Shropshire Hills


Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) covers almost a quarter of Shropshire.  It's a living landscape, loved by locals and visitors alike for its quality of environment, rich history, and for walking, relaxation and inspiration. 

This website will help you to discover what’s special about the Shropshire Hills, ideas for enjoying and exploring, and the work being carried out to look after the AONB and promote its qualities.

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Shropshire Hills Shuttle Buses 2022

running Saturdays, Sundays & bank holiday Mondays to the end of September

"The service was wonderful and enabled us to have a beautiful walk back to Church Stretton via Darnford and the Longmynd."

Season ticket available to buy in advance, please get in touch.

We look forward to seeing you this summer!

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FAQs

Is the AONB open this weekend?

How do I get there by public transport?

Where can I park & do I have to pay?

Where can I walk?  What activities can I do?

Overnight accommodation/camping?

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Please follow the Countryside Code when you are out and about in the Shropshire Hills to keep everyone and the environment safe.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme

*Watch Webinar Recording

Webinar included updates on Defra guidance & sharing lessons learnt from the first year of this 3-year funding programme.

This funding programme is to support one-off farming projects that can deliver benefits to climate, nature, people and place.  

It is open to farmers, land managers and landowners (including from the private, public and charity sector) with land within the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  

We can support you with advice, help with the development of your project and guide you through the application process.

 

find out more about the programme

The Conservation Fund is a small grant scheme to supports practical conservation and community awareness raising activities in the Shropshire Hills. 

The Fund supports projects to deliver practical conservation work in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and/or educational and awareness-raising activities relating to the AONB and its conservation, especially involving young people.  
 
We are inviting applications now for projects to start this summer. 

Grants in the range of £500 – £2,000

Deadline for applications is 7th July 2022

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Hello from the AONB Partnership team

We hope you are able to find what you are looking for on this website. 

If you have a query, please email or leave a voice message for the relevant team member and they’ll reply or give you a call as soon as they are able.

Not sure who to contact? Meet our team.

Still not sure? Email shropshirehillsaonb@shropshire.gov.uk and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.