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Shropshire Attractions

Shropshire has a wealth of attractions  - here are some of our favourites.

The Royal Airforce Museum Cosford.
Aviation history brought to life, the largest collection of missiles in the country. Exciting displays of civil and military planes.
The Ironbridge Gorge Museums.
The world's first iron bridge spanning the River Severn. Birth place of the industrial revolution and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
The Severn Valley Railway.
Britains premier steam railway, 16 miles of glorious countryside and restored stations. 
Stokesay Castle.
The finest and best preserved 13th-century fortified manor house in England. Set amid peaceful countryside near the Welsh border.
Wroxeter Roman Vineyard.
One of the worlds most northerly vineyards producing red, white and sparkling wines.
Weston Park.
Ancestral home of the Earls of Bradford. Lots of events, concerts and the occasional world summit. Weston Park is also a wedding venue.
Wroxeter Roman City (Viroconium).
The fourth largest Roman city in Britain. Wroxeter was also the city of Camelot from the legend of King Arthur.
Hawkstone Historic Park and Follies.
Wooded magical land of Grottoes, caves, cliffs and follies. Setting for the TV Chronicles of Narnia.

 

Further Attractions in the Local Area

Benthall Hall Broseley Shropshire TF12 5RX 
Handsome 16th century house and restored gardens located on a plateau over looking the River Severn. Phone: 01952 882159 Email: benthall@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Blists Hill Victorian Town Legges Way Madeley Telford Shropshire TF7 5DU 
Watch the world go by over 100 years ago.Phone: 01952 884391 Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk  
Boscobel House & the Royal Oak  Brewood Bishops Wood Shropshire ST19 9AR 
Boscobel House is a beautiful but modest hunting lodge which sheltered Charles II after defeat at Worcester . Phone: 01902 850244 
Bridgnorth Castle Bridgnorth Town Council College House Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4EJ 
The remains of Bridgnoth Castle are set on a cliff by the side of the River Severn. Phone: 01746 762231 Email: bridgnorth.tourism@shropshire-cc.gov.uk 
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway 6a Castle Terrace Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4AH 
This remarkable funicular railway is the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the country. 
Phone: 01746 762124 
Email: office@bridgnorthcliffrailway.co.uk
Bridgnorth Golf Club Stanley Lane Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4SF 
An excellent golf course with superb bar and dining facilities. 
Phone: 01746 763315 
Email: secretary.bgc@tiscali.co.uk 
Bridgnorth Guided Tours Berwyn The Grove Bridgnorth Shropshire WV15 5DB 
Walking tours of historic Bridgnorth. Discover hidden alleyways 
mysterious caves and winding steps. Special themed tours for groups (min 10). Tour leaves from Bridgnorth Visitor Information Centre. 
Phone: 01746 767147
Bridgnorth Sports & Leisure Centre Northgate Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4ER Phone: 01746 761541 
Email: bslc@bridgnorth-dc.gov.uk 
Bridgnorth Town Hall High Street Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4EJ Phone: 01746 762231
Originally a barn the Town Hall a black and white building was erected in 1650 and stands majestically in Bridgnorth High Street. 
Broseley Clay Tobacco Pipe Works Duke Street Broseley Shropshire TF12 5NA 
This clay pipe factory looks and feels just like it did when the doors closed behind the last pipe maker in 1957. 
Phone: 01952 884391 
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk  
Canoe UK  65 Friars Street Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4BJ 
Open top canoe trips on river with pub stop and steam train return. Also 2 day river adventures. Suitable for all ages and abilities. 
Phone: 07774 907326 
Email: sunvalleycanoeing@calder.com 
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron Coalbrookdale Telford Shropshire TF8 7DQ 
Here iron is the business take a look at the pioneering spirt and revolutionary thinking that made the Gorge the silicon valley of it time. 
Phone: 01952 884391 
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk 
Coalport China Museum Coalport Telford Shropshire TF8 7HT 
At the Coalport China Museum you can see the vibrant National Collections of Coalport and Caughley. 
Phone: 01952 884391 
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk 
Country Treks The Old Vicarage Activity Centre The Bull Ring Stottesdon Shropshire DY14 8UH 
Trekking Tuition and riding holidays in beautiful South Shropshire countryside handsome horses responsive ride. Experienced and qualified BHS staff. 
Phone: 01746 718436 
Email: enquiries@horsetreks.co.uk 
Daniels Mill Eardington Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 5JL 
Picturesque working water mill with 38ft. cast iron waterwheel producing wholemeal flour traditionally. Family owned for 200 years. Guided tours for all visitors. 
Phone: 01746 762753
Darby Houses (Ironbridge)  Darby Rd Coalbrookdale Telford Shropshire TF8 7EW 
In the Darby houses Dale House and Rosehill House you can delve in to the everyday life of Quaker families. 
Phone: 01952 884391 
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk  
Dower House Garden Morville Hall Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 5NB 
Take a stroll through history at the Dower House Garden 
