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
Setting off from Kidderminster, dine in style on a steam-hauled restaurant car train, along 16 miles of Shropshire’s beautiful Severn Valley.
Location: Kidderminster, Worcestershire
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
Enjoy a family holiday at Middle Farm Cottages, where you can get to know their growing range of farm animals and escape from the daily grind.
Location: Church Stretton, Shropshire
A former Georgian rectory set in the heart of the country, Pen-Y-Dyffryn is a haven for peace and quiet with friendly staff to make you feel welcome.
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire
Indulge in a countryside break at Goldstone Hall Hotel, winner of "The Small Hotel of the Year for The Heart of England West Midlands Region".
Location: Market Drayton, Shrosphire
See the Ordovician ‘Stiperstones Quartzite’, which is a wild and distinctive landscape rich with geology of national significance.
Location: Minsterley, Shropshire
Enjoy a relaxing stay at the Lion & Pheasant Hotel whilst on a short break with your loved-one in stunning medieval Shrewsbury.
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire