Exploring Shropshire

Shropshire Countryside

Brimming with adventure, there are plenty of things to do in Shropshire. Renowned for its vast countryside, there are breath-taking walking trails in Shropshire, including the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) which spans nearly a quarter of the county.

Oswestry Shropshire


Oswestry, north of Shropshire and sitting just on the Welsh border, is a charming, historic Shropshire market town. Oswestry is a thriving community with quaint, independent shops and a vibrant market surrounded by castles and plenty of history. Whittington Castle stands tall just on the outskirts of town and is a fantastic day out for the whole family to enjoy. If you’re a keen golfer then Oswestry golf club’s reputation as an excellent course, home to two Ryder Cup Captains, is a must visit during your time in Shropshire too.


Another Shropshire market town, Shrewsbury, is a cultural melting pot surrounded by the River Severn. Medieval streets weave through the bustling town centre which is lined with luxury boutiques, charming coffee shops and classic high street stores. Birthplace of Charles Darwin, the town really is steeped in history which you can explore by visiting Shrewsbury Castle and Shrewsbury Abbey. And when you’re all cultured-out, you can take a leisurely bimble with an ice cream along the river.

Shrewsbury Town


A mere 20 minutes’ drive from the park is the Mid Wales town, Welshpool. Welshpool is home to Natural Trust site Powis Castle and Garden, a dramatic medieval castle dating from the 13th century. A Grade I listed building surrounded by formal, distinctive gardens, Powis Castle is one of the top places to visit in Wales.



Now a world heritage site, Ironbridge Gorge is a popular Shropshire attraction. The River Severn runs straight through the town which comprises of independent cafes, museums and even a functioning recreation of a Victorian Town. Ironbridge welcomes tourists from all over the world every year, and it continues to be a popular spot for leisurely strolls along the river. You will also find a wealth of choice of restaurants and pubs by the River Severn, which makes for an idyllic view whilst you enjoy your food and drink.

You will never tire of finding new things to do in Shropshire and hills to explore. Seven Oaks Caravan Park Site is open from March to January every year so you can visit Shropshire in every season.

Ironbridge, Shropshire