Things to Do
Outdoor Pursuits in Shropshire
There is a mass of information on outdoor pursuits provided for you in the cottages information folder will get you out into the Shropshire fresh air!
OS Maps and wide range of walking books etc are provided for you in the cottages. Giving you plenty of ideas of were to walk each day.
Also visit www.shropshirewalking.co.uk for Shropshire walking routes.
Cycling is one of the very best ways to soak up the Shropshire countryside and the county has developed a network of routes. They range from those suitable for families with children to the most experienced of pedal pushers.
Off-road routes include the 72 mile Jack Mytton Way, which takes in Wenlock Edge, the Long Mynd and the Welsh borders.
Cycling route maps from Shropshire County Council show detailed networks of cycle routes and information on places to visit and refreshment stops. www.shropshirecycling.co.uk
The cottages provide secure accommodation for guests wishing to bring their own bikes. Alternately Cycle hire is available in Church Stretton
Berriwood Riding stables is only a few miles down the road. Also see www.shropshireriding.co.uk
With more than 10 still water game fisheries offering brown and rainbow trout and carp, and miles of canals, several Meres and the Rivers Severn, Perry, Tern and Teme you won’t be short of a choice of venue. www.gofishing.co.uk
Church Stretton is home to one of the highest golf courses in England, with Golf courses in Shrewsbury and Ludlow. Visit www.shropshiregolf.co.uk for more information on golfing in Shropshire
Canoing on the River Seven. A safe family day out canoing on the river Seven with a nostalgic return journey by steam train. Contact them on 07774 907326 or visit the website www.canoeuk.com
Famous Severn Valley railway in Bridgnorth A Wonderful Way to Spend a Day – The Severn Valley Railway operates mainly steam-hauled passenger trains between Bridgnorth, Bewdley and Kidderminster, a journey of about 16 miles, along the beautiful Severn Valley.
Welshpool and Llanfair Light railway. A 16 mile journey by narrow gauge Stream train through the beautiful Mid Wales Countryside.