Local Information

LOCAL AMENITIES

Village shop / post office – 2 miles in Clive
Good pubs and restaurants within 2 – 4 miles
Wem 4 miles (approx. 7 mins. drive).  Extensive range of shops including the Co-0p
Shrewsbury 6 miles (approx. 15 mins drive to town centre) or use the Park & Ride Bus Service (suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs)
Wem Railway Station 4 miles, Shrewsbury Railway Station 6 miles and Yorton Station 1 mile.

 

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Activities

Climbing the Walls, Climbing Centre, Shrewsbury, (11 mins. drive)
This state of the art, purpose built indoor climbing centre with Tall Walls, Bouldering, Action Walls and Café is the perfect activity centre for all ages and abilities. Experienced climbers can refine their skills on the lead walls and improve strength and core training on the Moonboard. New climbers of all ages can learn in a safe and fun environment on the Action Walls.  Facilities also include showers, function rooms and classes.  Booking advised to ensure the time slot you require.

Jump in Trampoline Park, Shrewsbury (11 mins. drive)
The trampoline park experience has taken the UK by storm and we now have one in Shrewsbury!  It’s the ideal way for kids and adults to let loose and have a fun, whilst at the same time being active. It’s not just for families!  Jump In also caters for children’s parties, holds fitness classes and much more!

Polo at Moor Park Farm, Baschurch (12 mins. drive)

Wem Swimming Pool & Lifestyle Centre (10 mins. drive)

The Quarry Swimming & Fitness Centre, Shrewsbury (19 mins. drive)

Sleap Airfield, (3 mins. drive)
Visitors have a fantastic panoramic view over the airfield and beyond towards the Welsh hills from the relaxed atmosphere of the Lock Lounge Cafe & Restaurant located on the upper floor of the old WWII control tower building.  Sleap Airfield is a superb destination for pilots and non-pilots alike – why not pay a visit and discover this little gem of a location!

Private flying lessons can be booked: a wonderful way to see Shropshire – from the air.

Hawkstone Park Follies, (15 mins. drive) 
The follies are an historic woodland fantasy with cliffs, crags, caves, deep woods and a series of extraordinary monuments built over 200 years ago. After years of neglect the magical landscape was lovingly restored and reopened in 1993.

Gardens & National Trust

Wollerton Old Hall Garden, Nr Market Drayton (23 mins. drive)
Set around a sixteenth century hall house it has developed into an important modern garden in the English garden tradition with echoes of Arts and Crafts. It covers 4 acres. Well worth a visit. Tel 01630 685760

Country Garden Roses, Hadnall, Nr Shrewsbury (5 mins. drive)
Country Garden Roses are the finest rose growers and suppliers with a huge selection of named roses. 

Attingham Park, Nr Shrewsbury (19 mins. drive)

Whixall Mere and Mosses (9 mins. drive)

The Meres and Mosses area holds a wonderful group of wetlands created during the last Ice Age.

Top Ten Gardens in Shropshire

The Dingle at the Quarry, Shrewsbury (20 mins.)

Wollerton Old Hall Garden, Nr Market Drayton (23 mins. drive)
Set around a sixteenth century hall house it has developed into an important modern garden in the English garden tradition with echoes of Arts and Crafts. It covers 4 acres. Well worth a visit. Tel 01630 685760

Attingham Park, Nr Shrewsbury (19 mins. drive)

Bridgnorth Castle and Grounds, (50 mins. drive)

Dorothy Clive Gardens, Market Drayton (41 mins. drive)

Hodnet Hall Gardens, Market Drayton (21 mins. drive)

Shropshire Wildlife Trust Shrewsbury (19 mins. drive)

Oakgate Nursery and Garden Centre, Ellerdine (20 mins. drive)

Dower House, Morville (38 mins drive)

Shipton Hall, Much Wenlock  (41 mins drive)

Abbey Gardens, Shrewsbury  (18 mins)

Wedding Venues

Shooters Hill Hall, (4 mins)

Pimhill Barn, Harmer Hill, (2 mins)

Entertainment

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury (19 mins)
Tel 01743 281281 

Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury (18 mins)

Box Office. 01743

Cineworld, Shrewsbury (20 mins)

Telford Town Park, Telford (23 mins)

Parkhall Farm, Oswestry (30 mins)

Beauty & Fitness

Feelgood for your wellbeing & beauty
Full range of complimentary medicine therapies and beauty treatments.
Contact Helena Barber Tel 01939 220429 or 07549 992366 email dhbarber@btinternet.com
Helena will do treatments at the cottages – contact Helena direct for more details.

Rural Space, Harmer Hill (1 Mile)
Gym, beauty room and hypnotherapy. Tel 01939 291988

Just so many “Things to do”
Useful websites for Attractions and Events in Shropshire

www.shropshiretourism.co.uk

www.virtual-shropshire.co.uk