Round and About
Shrewsbury is an ideal central location to base yourself to explore Shropshire and surrounding area.
The Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site is 15 miles away, where the industrial revolution began in the middle of rural Shropshire. Walk over the world famous iron bridge, visit the museums to understand and experience the history, all in the beautiful setting of the Ironbridge Gorge.
The food capital of Ludlow is half an hour away by train. The lovely pubs, restaurants and shops are a wonderful treat but Ludlow is a beautiful town in a wonderful location, with its castle in the historic centre and many walks in the surrounding countryside.
Shropshire has many pretty and interesting market towns, Bridgnorth, Much Wenlock, Bishops Castle, to name a few.
Wales is very close and it’s easy to go for a lovely drive or train journey into beautiful Mid-Wales.
The best way to appreciate Shropshire wonderful rural offerings is to go walking or cycling. We provide lots of information on routes, with maps and books in the apartment, to help you plan your day. To give you a taster of the walking and cycling look at the walking and cycling sections in the ‘What to do’ pages of www.visitshrewsbury.com Remember the apartment has undercover locked cycle storage or cycle hire is available at Dave Mellor Cycles. www.davemellorcycles.com
If you enjoy golf there are lots of options and we provide full details in our information pack.