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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)

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

Clun Castle in South Shropshire

Clun (19 Pictures)

Rising at the side of the River Clun from which the town takes its name, this charming little place offers much of interest...

Bedlam Furnace

Ironbridge (145 Pictures)

This town is named for the famous bridge that spans the River Severn - the world's first Iron Bridge....

Overton, Shropshire

Overton (1 Pictures)

Overton lies on a bend of the River Test a short distance from Ludlow...

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Recommended attractions in Shropshire

Discarded flywheel at Blists Hill, Shropshire

Blists Hill Victorian Town Museum (133 Pictures)

Blists Hill VICTORIAN TOWN is one of the largest Open Air Museums in Britain. A small Victorian town has been created above 30.....

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.....

Hodnet Hall, 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.....

View out over Stiperstones, Shropshire

Stiperstones (9 Pictures)

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

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Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Ironbridge - a historical heritage
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