, St Mary's Patshull

Green visits

The Greenwood Activity Centre Ironbridge, Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre Craven Arms, Wyldwoods Broseley, Shropshire Wildlife Trust reserves, Centre for Alternative Technology Machynlleth

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