Things to do

Explore Shropshire’s amazing attractions

Aside from all of the other spectacular things about this hotel; the location is an ideal base to explore Shropshire’s attractions including the Ironbridge Gorge Museums and Shropshire’s famous Severn Valley Railway. Shropshire’s natural beauty is a population destination for country walks, family days out and museums.

Ironbridge Gorge

10 minutes

Ironbridge, south of Telford, was the Silicon Valley of the Industrial Revolution. In company with the Grand Canyon and the Taj Mahal, the Ironbridge Gorge is a World Heritage Site. Discover >

Severn Valley Railway

12 minutes

One of the country’s most attractive steam journeys travelling through 16 miles of glorious countryside with superb views of the river en-route. Discover >

David Austin Roses

15 minutes

View over 700 varieties of Roses over the 5 magical gardens at David Austin Roses, leader of the field for over 60 years. The Hundred House was honored to host a significant birthday meal for David Austin himself, before he sadly passed away in 2018, leaving a huge legacy for generations to come. Discover >

Much Wenlock

18 minutes

A sleepy old market town with great charm. Much Wenlock was granted its first charter in 1468. The half-timbered Guildhall and the Priory Ruins are well worth a visit. Discover >

Weston Park

20 minutes

One of the great historic homes of England. A 17th Century House set in 1,000 acre Parkland. Weston is the ancestral home of the Earls of Bradford. Discover >

Stokesay Castle

40 minutes

The country’s most perfectly preserved 13th century fortified manor house. A picturesque group with its Jacobean gatehouse and nearby parish church, all nestling in peaceful countryside near the Welsh Border. Discover >

RAF Museum

20 minutes

Masses of fun and education! Lots of planes to view in the flesh as well as simulators, V.R and 4.D Red Arrows display. Discover >

Wenlock Edge

30 minutes

The fossil beds of Wenlock Edge were formed as coral reefs somewhere south of the Equator. The Edge offers dramatic views over the rich agricultural land of south-east Shropshire. There are paths and ways for walkers, cyclists and riders. Discover >

Blists Hill Victorian Town

10 minutes

Step back in time, visit Victorian Shops, Cottages and meet the craftsmen & women demonstrating their trades. A great family day out with lots to do and Victorian fiarground. Discover >


25 minutes

Wroxeter boasts the ruins of Viroconium, the fourth-largest city in Roman Britain. Discover >

Just down the road from the ruins, you’ll find Wroxeter Vineyard, take a tour and has a tasting, you’ll be surprised just how tasty English Wine can be! Discover >

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

45 minutes

Living History – a waggoner with heavy horses works the land of this 19th Century farm. Discover >

Ludlow & Ludlow Castle

50 minutes

Pretty medieval Market Town with a beautiful Countryside drive too! Ludlow has many independent Shops, Ludlow Food Centre & Ludlow Castle – definitely worth a visit. Discover >


10 minutes

The vast Shopping Centre has over 170 shops, 2 Cinemas, Ice skating, Bowling and a Nightclub! Whilst the Town Park has 4 different gardens, huge children’s play area with many fun activities. The Telford International Centre also hosts a wide variety of exhibitions, large conferences and major product launches. Discover >

Walking in Shropshire

1-60 minutes!

Shropshire has over 3,500 miles of rights of way. Our long distance walking routes run through some of the most beautiful and varied landscapes you will find anywhere in Britain. Discover >


35 minutes

This beautiful town sits within a loop of the River Severn, where you can take a boat trip down the river. It’s Tudor centre boasts a large Shopping Centre hosting a vast array of independent retailers as well as all the high street names you’d expect to see. Take a stroll through the large “Quarry Park”, which hosts the famous Shrewsbury Flower Show every August. Discover >

Benthall Hall 

15 minutes

16th Century Country House, National Trust owned, with fine oak interior, elaborate staircase and acres of beautiful woodland walks. You may recognise from films or Games of Thrones! Discover >

Dudmaston Hall

15 minutes

17th Century Country house, extensive art collections, dingle woods walk and sweeping gardens . Discover >

Attingham Park

30 minutes

National Trust 18th Century Regency Mansion with walled garden, over 200 acres of grounds to explore, perfect for a picnic and Deer watching . Discover >