PLACES OF INTEREST

 

During your stay with us, why not do a spot of exploring? Shropshire and it's surrounding areas have so much to offer and we are perfectly placed for exploring all the landmarks and beauty spots that make up our enchanting county!

 

St. Peter's Church, Melverley
Founded in 1406, this is the country's oldest timber frame church and was constructed using only pegs. It is an extraordinary church and a must see for all! 1 minute's walk from Red Sycamore B&B

Shrewsbury
Pretty Roman town, perfect for shopping, dining and boat trips, not to mention sightseeing.... the castle is a must! 20 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Nesscliffe Caves
Nesscliffe is a small Shropshire village housing the infamous Nesscliffe Caves, previously used by highwayman Humphrey Kynaston. Only 10 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Powis Castle - Welshpool
Explore the beauty of Powis Castle with it's outstanding grounds and world-famous gardens, only 15 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Rodney's Pillar / Breidden Hill Walks
For the walkers amongst you, this is a fine opportunity to take in panoramic views of the surrounding area. Only 5 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Wroxeter Roman Villa
This town boasts the remains of the 4th largest city in Roman Britain. 30 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Chirk Castle
Completed in 1310, Chirk is the last Welsh castle from the reign of Edward I that's still lived in today. 35 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Pistyll Rhaeadr
This enchanting waterfall is situated in the Berwyn Mountains and is actually the highest waterfall in Wales! 40 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Offa's Dyke
For the walkers and explorers, this walking path is one of the world's best wall walks, taking in the heritage and countryside of the English-Welsh border. 45 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

The Wrekin - Telford
This famous landmark is a very distinctive 400m hill dominating the views of mid Shropshire, and is extremely popular with walkers and hikers. 40 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Much Wenlock
A quintessential English town, off the beaten track. The birthplace of William Penny Brookes, who was the founding father of the Modern Olympic Games! 35 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Ironbridge
A World Heritage Site and the valley that changed history. Experience how the Victorians lived by visiting Blists Hill Living Museum. 40 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Attingham Park
Attingham Park was built for the 1st Lord Berwick in 1785. An elegant 18th-Century mansion is set within this extensive deer park. 30 minutes from Red Sycamore B&B by car

Local Shropshire walks and more information on Shropshire Tourism can be found at www.virtual-shropshire.co.uk

 

SHROPSHIRE SIGHT SEEING

 

 Powis Castle- Welshpool

St. Peter's Church, Melverley

 

       The Quarry - Shrewsbury

Local Activities

  • Quad Biking
  • Golf
  • Paintballing
  • Go Karting
  • Walking - Offa's Dyke
  • Cycling - Route 81
  • Laser, Clay & Archery
  • Motor Racing at Loton Park (Mar to Oct)

Local Wedding Venues:

  • St. Peter's Church Melverley
  • Rowton Castle
  • Loton Park

 

 

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