Shropshire Hills - An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Extensive mountain biking tracks and a downhill championships course
Elan Valley Dams - Truly Spectacular!
Church Stretton - The Long Mynd
The Autumn offers a stunning array of colour
Enjoy the Blue Bells in the Spring
Walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing, bird watching and golf are just a few activities on offer in this beautiful, peaceful and unspoilt county. Ludlow is just a 20 minute drive away with its 500 listed buildings, markets and castle. There are many other market towns nearby all steeped in history accessible by car, local bus services and rail (The Heart of Wales Line is one of the most scenic railway journeys in the UK). Shropshire is the perfect get away destination whatever the weather. There is plenty to do and each season has it’s own distinctive beauty.
Sports and Outdoor Pursuits
- Walking – 10 fabulous walks starting/finishing at the Baron available on the Viewranger App.
- Fishing– Fly Fishing at Jay Farm Fishery
- Cycling – Fantastic cycling in local woods & quiet country lanes
- Downhill Mountain Biking – Bucknell Wood & Hopton Wood. See the promotion video by saracen, filmed in Bucknell Wood
- Horse Racing at Ludlow Racecourse
- Horse Riding
- Golf – 3 courses nearby – Knighton, Ludlow, Church Stretton
- Bird Watching – Red Kites, Buzzards, etc.
- Rally Driving– One day intense course at Phil Price Rally School
- Outdoor Activities – Quad Biking, High Ropes, Paint Balling, etc
Places To Visit
- Ludlow – one of the most attractive towns in England
- Church Stretton – nestled between the Long Mynd, Cardingmill Valley and Caer Caradoc
- Bishops Castle – a small market town in the southwest of Shropshire
- Shrewsbury – Birthplace of Charles Darwin
- Bridgnorth – Two towns (High & Low) connected by the steepest inland funicular railway in Britain
- Telford – The Birthplace of Industry
- Ironbridge – A World Heritage Site set in a beautiful wooded valley in the heart of the Shropshire countryside
- Knighton – A beautiful market town set in the lush rolling country of the Marches
- Hereford – A cathedral city on the banks of the river Wye