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VISITING SHROPSHIRE

Shropshire, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of England, offers a delightful blend of breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and charming market towns that make it a must-visit destination for travellers. From the rugged beauty of the Shropshire Hills and the picturesque meandering of the River Severn to the market town of Shrewsbury.

Buckatree Hall Hotel is located at the foot of The Wrekin, Wellington, between the market town of Shrewsbury and the industrial town of Telford. Telford, a vibrant town in Shropshire, England, offers a dynamic blend of modern amenities and rich heritage, making it a compelling destination for travellers. With its contemporary architecture and bustling shopping centres, Telford provides a delightful urban experience. The town is also steeped in history, boasting significant landmarks like the Iron Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which celebrates the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Nature enthusiasts can explore the scenic Telford Town Park or nearby Shropshire countryside, offering opportunities for peaceful walks and outdoor activities. Additionally, Telford hosts a variety of cultural events, festivals, and entertainment options, ensuring there's something to suit every taste. Whether you're interested in history, leisure, or simply experiencing a vibrant town with a fascinating past, Telford promises an enriching and enjoyable visit for all.

The Wrekin
 

Walk The Wrekin

3.8 miles/6.1km | 2.5 hours | moderate | 312m ascent

 

More information can be found at BBC Countryfile.

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Wellington


The charming market town of Wellington is a leading candidate for the title of oldest town in Shropshire, with an estimated age of 1,400 years! Boasting a vibrant events calendar, picturesque buildings, a historic market, and convenient access to Telford's walking trails, cycle routes, charming villages, nature reserves, and adventure paths, Wellington makes a fantastic base for your trip.

Take a stroll through streets lined with red brick and half-timbered buildings, explore tranquil churches, and wander down little lanes filled with independent shops. Discover retro stores and gather ingredients for a delicious meal from the artisan butchers and bakers.

At its core, Wellington is a market town. Its Victorian indoor Market Hall hosts bustling markets four days a week, and there’s always an event or festival happening in the lively market square.

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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Shropshire is a historical museum complex that offers a glimpse into the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. 

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Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury, a historic market town located in Shropshire, England, is renowned for its picturesque setting along the River Severn. Steeped in history, it boasts an array of well-preserved medieval buildings, cobbled streets, and charming Tudor-style architecture.

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Blists Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town is a living museum located in Ironbridge Gorge. It offers visitors a glimpse into life during the Victorian era, showcasing a meticulously recreated 19th-century town complete with authentic buildings, streets, and costumed characters

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Telford International Centre

A renowned conference and exhibition facility, Telford International Centre plays host to a diverse range of events, including conferences, trade shows, concerts, and exhibitions

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Weston Park

Weston Park is a beautiful and historic estate located on the Shropshire / Staffordshire border. Known for its stunning landscaped gardens, expansive parkland, and a grand 17th-century mansion at its heart, the park offers visitors a glimpse into the region's rich heritage and natural beauty. 

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RAF Museum Cosford

RAF Cosford Museum is a fascinating aviation and aerospace museum that showcases the history of the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the wider world of aviation. A must visit for any aviation enthusiast.

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