Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Overview

5 miles

Meet the mammoth and look inside an Iron Age roundhouse. Watch the hot air balloon film for a unique perspective.

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What makes it special

  • Meet the mammoth in the Time Exhibition
  • Walking and cycling
  • Orienteering

Open daily 10am - 5pm

Price

The following charges apply to the exhibition only (you can visit the rest of the centre for free):

Adult £5
Senior/Student £4.75
Child £3.50
Under 5s Free
Family ticket £13.50 (A family ticket entitles up to two adults and three children to entrance to the exhibition)

Hostels nearby

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YHA Clun Mill

En suite rooms available
YHA Exclusive Hire
Garden / grounds

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: SO 43491 82465

Lat/Lng: 52.437221, -2.8326911

Contact information

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