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Hawkstone Park Follies – Weston-under-Redcastle, Shrewsbury
Hawkstone Park Follies an historic woodland fantasy between Shrewsbury and Whitchurch. Built around a natural area of sandstone cliffs this park was laid out during the 18th century… read more
Animals & Nature


Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom – Telford
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom is an animal attraction with over a 100 different species of animal not far from Telford… read more
Animals & Nature


Park Hall Countryside Experience – Oswestry
Park Hall Countryside Experience is an all weather farm park for families with children with hands-on farm animal activities… read more
Animals & Nature


Rays Farm Country Matters – Billingsley, Bridgnorth
Rays Farm Country Matters is a family attraction with animals, children’s play area and woodland walks with sculptures and natural wildlife to see… read more
Animals & Nature


The Dorothy Clive Garden – Willoughbridge, Market Drayton
The Dorothy Clive Garden is 12 acres of gardens, named after the originator’s wife who died in 1942 between Stoke on Trent and Market Drayton… read more
Gardens to visit


Attingham Park – Shrewsbury
Attingham Park is a country mansion built in the 1780’s located near Shrewsbury and the River Severn… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Benthall Hall – Broseley
Benthall Hall is a stone house built in 1535 with gardens and home to the Benthalls for 500 years… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Boscobel House and The Royal Oak – Bishop’s Wood
Boscobel House and The Royal Oak is a timber-framed house famous for helping to hide King Charles II while he was escaping from Oliver Cromwell’s men… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Haughmond Abbey – Upton Magna, Uffington
Haughmond Abbey is the remains of an old Abbey near Shrewsbury in Shropshire… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Dudmaston Estate – Quatt, near Bridgnorth
Dudmaston Estate is a 17th century red sandstone mansion and lakeside garden displaying collections of artwork and nearly 3000 acres of estate… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Stokesay Castle – Ludlow
Stokesay Castle is set in peaceful countryside near the Welsh border. It is a fortified medieval manor house built in the late 1200’s… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Sunnycroft – Telford
Sunnycroft is a suburban red-brick villa built during late Victorian times containing mainly unaltered furnishings, ornaments and decoration… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Upton Cressett Hall – Upton Cressett, Nr Bridgnorth
Upton Cressett Hall is a historical house with gardens and grounds in the hamlet of Upton Cressett near Bridgnorth in Shropshire… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Wenlock Priory – Much Wenlock
Wenlock Priory is the ruins of a picturesque 12th century priory and it’s cloister gardens filled with topiaries, 5 minutes walk from Wenlock town centre… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Wilderhope Manor – Much Wenlock
Wilderhope Manor is a limestone gabled manor house built in the late 1500’s and located on Wenlock edge and currently in use as a Youth Hostel… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Millie Meerkat’s Playbarn – Bridgnorth
Millie Meerkat’s Playbarn is an indoor play centre with animal encounters for children up to the age of 12 in Bridgnorth… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Playpit Pirate Adventure – Telford
Playpit Pirate Adventure is an indoor play centre for children up to 4 foot 6 inches tall located in Telford… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Wonderland – Telford
Wonderland is a fairytale adventure park for families with young children in Telford, Shropshire… read more
Kids days out


Acton Scott Historic Working Farm – Acton Scott, Church Stretton
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm was founded by Thomas Acton to keep alive 19th Century farming practices and was featured in the Victorian Farm TV show… read more
Museums & Galleries


Blists Hill Victorian Town – Madeley, Telford
Blists Hill Victorian Town is an outdoor attraction that covers 52 acres. It is a reconstruction of a Victorian town complete with houses, shops, a bank, industrial buildings, costumed residents and leisure areas… read more
Museums & Galleries


Coalport China Museum – Telford
Coalport China Museum is a museum about the history of china manufacturing at the Coalport factory located in Coalport… read more
Museums & Galleries


Enginuity – Telford
Enginuity is a science and technology museum in Coalbrookdale near Telford. This indoor attraction has lots of interactive devices, displays and exhibits to educate and be fun at the same time… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


Jackfield Tile Museum – Ironbridge, Telford
Jackfield Tile Museum is an indoor attraction is housed in a 140 year old Victorian tile factory. This museum displays tiles made during the history of the Craven Dunhill company… read more
Museums & Galleries


Land of Lost Content – Craven Arms
Land of Lost Content is a museum about the British way of life from the Victorians through to the 20th century… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


Royal Air Force Museum Cosford – Shifnal
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford is an aviation museum, run by the RAF, located in Cosford in Shropshire… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry


The House on Crutches Museum – Bishops Castle
The House on Crutches Museum is a local history museum in an Elizabethan timber framed house at the top of the high street in Bishop’s Castle… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry • Indoor


Wroxeter Roman City – Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury
Wroxeter Roman City is a museum about Roman Wroxeter in Wroxeter village… read more
Museums & Galleries


Tar Tunnel – Coalport, Telford
Tar Tunnel is a 200 year old man-made tunnel in the Ironbridge gorge in Shropshire… read more
Other places to visit


The Bog Visitor Centre – The Bog, Stiperstones
The Bog Visitor Centre is housed in a former Victorian school which is one of the last buildings left from The Bog old mining village which was mainly demolished in the 1970s… read more
Other places to visit • Free entry


Bridgnorth Cliff Railway – Bridgnorth
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway consists of electric funicular railway cars running up and down a cutting made into 111 ft high sandstone cliff which separates the upper and lower parts of Bridgnorth town… read more
Transport days out



Whether you are looking for a family day out, fun things to do with the kids, day trips for couples or a place to visit this weekend, we hope you find what your looking for when using our Shropshire days out guide.

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