Shrewsbury, Shropshire's Medieval County Town
Wisteria Cottages to Shrewsbury: 6 miles / 10 minutes
Shrewsbury has over 600 listed buildings, many of them independent shops, cafés and restaurants. Explore the ancient shuts and passageways of Charles Darwin's home town, or enjoy a walk along the riverside or a trip aboard Sabrina Boat. The Old Market Hall in The Square houses one of the UK's smallest and most historic cinemas and a café bar.
Church Stretton and the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Wisteria Cottages to Church Stretton: 7 miles / 15 minutes
Church Stretton in Shropshire has traditional tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and inns, as well as a host of independent shops. Discover the unique four storey antiques emporium and the Church Stretton Town Trail. There are Shuttle Buses in the summer as well as both bridleways and footpaths directly from the town so that you can explore the Shropshire Hills. Visit Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, a must-see attraction which offers insight into rural life at the turn of the 19th century, as farm life unfolds.
The Ironbridge Gorge, World Heritage Site
Wisteria Cottages to Ironbridge: 20 miles / 30 minutes
Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution with ten award-winning Museums spread along the valley beside the River Severn; plenty to see and do during your stay at Wisteria Cottages Shrewsbury.
Given their picturesque country location, Wisteria holiday cottages are an ideal base to explore the Shropshire countryside. Trips to the Stiperstones, Long Mynd, Wenlock Edge and Offa's Dyke which are renowned for great walks make great days out. Shropshire has many English Heritage and National Trust sites too, including Attingham Park and Wroxeter Roman City. Castles including Stokesay Castle, Ludlow Castle and Whittington are all an easy drive from Wisteria Cottages. For Golfers, Shrewsbury Golf Course at Condover is just 5 minutes away. There is also a riding school very close by.
There are a selection of events in Shropshire, most popular are the Shropshire Agricultural County Show in May, The Shrewsbury Flower Show in August, and Shrewsbury Steam Rally in August, plus a variety of events all through the year; more details will be found in the cottages.
For more information about the area near Wisteria Holiday Cottages visit www.shropshiredaysout.co.uk or contact us; we will be pleased to advise you.
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