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Much Wenlock and Wenlock Edge
The Hundred House Hotel is close to the town of Much Wenlock, a miniature town of black and white house and traditional pubs. The town boasts and impressive set of monastic ruins, The Priory, which is considered to be an unforgettable site.
It was in Much Wenlock in 1850 that Dr William Penny Brookes founded the first modern Olympic Games "to promote the moral, physical and intellectual improvement of the inhabitants of the Town and neighbourhood of Wenlock". Dr Brookes is recognised as the founding father of the Modern Olympic Games.
In 680 AD a Monastery built on the site of Wenlock Priory.. Milburga, daughter of Merwalh, and founder, was an abbess on the site and because of her miracles was made a saint after her death.
There are lots of walks both in the town of Much Wenlock and in the surrounding beautiful Shropshire countryside, including the magnificent Wenlock Edge escarpment