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Church Stretton is an excellent place to stay and explore the wider region. Within 30 miles of the town lie superb attractions for every type of visitor.

The magnificent countryside is a joy to explore - simply miles upon miles of sparsely populated hill country, with a superb view at every turn.

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If it's history and heritage that interests you, then GET HISTORIC will certainly keep you busy.

Shropshire's market towns are all worth more than just a visit. Each one different and unique, are on the doorstep.

Historic Ironbridge - a World Heritage site - lies just 15 miles away.  

If you are a railway buff, then the Severn Valley Railway is on our doorstep, and the Llangollen steam railway is just an hour away as is Welshpool, where the Welshpool and Llanfair Light railway awaits you.

There are several superb National Trust properties in the area.

English Heritage also has a wealth of good venues within a dozen miles.

And don't forget when at the Wroxeter Roman City, the nearby winery, and in the other direction, Snailbeach Lead Mine on the side of the wild Stiperstones Ridge.

On the doorstep

Church Stretton Antiques Centre in the town is worthy of a good browse on an inclement day.

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm - made famous by the BBC's Victorian Farm programme - is just 3 miles away, a really interesting place to visit. Get to see at first hand how farm life was lived in bygone ages.

For the kids - well, there is the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre - 7 miles away at Craven Arms and also Mickey Millers Play Barn.