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The Quarry park, a short walk from the town centre is an area of greenery linking to the river, with Pengwern Boat Club opposite.

Within the same area is the local swimming baths and a child's play area.

Sabrina, the pleasure boat runs along the river, from Spring to Autumn, embark at the Welsh Bridge..

Acton Scott Farm Museum

A farm museum which also runs courses in traditional country crafts and trades

Arts for All

Coach service to Theatre, Dance, Music events in the region.

01743 790400

Attingham park

– loads of green outdoor activities for kids. Walled garden and National Trust House with tea rooms.

Cyced web site

A website covering more than just Shropshire but with articles on local bike shops, cycle clubs and cycling routes.

Cycling UK Shropshire

Organised social bike rides, each week from Shrewsbury town centre, on Sunday, Tuesdays and Thursdays, a broad range to suit most riders.

Check the website for details


or the Facebook page Cycling UK Shropshire.


Gateway Education & Arts Centre

Offer  health and fitness-related exercise classes and other educational stuff. Small Art gallery.


01743 355159

Green Wood Centre

Promotes traditional uses of timber, and runs workshops.

Also has a good drop-in cafe 

01952 432769

Home Farm Attingham

Working Organic Farm, sells Jersey Organic Ice Cream. (attached to Attingham Park)

01743 709243


Fun outdoors .....Bushcraft parties, local survival skills, within nature.

Little wenlock

Preston Montford Field Studies Centre

Educational charity, training projects, research programmes and leisure courses.

0845 3307378

Roy Fletcher Centre

community based information point for a collection of health-related and other charities. Meeting rooms for hire. 

01743 341 300

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

– places to see birds in shropshire. Count your garden birds in their annual Big Garden Birdwatch survey. 

Shropshire Bat Group

The Bat Group regularly monitors winter hibernacula in the old lead mines around Shropshire 

Shropshire Great Outdoors

Parks and Countryside Sites



Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

re-discover the Shropshire Hills - an area of outstanding natural beauty; lots of signed local walking, art, shop & cafe

Shropshire Hills Shuttle Bus

weekends & Bank Hol Mondays bus service into the hils. Choice of 2 routes. (Not winter).

Shropshire mammal Group

A group of mammal enthusiasts, researchers and recorders.

Shropshire Ornithological Society

The Society is involved in the management of several sites in the County,  Venus Pool, an important wetland, is owned and managed by the Society.

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

 Shropshire's leading conservation charity. It manages over 40 nature reserves.

Offers a number of volunteering opportunities throughout the county, including:

Survey work, help with events, Education and Gardening help



Whitchurch Blackberry Fair

Organises the yearly fair. A celebration of real markets, people and traditions - farmers market, artisans bazaar ...

Woods for wellbeing

based in the Shropshire Hills, provides nature activities, retreats and training in bushcrafts, ecotherapy, botany and wildlife  ...