Stokesay Castle was constructed at the end of the 13th century by Laurence of Ludlow, who at the time was one of the richest men in England. It remains a treasure by-passed by time, one of the best places to visit in England to experience what medieval life was like.
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A fascinating insight into rural life at the turn of the 19th century. There are daily demonstrations of period skills showing how life might have been. Visit the Farm website
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.
However you enjoy cycling, the Shropshire Hills has something to suit everyone.
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.