Shropshire Hills

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Welcome to our new website. 

 Please bear with us as we continue to add content and links to the site over the coming weeks. 



Together the hills, rolling farmland, woods and river valleys of our varied and special landscape was one of the first areas to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in 1958.

Off the beaten track and tranquil, this is a living, working place, loved by locals and visitors alike for its quality of environment, for walking and activities, relaxation and inspiration.

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view of Corndon from Stapeley Common

Conservation Fund open for applications

Grants in the range of £500 – £2,000.

The Fund supports practical projects that help to conserve, enhance and raise awareness of the Shropshire Hills.  The work carried out needs to be either within the AONB, or directly benefitting it.   Deadline for expressions of interest is 7th February 2020. 

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Nationally important, locally managed.

The Shropshire Hills AONB covers a quarter of Shropshire, and is one of 46 AONBs in the UK. 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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