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Ludlow

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Shrewsbury

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Ironbridge

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Bridgnorth

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Highley

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Oswestry

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Much Wenlock

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Stokesay

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Hampton

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Cleobury Mortimer

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Newport

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Ludlow

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  • Great Indian Food

    Ludlow Restaurants

    The Golden Moments Indian restaurant is situated on Broad Street just a stones throw from the centre of town. Due to the fact that we visited on a week day on a wet and windy February evening - we had the restaurant to ourselves. We had poppadoms to start which came with a nice selection of dips. For the main course, I chose chicken tikka masala...

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  • Fishmore Hall

    Ludlow Hotels

    This is an excellent hotel: it's in an old school but fully refurbished, and the rooms are...

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  • Fantastic food and service

    Ludlow Restaurants

    Situated within the Feathers Hotel, the Feathers Restaurant is probably one of the nicest restaurants I have eaten in. We stayed at the hotel on a dinner bed and breakfast basis, two courses were included in our stay but we opted to pay an additional £7.95 for three courses. This ended up being six or seven due to the fact that beween courses the...

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Shrewsbury

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  • Car Parking – Wyle Cop

    Shrewsbury Transportation

    The Wyle Cop car park is located close to the town centre and is only a 5 minute (0.2 miles) walk from The Square. The added attraction with parking here is that Wyle Cop is a must-visit street for independent boutique shops and one-off buysPay and Display (covered)Long StayCapacity: 240 carsSunday to Saturday: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm4 Hours:...

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  • Premier Inn Shrewsbury (Harmers Hill)

    Shrewsbury Hotels

    Part of the Premier Inn chain, as far as I’m concerned these hotels offer good value with the added...

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  • Statue – Clive of India

    Shrewsbury Things to Do

    Major-General Robert Clive, also known as Clive of India was a soldier and statesman famously associated with British power in India. Upon his return to England he became the Member of Parliament for Shrewsbury from 1761 until his death in November 1774. The statue was erected as a memorial in 1860 and is made of bronze on a granite base, to a...

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Ironbridge

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  • Ironbridge

    Ironbridge Things to Do

    Steam engines, cast iron work, printers, plasterers. and all kinds of workshops making "genuine" Victorian articles. It is a great place for adults and children to experience traditional industries at work.

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  • Blist Hill at work

    Ironbridge Things to Do

    Steam engines, cast iron work, printers, plasterers. and all kinds of workshops making "genuine" Victorian articles. It is a great place for adults and children to experience traditional industries at work.

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  • Blist Hill Inside

    Ironbridge Things to Do

    Many of the buildings are still used for their original purpose, a bank that changes money to "Victorian money", a pie shop, a pub that serves beer and has the occasional singsong, many more. Here are some of the interiors.

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Bridgnorth

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  • Great looking building, great food

    Bridgnorth Restaurants

    The Swan has got to be the best looking half timbered building in Bridgnorth. The bulging walls and wonky roof just add to the character of the building. It hails from the mid 17th Century where it served as a Coaching Inn. Nowadays it is a great place to pop in for a drink or something to eat. We called in for something to eat during a weekday...

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  • Falcon Hotel

    Bridgnorth Hotels

    St Johns Street, Bridgnorth, WV15 6AG, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

  • Bridge Over the River Severn

    Bridgnorth Things to Do

    There was a Bridge here as early as the 10th Century. The later Bridge housed several buildings including a Church and a Portcullis which acted as the local gaol. The great Bridge we see today was re-built in 1823 to the design of Thomas Telford.

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Highley

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  • Severn Valley Railway

    Highley Things to Do

    Visiting the station and the Engine Room at Highley is an excellent way to keep young an old amused for a day.You can just visit the huge steam engines in the Engine room and have a cup of tea and watch from the balcony as the train come and go from Highley Station.If you feel like a trip on the train, then you just need to buy a ticket and hop on...

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  • Dine in 1930's splendour on a steam...

    Highley Restaurants

    The Severn Valley Railway runs from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth as a steam preservation tourist railway. On Sundays, lunch is available on the train whilst travelling through the beautiful scenery of the Severn Valley. The price for a 3 course luncheon is £17.50 and must be booked in advance.The restaurant cars and train are all restored to 1930's...

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  • Travel back in time.

    Highley Things to Do

    The Severn Valley Railway is a must. This is an interest for both young and old alike. Steam hauled trains go from Highley to Kidderminster via Arley and Bewdley in the one direction and to Bridgnorth via the Country Park Halt and Hampton Loade in the other.Parking is limited at Highley and another option is to park at either Bridgnorth or...

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Oswestry

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  • Famous People of Oswestry

    Oswestry Favorites

    First up is 'Mad Jack' Mytton, who used to ride a bear across his dining room table. His famous cure for hiccups. He set fire to his shirt. It is, believed this standard practice for hiccups is still practised in some of the more isolated parts of Shropshire. Next is Wilfred Owen, the War poet, he was born in Oswestry in 1893. There is a memorial...

