Places To Visit

Here you will find some great places to spend some family time.

Attingham Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

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Stretch your legs, run wild, uncover it’s stories, encounter nature and relax at Attingham. Explore vast Parkland, an organic Walled Garden, Play Field and impressive Regency Mansion. Full of life and locally loved – there’s something new to see all year round.

Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton, Shropshire.

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With thousands of acres to explore there are lots of ways to enjoy yourself at Carding Mill Valley. Whether you want to go mountain biking, horse riding, walking or swimming we’ve got it all here. Many of them are also on the 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4 list. Here are the top 10 things to do on your visit.

Fordhall Farm, Market Drayton, Shropshire.

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Find out why it has 8000 owners. This is a great place to visit with loads of creative activities and events for all ages happening all year. You can also enjoy one of the farm trails which lead you around telling you the story of the farm, try the new geocache route, visit the farm shop and stop off at Arthur’s kitchen for a cuppa and cake!

Newport rock, Shropshire Climbing Centre.

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Great indoor climbing centre for all ages, including a mini wall with extra padding on the floors! They also run fully supervised Junior Clubs for under 14’s, running in term time and school holidays. Click here for days/times.

Severn Gorge Countryside Trust, Shropshire.

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Fancy exploring the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site on foot?   

Download the walk leaflets for free here. You can also pick up a copy from Ironbridge Visitor Information Centre, the leaflet dispenser in Station Road Car Park (by the Ironbridge) or the Trust office on Darby Road.

Telford Town Park

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With six play areas to choose from including the Water Play & Toddlers Area & Sand Pit there is lots to do for free, also check out the free Nature Trail & Heritage Trail. There is also Geocaching & Orienteering (for the geocache download the Geocaching app & enter these coordinates GCNN6G) Also try out the 12 hole Adventure golf course which is a fun activity for all the family to play and practise their putting techniques in a park environment.

Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Shropshire.

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With 10 award winning attractions in the world heritage site there is so much fun to be had.

Click here to buy the annual passport online and save 10% the passport gives you unlimited daytime admission to all 10 museums for a year and 25% off Victorian Christmas events at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

The Ice Cream Farm, Cheshire

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It’s free for all the family to enter the Ice Cream Farm and enjoy Daisy’s Garden, as well as getting up close with the friendly farm animals, there are rides that you need to pay to go on, you can then buy passes online to save some money for the pay and play activities. After all that fun enjoy some ice cream at the parlour.