Church Stretton is a historic Market Town situated in the heart of the South Shropshire hills on the English/Welsh border known as The Marches. It is the only town in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is renowned worldwide for its geology, with some of the oldest rock formations in existence.
There’s always something to do
The picturesque town and surrounding villages form an excellent base for the country lover and sportsman alike at all times of the year; whether hikers, horse riders, mountain bikers, or nature-lovers. The Long Mynd rising above the west of the town is renowned for gliding, hang gliding and paragliding, and boasts the second highest golf course in England.
We don’t do chain stores in Church Stretton, just lots of independent, locally-owned businesses which can help complete a magical visit to our lovely town. And as we are blessed with a beautiful natural environment, we have a strong commitment to looking after and cherishing our place. Help us keep it in good shape by taking note of our motto: ‘Take only Memories; Leave only Footprints’
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Take a look at this great video to see what else is on offer all around Shropshire, including the amazing views from the hills around Church Stretton, and for more information about the county check out www.visitshropshire.co.uk