Phone: 01746 714407 
Email: katherine@thedowerhouse.entadsl.com  
Dudmaston Hall Quatt Nr Bridgnorth Shropshire WV15 6QN 
Late 17th Century mansion with art collection lakeside garden and estate. 
Phone: 01746 782821 
Email: dudmaston@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Enginuity Coach Road Coalbrookedale Telford Shropshire TF8 7DG 
At Enginuity you can turn the wheels of your imagination test your horse power and discover how good ideas are turned in to real things. 
Phone: 01952 884391 
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk 
FRS Countrywear Ltd Swancote Bridgnorth Shropshire WV15 5HA 
FRS Countrywear is an alladin's cave of quality outdoor clothing footwear accessories and gifts for all tastes and budgets. Ample parking and friendly service. 
Phone: 01746 716665 
Email: sales@bestinthecountry.co.uk 
Hampton Loade Ferry The Ferry Hampton Loade Nr Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 6BN 
Enjoy the unique experience of crossing the river Severn on the historic foot ferry at Hampton Loade. 
Phone: 07966183728
Iron Bridge and Toll House Coach Road Coalbrookdale Telford Shropshire TF8 7DG 
The worlds first Iron bridge. You can peer through its railings and conjure a vision of sailing vessels heading downstream towards Bristol and the markets of the world. 
Phone: 01952 884391 
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk 
Ironbridge Gorge Museums Coalbrookdale Telford Shropshire TF8 7DQ 
Whether you are interested in fine china fun interactives or a 'Victorian' town its all to be found in this World Heritage Site. 
Phone: 01952 884391 
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk 
Jackfield Tile Museum  Jackfield Telford Shropshire TF8 7LJ 
At the Jackfield Tile Museum there are tiles everywhere! The Victorians were on a mission to not only make them but also to use them. 
Phone: 01952 884391 
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk  
Mercian Way Cycle Routes Shropshire County Council Shirehall Shrewsbury Shropshire SY2 6ND 
Discover ancient woodland peaceful river scenery and the Severn Valley Railway whilst cycling from the Wyre Forest to Bridgnorth. 
Phone: 01743 253008 
Email: transport@shropshire.gov.uk  
Much Wenlock Priory Wenlock Priory Much Wenlock Shropshire TF13 6HS 
Wenlock Priory with it's stunning clipped topiary has a pastoral setting on the edge of lovely Much Wenlock. 
Phone: 01952 727466
Museum of The Gorge The Wharfage Ironbridge Telford Shropshire TF8 7NH 
At the Museum of the Gorge you can view a 12 metre scale model of the Gorge as it was in 1796. 
Phone: 01952 884391 
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk  
Northgate Museum Northgate Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4ER 
Town Museum housed in the historic Burgess's Hall above Northgate containing a range of interesting artefacts reflecting the history of Bridgnorth and its people. 
Phone: 01746 762830
Rays Farm Country Matters  Billingsley Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 6PF 
See unusual farm animals and birds in beautiful woodland setting. Large owl and deer collection. Coffee Gift and Craft shop. Woodland walks. Sculpture trail. 
Phone: 01299 841255 
Email: info@raysfarm.com 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford Cosford Shifnal Telford Shropshire TF11 8UP 
Transport Research & Development Warplanes Missiles and Areo-Engine collections. Also an art gallery temporary exhibition gallery and interactives in our Fun 'n' Flight area. Gift shop restaurant and flight simulator £2.50 a ride. 
Phone: 01902 376200 
Email: cosford@rafmuseum.org 
Severn Centre Bridgnorth Road Highley Nr. Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 6JG 
The Severn Centre is a community focused ‘not for profit’ organisation. Phone: 01746 860000 
Email: info@severncentre.co.uk 
Severn Valley Canoes Robin Hill Haughton Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4RF 
Day trips along the River Severn in Canadian canoes pub lunch return on the Severn Valley Railway. 
Phone: 01746 769831 
Email: jrochelle@btinternet.com  
Severn Valley Country Park Chapel Lane Alveley Bridgnorth Shropshire WV15 6NN 
Delightful countryside experience. 4 marked trails parking at Alveley and Highley. Events programme. Birthday parties. Hire of the Visitor Centre. 
Phone: 01746 781192 
Email: countryside@bridgnorth-dc.gov.uk 
Severn Valley Railway  The Railway Station Bewdley Worcestershire DY12 1BG 
The Severn Valley Railway operates steam-hauled passenger trains between Bridgnorth Bewdley and Kidderminster . Trains run every weekend and daily May to September plus local school holidays. 
Phone: 01299 403816
Shifnal Golf Club Decker Hill Shifnal Telford Shropshire TF11 8QL 
Phone: 01952 460330 
Email: secretary@shifnalgolfclub.co.uk 
Shropshire Hills Cycling The Old Vicarage Activity Centre The Bull Ring Stottesdon Shropshire DY14 8UH 
Half day and day bike hire guided rides and courses. Fully maintained new bikes route advice and bike support. Drop off and collection service. 
Phone: 01746 718436 
Email: enquiries@ovac.co.uk 
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre School Road Craven Arms Shropshire SY7 9RS 
Visit Shropshire 's only grass-roofed public building and discover how to read the clues to the mysteries of our landscape. Plus activities walks and trails. 
Phone: 01588 676060 
Email: discovery.centre@shropshire.gov.uk
Bush House, Muckley Farm, Acton Round, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4RW :: Tel : 01746 714 114