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Explore Your Home this summer and discover what’s on your doorstep, it may just surprise you!

Get ready to explore Shropshire and Telford and walk in the steps of great adventurers, kings and queens and experience hospitality at its best. 

From great Family Days out to historic homes, glorious gardens, award winning indoor and outdoor attractions as well as our UNESCO world heritage site the Ironbridge Gorge and Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Shropshire and Telford certainly has something to offer everyone.

Shropshire is one of England’s largest inland counties with quintessential market towns, vibrant urban and countryside landscapes, each rich in heritage and culture.

DID YOU KNOW…King Arthur (the real one) and Queen Guinevere both originate from Shropshire and that Ironbridge is home to the World’s First Iron Bridge, said to be the birthplace of the industrial revolution…


Planes, Trains, Science Museums, we have over 50 amazing indoor and outdoor attractions perfect for big family days out.  Find out what is open and when using our Know before you go link here.

DID YOU KNOW…The RAF Museum Cosford has one of the biggest collection of planes and aviation history and in Ironbridge Gorge Museums Blists Hill you can step back in time and experience life as a Victorian!


For those looking to escape it all Shropshire is home to rivers, gorges and of course the famous Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

With hundreds of miles of walking and cycling routes, the breath taking landscapes are worth a trip out to see, they will not disappoint. 

DID YOU KNOW…Shropshire has over 1,000 miles of cycling routes and trails including the famous Monarch’s Way,  Severn Valley Way and some of Sustrans most scenic trails taking you through beautiful rolling countryside with plenty of things to do and places to visit along the way. 


You’ll never go hungry here in Shropshire, after all we are a foody county home to the best producers, chefs and restaurants and markets like Ludlow that will indulge you.  Enjoy a culinary experience with top end dining and adventurous independents or if a pie and a pint is more up your street, our famous micro-breweries and traditional pubs will tickle your taste buds.


But let’s not forget about all our wonderful shopping which is just as varied as the county itself. We have high street chains, wonderful independent shops and artisan makers, from butchers and bakers to teddy bear makers and artists in residence.

You’ll find the warmest of welcomes from us Salopians and we look forward to seeing you soon