Looking for things to do in Shropshire? With UNESCO World Heritage Sites, areas of outstanding natural beauty, and the best-preserved steam train network in England, Shropshire has it all. Visit Ironbridge Gorge, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and home the world’s oldest working cast-iron bridge, or ramble through the Shropshire hills, enjoying the V-shaped valleys and countryside as you go. You can also drive your own steam train, or dine in style on the Severn Valley Railway before you explore timbered Shropshire towns like foodie Ludlow and medieval Shrewsbury.
Places to visit in Shropshire
Take one historic town, an enviable food culture, passionate local chefs and food producers and you get the perfect recipe for Ludlow Food Festival.
Location: Ludlow, Shropshire
Flowers, fireworks and two fun-packed days of celebrity chefs, floral displays and family attractions at the Shrewsbury Flower Show.
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Visit the small market town of Much Wenlock for festive trinkets, handmade gifts and sweet and savoury snacks at its Christmas Fayre.
Location: Much Wenlock, Shropshire