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  • Pen-y-Dyffryn Country Hotel

    Oswestry Hotels

    Oswestry, SY10 7JD, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • 30 Pubs in one visit!

    Oswestry Things to Do

    Yes, hard to believe of such a small townMy favourite is The Fox on Church St (near Boot's the chemist)An old Black and White timber building. Real ales served and they have a crackling log fire burning in the cold months. There is an even warmer welcome from the landlord. Great pub food served lunch time and evenings, great ambiance. Occasional...

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Much Wenlock

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  • Wenlock Edge

    Much Wenlock Things to Do

    Wenlock Edge is a ridge of limestone that runs 15 miles from Much Wenlock to Craven Arms. At the highest point it is 330 metres above sea level, not high but as the ridge overlooks flattish countryside to the north it is very immpressive. It is a popular place for walkers and ramblers at weekends and there are car parks provided in Much Wenlock and...

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  • The Raven Hotel & Restaurant

    Much Wenlock Hotels

    Barrow St, Much Wenlock, TF13 6EN, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Wenlock Priory

    Much Wenlock Things to Do

    The ruins of Wenlock Priory are among the most romantic ruins in England. Originally a Saxon monastery the ruins we see today are from the Norman rebuilding that took place in the 12th century. The priory became redundant after the reformation as did many others including nearby Buildwas abbey. Many of these ruined monastic buildings are now owned...

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Stokesay

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  • St John the Baptist Church - under...

    Stokesay Things to Do

    The Church of St john The Baptist dates to the 12th century. During the civil war in 1645 when Shrewsbury had fallen to the Parliamentarians an army was sent to seize Ludlow Castle. On their way, troops came across Stokesay and it was ordered to be 'slighted' or flattened. Stokesay escaped this fate, but in 1648 the church was extensively damaged...

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  • Stokesay Castle

    Stokesay Things to Do

    Stokesay Castle is technically a fortified Manor House, not a castle. After the Norman conquest, the settlement, originally known as 'Stoke', meaning 'Dairy farm', became the property of the de Say family, hence its name Stokesay . It remained their home until about 1240.The lower two storey's in the North tower survive from this early era, but...

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Hampton

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  • Ancient River Ferry Crossing

    Hampton Things to Do

    2004 has seen a replacement ferry for foot passengers and cyclists to get across the River Severn at Hamton Loade.There has been a ferry here since the 16th century. The new ferry replaces one which was 35 years old. It has been built at Ironbridge (up stream on the River Severn) using very traditional materials and methods and has cost about...

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  • The Kings Arms

    Hampton Hotels

    2 Lion Gate, Hampton Court Road, Hampton, KT8 9DD,

  • Christmas dinner 2002, 2003, 2004 and...

    Hampton Restaurants

    This pub is like hundreds all over England. It's frequented by fishermen and walkers in the summer and railwaymen in the winter.Twice when we have gone for this annual meal it has been snowing on the day before the meal. We all sign on at our respect bases and then travel to the Unicorn by steam train and then we all catch our respective last train...

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Cleobury Mortimer

  • Hopton Wafers

    Cleobury Mortimer Favorites

    This is a tiny hamlet on the main road between Cleobury Mortimer and Ludlow (A4117). There is a pub on the main road but the village is quarter of a mile to the north of the main road. In the village is a primary school We went for a meal at Hopton Court organised by our Slow Food convivium. The Court is used for wedding receptions and has its own...

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  • The Redfern Hotel

    Cleobury Mortimer Hotels

    Lower Street Cleobury Mortimer Gb DY14 8AA

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Newport

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  • The Coldest Place in England - Official

    Newport Favorites

    My home town of Newport, Shropshire holds the record for the lowest temperature ever recorded in England and Wales. This was during the severe (by British standards) winter of 1981-82 when on the 10th January 1982 Newport recorded a low of -26.1 C, this temperature was only beaten (the same night I believe) by Braemar in Scotland which recorded...

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  • Night time racing in my hometown

    Newport Sports & Outdoors

    Every two years my town of Newport hosts a floodlit cycle race the Newport Nocturne and it has attracted top cyclists from past and present including names such as Sean Kelly and British Olympic gold medallist Jason Queally. The race is the UK's only floodlit street race and possibly the only floodlit cycle race in Britain too. There is as yet no...

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Top Shropshire Hotels

Ludlow Hotels
68 Reviews - 117 Photos
Shrewsbury Hotels
109 Reviews - 271 Photos
Bridgnorth Hotels
43 Reviews - 129 Photos
Wroxeter Hotels
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Whitchurch Hotels
4 Reviews - 18 Photos
Stockton, Shifnal Hotels
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Oswestry Hotels
13 Reviews - 12 Photos
Much Wenlock Hotels
16 Reviews - 54 Photos
Hampton Hotels
3 Reviews - 6 Photos
Cleobury Mortimer Hotels
1 Review - 1 Photo
Telford Hotels
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