Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
Meet the mammoth and look inside an Iron Age roundhouse. Watch the hot air balloon film for a unique perspective.
What makes it special
- Meet the mammoth in the Time Exhibition
- Walking and cycling
Open daily 10am - 5pm
The following charges apply to the exhibition only (you can visit the rest of the centre for free):
Under 5s Free
Family ticket £13.50 (A family ticket entitles up to two adults and three children to entrance to the exhibition)
Other things to do nearby
A fascinating insight into rural life at the turn of the 19th century with daily demonstrations of period skills.
Attingham Park features an elegant 18th century mansion set in beautiful parkland. Don't miss the atmospheric dining room, set for an evening banquet.
Behind the slightly austere exterior, the house has a homely feel. Discover how the servants moved around the house unseen.
With bike shop, workshop, cafe, showers and a bike wash. Excellent trails start just a few minutes ride away.
Jump on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape on your bike. Seasoned pro or just fancy a ride, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Voted top five by the Observer and top ten by the Guardian for walkers to stay in England 2014.
There's lots of great cycling nearby, the hostel is very close to the Lands End John O’ Groats route, or, for something shorter try the Offa's Dyke trail and enjoy unspoilt landscape at its best.
A myriad of small, quiet roads all the way down from Shropshire to the Herefordshire Marches.
Leominster is on the official CTC route from Land's End to John O’ Groats, set in a great position between Somerset and Cheshire.
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore this beautiful part of the country.
Great for canoeing on the River Severn. Bring your own canoe and spend a day on the water. Don't forget your picnic!
The town and its lovely surrounding villages is an excellent base for the country lover or sportsman alike.
The popular Shropshire Way passes the hostel grounds and you'll meet plenty of other walkers heading out for a day in the beautiful countryside.
Enjoy popular routes in Eastridge Woods and on the Long Mynd hills - the ultimate ride surrounded by beautiful scenery.
This hill-top woodland has stunning views across the surrounding countryside and some great, raw mountain bike trails.
Some of the best walking in the Marches and an important place for wildlife, geology, landscape and archaeology. Part of Shropshire’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.