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Ranked #1 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #2 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Military Museums; Museums
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The Quarry Park (Shrewsbury)
Ranked #3 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #4 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Museums
Owner description: The biggest display of decorative metalwork in the UK. Featuring live work from the some of the best artists and blacksmiths... more » Owner description: The biggest display of decorative metalwork in the UK. Featuring live work from the some of the best artists and blacksmiths in the country. The Centre most recently created the world renowned "Spoon Gorilla" made from over 40,000 donated spoons as seen on the BBC. The Centre was officially opened to visitors in May 2014 by HRH Prince Michael of Kent. « less
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Carding Mill Valley (Church Stretton)
Ranked #5 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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St.Chads Church (Shrewsbury)
Ranked #6 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks

A beautiful church on the way to a walk along the river. Check out beforehand whether they have any music concerts, The church regularly holds organ recitals, and has a St Chad's... more »

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Ranked #7 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: The Adventure Rope Course in Shrewsbury is a multi activity tower for the whole family. Come along and try The Giant Swing,... more » Owner description: The Adventure Rope Course in Shrewsbury is a multi activity tower for the whole family. Come along and try The Giant Swing, The Leap of Faith, The Adventure Tunnels or The Parachute Simulator among many more. We are open during daylight hours year round (advance booking is essential) and although there is no height restriction, we do ask that if you are bringing children between 8 and 10 then you actively participate yourself. We promise that you'll have a fantastic time!** NEW for 2012 ** We also offer Archery, Bushcraft & Suvival Courses and Foil Fencing! « less
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Ranked #8 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Hawks on Walks (Shrewsbury)
Ranked #9 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: History Museums; Museums
This reconstructed Victorian mining town is one of the best of its kind in England.
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Ranked #12 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Trams; Transportation
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Attingham Park (Shrewsbury)
Ranked #13 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
This 18th-century home contains one of the most complete surviving collections of Regency style.
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Ranked #14 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Farms; Zoos
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Ranked #15 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
The world’s first iron bridge is located in Ironbridge, the cradle of the Industrial Revolution.
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Dorothy Clive Garden (Market Drayton)
Ranked #16 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Delightfully woven into the magnificent tapestry of the Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire borders, today explore a... more » Owner description: Delightfully woven into the magnificent tapestry of the Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire borders, today explore a garden which includes a laburnum tunnel, alpine scree with pool, rose walk, edible woodland, seasonal borders and rhododendron filled woodland with waterfall. The garden is both formal and informal hosting a network of paths that invite the visitor to explore and discover the intimacy and tranquillity of the garden. Relax in the tearoom with terrace lawn hosting spectacular views. Originally Designed by Colonel Clive for the love of his wife, The Dorothy Clive Garden was set up as a charitable garden trust with the objectives of maintaining, enhancing and developing a garden inspired by the memory of the late Dorothy Clive. To be used for the enjoyment and benefit of the public and to support horticultural education for the continuing benefit of both students and the general public. The garden hosts a range of horticulturally inspired events throughout the open season, including the twice yearly Plant Hunters' Fair and the Annual Chilli Festival. There are also special events for children including garden trails, giant games and summer picnics. « less
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St Marys Church (Shrewsbury)
Ranked #17 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks

Beautiful church, with the most magnificant collection of stained glass, with examples of different styles from the 14th to the 19th centuries, all of the highest quality. No... more »

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Ranked #18 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #19 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled, authentic 18th-century architecture, offers several... more » Owner description: This scenic area, often used by moviemakers because of its unspoiled, authentic 18th-century architecture, offers several museums that represent a different aspect of Britain's industrial heritage. « less
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Ranked #20 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Nature and Parks
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Sunnycroft (Wellington)
Ranked #21 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Sunnycroft is an Edwardian villa which takes you back to the 'country house' lifestyle before the first world war. Sunnycroft... more » Owner description: Sunnycroft is an Edwardian villa which takes you back to the 'country house' lifestyle before the first world war. Sunnycroft tells the story of a Brewer, a Widow and three generations of a local industrialist family. Opened by the National Trust in 1999 the house offers guided tours of the villa and gardens. croquet and games on the lawn and an Edwardian tea room serving light refreshments. The house is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 2nd March - 5th November and then weekends through the Winter. « less
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Cae Glas Park (Oswestry)
Ranked #22 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #23 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #24 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Museums; Parks; Farms
Owner description: Visit Park Hall Countryside Experience, the amazing National award winning farm park with lots of animal fun, action and... more » Owner description: Visit Park Hall Countryside Experience, the amazing National award winning farm park with lots of animal fun, action and adventure for the kids. There are regular hands-on animal activities, and each day there is a spectacular pig racing event, even try your hand at milking a cow! At Park Hall the kids can play till they’re worn out, try out the two massive indoor play barns with a new ‘Demon Drop Slide’ and bouncy castles. Discover the great outdoors where there are adventure courses, woodland walks and a picturesque lake. Kids can even ‘learn to drive’ in electric cars or landrovers. If you love science checkout the Science Illusion Zone. There’s a Victorian School, Iron Age Roundhouse and Welsh Guards Museum too. A great day out for all the family. « less
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Severn River (Ironbridge)
Ranked #25 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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The Wrekin (Telford)
Ranked #26 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #27 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Museums
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Ludlow Castle (Ludlow)
Ranked #28 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Ancient Ruins; Castles; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: Telford Town Park is set in the heart of Telford adjacent to Southwater and Telford Shopping Centre. Telford Town Park is a... more » Owner description: Telford Town Park is set in the heart of Telford adjacent to Southwater and Telford Shopping Centre. Telford Town Park is a large park, occupying 1.7 square kilometres.The park offers a wide range of facilities and activities from long walks with beautiful scenery to hours of fun with the children on its wide range of play equipment. Alongside a multi-use games arena, Toddlers sand and Play Area, Trim Trail, large slide and spider’s web climbing frame is a new Water Play feature, guaranteed to keep the little ones entertained during the summer months.For those of you looking for a more peaceful time why not get away from it all with walks through beautiful countryside with wildflowers and established woodland areas, bridal pathways, educational zones with historical features and angling and bike hire. The park also has two tranquil gardens called the Maxwell and Cherry Gardens these areas boost specialist plants and water features making for the perfect location to sit and relax with a book. We are also blessed with a large green open space in the form of an events arena (QE11 Arena) and village green suitable for picnics and relaxing. Useful Information: Visitor centre with toilets, snack bar and first aid facilities. Activities for both younger and older children. Educational workshops, holiday activities and events. « less
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Ranked #30 of 127 attractions in Shropshire
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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