Shropshire Hills


Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

What's Happening

Welcome


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 find out about what’s special about the Shropshire Hills, ideas for enjoying and exploring, and work being carried out to look after the AONB and promote its qualities.

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Shropshire Hills above Little Stretton looking south east

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?

answers

It's important to follow the Countryside Code when you are out and about in the Shropshire Hills to keep everyone and the environment safe.

With an influx of visitors anticipated in the Shropshire Hills AONB as lockdown restrictions are eased, teams across the region have been working together to help get news out to potential arrivals in the area.

A new hashtag #ParkShropshireHills will be used by teams managing various well-known sites to give up-to-date reports on the parking situation.

This will hopefully inform incoming visitors of when sites are at capacity so they can make alternative choices and spread the load across the region.

We are also asking visitors to think ahead, plan their trip before they travel and have a Plan B up their sleeve.

Many local businesses, cafes, resturants, and public toilets remain closed over the Easter break.

News & Activities


 

Hello from the AONB Partnership team

Our office remains closed and we are working from home in line with Government guidance.  Our phone numbers operate through our laptops, so you are still able to contact us on the usual numbers, and by email. 

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.