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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Other things to do nearby
5 miles Meet the mammoth and look inside an Iron Age roundhouse. Watch the hot air balloon film for a unique perspective. Visit the website
With bike shop, workshop, cafe, showers and a bike wash. Excellent trails start just a few minutes ride away.
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
A fine medieval ruined castle, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of a bustling black & white market town.
Experience gliding, the centre caters for all levels from beginners to advanced cross country soaring.
The town and its lovely surrounding villages is an excellent base for the country lover or sportsman alike.
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.
Set in the rolling Shropshire countryside you can enjoy the Offa's Dyke National Trail which connects castles, abbeys and thriving market towns.
However you enjoy cycling, the Shropshire Hills has something to suit everyone.
A ruined castle near the Welsh border. With interesting keep and two baileys, it's easy to spot and worth the trek. Visit the Castle website
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape.
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore the beauty of this part of the country.
Voted top five by the Observer and top ten by the Guardian for walkers to stay in England 2014.
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.
Great for canoeing on the River Severn. Bring your own canoe and spend a day on the water. Don't forget your picnic!