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Spending time out and about in the Shropshire Hills? Here are some great places to enjoy great green experiences…

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6QN

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is one of Britain’s leading working farm museums and is situated in the 18th Century Home Farm of the Acton Scott Estate.

Bobby Britnell

Moor Hall Farmhouse, Bettws y Crwyn, Newcastle on Clun, SY7 8PH

Moor Hall is a 400-year old farmhouse situated in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Studio offer brilliant creative courses in drawing, painting and textile related topics.

Farafoot Ltd

Newbury House, Blackford, Nr Burwarton, WV16 6QS

Farafoot in a bushcraft, wild therapy and wild running company based in the Clee Hills of Shropshire.

Kerry Vale Vineyard

Pentreheyling, Shropshire, SY15 6HU

Kerry Vale Vineyard is a small, family run, English vineyard situated on the Welsh / English border of rural Shropshire – one of Britain’s most beautiful counties. It is the perfect location from which to explore the surrounding area with a fascinating history and numerous walks and attractions nearby.

Long Mountain Centre

Pleasant View, Rowley, Westbury, SY5 9RY

Pony trekking / livery, children’s pony mornings walking, cycling, horses welcome and three spacious 2-bedroomed log cabins are situated within a secluded area with outstanding views of the Shropshire landscape. Long Mountain Centre is situated in the heart of rural Shropshire. The surrounding area has spectacular views which can be enjoyed on horseback. Walking, cycling or even just a tranquil setting for a picnic.

National Trust Carding Mill Valley

Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton, SY6 6JG

The valley provides excellent access to the Long Mynd with superb walking in peaceful countryside with delightful streams. Extensive and beautiful area of upland heath with beautiful heather. The great ridge of The Long Mynd dominates the borderlands of South Shropshire. Its steep narrow batches and hollows (as the valleys are locally called) with purple projections of vertical Precambrian rock dissect this isolated heather and bilberry moorland of common grazing land. The Long Mynd is a biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It lies within the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This is a national designation to conserve and enhance the natural beauty of the landscape.

The site includes an Edwardian tea room in the heart of the famous Carding Mill Valley. Much of the food and drink is sourced from within the Shropshire Hills.

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

School Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9RS

The Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre offers a range of activities and opportunities for everyone and anyone. You could simply pop in for a cup of tea in the cafe, buy a card from the Gift Shop, take a wander round the Onny Meadows or visit the latest exhibition in the Gallery.

Westhope Craft College

Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9JL

Wonderful craft courses taught by talented tutors in a beautiful location in the Shropshire Hills for over 30 years. Art, book arts, ceramics and clay, embroidery, enamelling, glass, jewellery, meditation, metal, papercraft, patchwork, philosophy, quilting, stone, textiles, woodcraft and much more. From taster days to City & Guilds courses, there’s something for everyone at Westhope.

Wheely Wonderful Cycling

Petchfield Farm, Elton, Ludlow, SY8 2HJ

Wheely Wonderful Cycling organise over 30 great cycling holidays and walking holidays in Shropshire, Herefordshire & the Wye Valley. They also run a cycle hire centre and design & publish cycling maps.  Green tourism is at the heart of their business helping them maintain the highest quality service and fulfilling visitor experiences.

Woods for Wellbeing

14 New Street, Ludlow, SY8 2NQ

Woods for Wellbeing is a social enterprise providing a varied programme of nature-based activities and retreats in beautiful settings to suit everyone.