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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
 

Land of Lost Content (8 miles)

 

Not so much a museum more a work of art about popular culture. 

Open daily (except Wednesdays).  11am - 5pm (last entry 4.10pm). Closed December and January.

Tel: 01588 676176
 

Micky Millers Family Play Barn (8 miles)

 
Please say you found this childrens play barn on the Church Stretton Website.
Tel: 01588 673800
 

Antiques in Church Stretton (0 Miles)

 

People travel for miles to Church Stretton purely to explore its treasure-trove of antiques.  The town has three main antiques attractions.

 

The Bog Visitor Centre (8 miles)

 

The Bog Visitor Centre, in the shadow of the Stiperstones in Shropshire, is a gas-lit Victorian former school which is one of the few remaining buildings of a lost lead and barytes-mining village. 

 

Church Stretton Arts Festival

 

A two week festival of Music and the Visual Arts in the Heart of the Shropshire Hills.  Normally in JULY/AUG.  Click here for more details

Contact: Roger Stokes    Tel: 01694 724094
 

Cosford Royal Air Force Museum (33 miles)

 
The Aerospace Museum at Cosford is only about 45 minutes away, very close to junction 3 of the M54. There are collections of Missiles, Warplanes,...
 

The Long Mynd and Burway (0 miles)

 

Although from a distance the top of Long Mynd appears to be relatively flat, large valleys eat into the edges. Once managed as a grouse moor, today the Long Mynd is owned and maintained by the National Trust. Many local people have rights to graze sheep there. The highest point on Long Mynd is at Pole Bank - 516 metres, or just less than 1700 feet. a long hill that forms a major part of the South Shropshire Hills. It is essentially a moorland plateau, approximately 10 miles long in a north-south direction, and approximately 4 miles across at its widest point.

 

Railway Museum (11 miles)

 

The Society's museum can be found in School Lane off the High Street Bishop's Castle. Opening times are: Saturday and Sundays 14.00 hrs - 17.00 hrs from Easter to the end of September.