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Any distances shown are approximate miles from Church Stretton Town Centre.


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The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir (42 miles)

 

HallSituated in 12 acres of grounds and landscaped gardens, amidst beautiful scenery, The Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir is listed as one of Wales's finest examples of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture. this wonderful house and grounds, with 52 rooms and 12 acres of gardens to explore, is something not to be missed. It is especially magical at Christmastime, when all of the rooms are decorated to individual themes - and the gardens are particularly lovely through the months of April to September, with their shows of rhododendrums and roses.

Contact: Paul Humpherston    Tel: 01597 851727
 

Shropshire MTB & Outdoor Centre

 

Please say your found this pursuit center on the Church Stretton Website.

Tel: 01694 781515
 

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (3 miles)

 

The Acton Scott Historic Working Farm was the location for the TV series "Victorian Farm". There are 22 acres of land worked by shire horses and skilled manpower, demonstrating how a mixed South Shropshire farm would have been managed around 1890. Traditional crafts are demonstrated and there is a picnic area and cafe. The farm livestock includes breeds which were popular in the area 100 years ago. It is open from Easter to the end of October.

Please say you saw Acton Scott on the Church Stretton website.

 

Mercia Fell Runners Club

 
Please say you found this Fell Running club on the Church Stretton Website
 

National Garden Scheme Open Days

 

For open gardens  near Church Stretton, select the web site link, or the more information button above.

 

Pentabus Theatre

 

Pentabus Theatre are premiering a unique outdoor audio theatre experience in the Shropshire Hills though out September

Tel: 0845 680 1926
 

Picking Whinberries in Church Stretton

 
There are lots of local names for Bilberries and Whinberry or Winberry is used in Shropshire
 

Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

 

The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) was designated in 1958 and covers a quarter of Shropshire. Church Stretton is the only town to be found in the Shropshire Hills AONB but there are other remote villages, strong and active communities and many opportunities for both locals and visitors to enjoy walks and outdoor activities which respect the area's amazing qualities...

Contact: Stephanie Hayes    Tel: 01588 674087
 

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre (7 miles)

 
Located on the A49 at the south end of Craven Arms, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre holds the Secret Hills exhibition, a Cafe, Gallery,...
 

Telford and Ironbridge (18 miles)

 

Ironbridge is a World Heritage Site nestled in the Ironbridge Gorge. Home to the Industrial revolution and Abraham Darby's Iron Bridge - it now has a magnificent, £12 million new development at Blists Hill Victorian Town, which includes a landmark Visitor Centre and a new street of Victorian shops.

Telford is a must for anyone interested in industrial archaeology.
 

Town Parks and Play Areas (0 miles)

 
Enjoy the gardens, Tennis, Bowls, Croquet, Crazy Golf, Skate Park and BMX Track in the main Town Park which also has an extensive play park with swings and slides and mini assault course (suitable for under 10's). Click on more info button above for other play areas around the town.
Contact: Town Council    Tel: 01694 722113
 

Wooden Play Park (0 miles)

 

Lovely wood play park suitable for school age children (although lots of space for little ones to run around).  Includes zip wire, basket swing and slide.  Lots of things to climb on and jump over! Set in a large playing field also space to play foodball and have a picnic.

 

 

Geocaching in Church Stretton Area

 

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which the participants use a Global Positing System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches" or "caches", anywhere in the world. Click the more info button to find links to local geocaching trails.