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Planning your visit
The Shropshire Hills AONB is an area of countryside in Shropshire which covers nearly a quarter of the county. It is not an attraction with opening times, but a living and working landscape which includes towns and villages, farmland, woodland, hills and valleys.
When planning your visit, please bear this in mind to help to look after each other and the Shropshire Hills countryside, it's wildlife, farm animals and local communities.
We hope this section of our website will help you to explore and enjoy the Shroshire Hills. Please click on the links below:
What you can do to help to look after the Shropshire Hills landscape.
- Walking - routes to suit all abilities including walking with your dog
- Cycling - both off-road and quiet lane routes
- Other activities - including horse riding, golf and challenge events
- The Countryside Code - this applies to all parts of the countryside in England and Wales.
- Seasonal, weekend Shuttle Buses - managed by the AONB Partnership and run from Church Stretton over the Long Mynd & Stiperstones
- Exploring by train and bus - travel using the local public transport network
- Sustainable Tourism Charter - how we are working in partnership to promote environmentally positive tourism in the AONB
An introduction to our varied landscape and vibrant market towns.
- 50 Shropshire Hills - a list of hills we think are interesting and satisfying to go up
- Heritage Sites - including English Heritage and other historic sites open to the public
- Nature Reserves - including National Trust properties and Shropshire Wildlife Trust reserves
- FAQs - frequently asked questions about planning a visit