There are plenty of places to see and visit in Shropshire. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Shropshire is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Shropshire

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    Long Mynd

    Hiking Highlight

    This place is worth a visit, the views are 360 from up top, and there are many routes up and down, watch out for MTBikers.

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    Pole Bank

    Hiking Highlight

    Great views walking along the Long Mynd up to the highest point of Pole Bank, so many routes to choose from here.

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    Tom
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    A good example of a spring water waterfall, however can be very busy round here on nice days, we had to fight our way through hordes of school kids to …

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    Tom
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    Caer Caradoc

    Hiking Highlight

    Caer Caradoc might not be the tallest of the Shropshire Hills. But what it lacks in height, it certainly makes up for in character. The iconic hill has a very …

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    Dan
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    Carding Mill Valley

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Carding Mill Valley is a great fun descent - fast and winding before getting a bit more rocky, with a few drainage channels to negotiate, and a ford at the …

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    Barney
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    The Sketchy Ridge Path

    Hiking Highlight

    As the name states, this is the sketchy ridge path, the one thats not so sketchy unless its blowing a gale, and chucking it down with rain.. a much quieter …

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    Tom
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    Iron Age Hill Fort

    Hiking Highlight

    The summit of Caer Caradoc boasts a fine example of an Iron Age hill fort. Explore the ancient defensive ditches that soldiers used to defend against Roman invaders and look …

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    Dan
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    Hope Bowdler Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    As you wander along the ridge of Hope Bowlder Hill, the panoramic view over Shropshire is absolutely spellbinding and lasts for a a mile-or-so. When the sun begins to set, …

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    Dan
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    Minton Batch

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    Minton Batch is alleged to be one of the great descents in England, and it's not hard to see why. Gorgeous, fast flowing singletrack, with an occasional smattering of rocks. …

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    Barney
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    If you have time on your tour of the Long Mynd, try to take in one of the two great trails that start from the gliding club – Yaspel Bank …

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    The Lawley

    Hiking Highlight

    This little ridge boasts a lot of character for its size. At 1,236 feet (377 metres) high and two miles (three kilometres) in length, it is not the biggest. Do …

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    Dan
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    Burrow Hillfort

    Hiking Highlight

    Shropshire is famous for its Iron Age hillforts and this one is regarded by many as the best example. With three entrances, as well as four sets of ramparts and …

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    Dan
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    Dinham Weir

    Hiking Highlight

    The Weir is a very pretty place to take a rest and to enjoy the scenery. East of the weir is Ludlow Castle, although history records that the whole town …

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    Barney
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    Attingham Park

    Hiking Highlight

    Attingham is host to around 5 miles of river, featuring beautiful stretches of the Severn and Tern. Our many ponds are a haven for wildlife of all sorts, from ducks, …

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    Colin
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    Devil's Chair

    Hiking Highlight

    The Devil's Chair the most imposing of the rocky outcrops on the Stiperstones and boasts spectacular views. Legend has it that the Devil was carrying stones in his apron to …

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    Dan
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    Stiperstones

    Hiking Highlight

    You can recognise the Stiperstones ridge by the jagged tors at its southern end. Nearly 500 million years ago, the ridge would have risen out above glaciers and the constant …

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    Dan
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    Stapeley Hill

    Hiking Highlight

    Stapeley Hill might be dwarfed by its neighbour Corndon Hill, which lies just over the Welsh border, but the glorious ridge has plenty of character to compensate. On top of …

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    Dan
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    18

    It is a short but steep ascent up Wart Hill. With a distinctive conical shape, the hill is crowned by the ring of an Iron Age hill fort. Unfortunately, the …

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    19

    Cranberry Rock

    Hiking Highlight

    Cranberry Rock is an ancient rock crag on the Stiperstones; the first one you will reach if hiking from the south. You are afforded a terrific viewpoint from the outcrop. …

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    Clun Castle

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Toward the end of this route a wonderful ruined castle gradually comes into view on the horizon, signifying that your day in the saddle is almost done. Clun Castle dates …

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