Shropshire and beyond

From open countryside to magnificent houses, our special places in Shropshire and beyond, are just waiting to be discovered.

Apples in the Orchard at Attingham Park

Apple Harvest Weekend

Join us for a celebration of autumn-time and autumn traditions at our Apple Harvest Weekend on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September.

Woodland Skills Day at Dudmaston

Working with our woodlands

Woodworking skills are part of our heritage at Dudmaston. From milling to pole lathing, wood craftsmanship is a time honoured tradition on the estate.

Pheasant in the vine arch in autumn in the garden at Powis Castle, Welshpool, Powys.

Powis Castle and Garden, Powys 

Sculpted Baroque gardens with Italianate terraces, planting for year-round interest and dramatic views across the surrounding countryside.

Apples growing at Dudmaston in Shropshire

Dudmaston's Orchard

Our homegrown orchard apples are nearly ready to be picked and pressed.

A fallow deer at Attingham Park standing on its hind leg to reach the taller branches

Deer diary: The Attingham herd

The Attingham deer herd is the beating heart of the estate. Descended from the fallow deer introduced by Thomas 2nd Lord Berwick, Attingham is home to around 180 deer.

Yellow fungi in the grass at Carding Mill Valley

Autumn wildlife on the Long Mynd at Carding Mill Valley

A new season means another distinctive change in colour to the Long Mynd. The gorse is in flower and the bracken is dying back turning from the vibrant green to a rusty brown colour.

The King's Room at Moseley Old Hall, Staffordshire.

Top things to see at Moseley Old Hall

There's plenty to see at Moseley Old Hall. Walk in the footsteps of King Charles II and see where he hid whilst on the run.

Children enjoy the natural play features in the Kinver Edge woodland

Things to see and do

Find out what there is to discover at Kinver Edge. From striding out in miles of countryside to getting cosy homes in homes carved straight into rock.

Children climbing tree

What's on in Shropshire and beyond 

There's always lots going on at our special places in and around Shropshire.

Dog walking through bluebells

Walks around Shropshire 

Explore the countryside and parkland around Shropshire on some of these great walks.

Places to visit in Shropshire

Volunteers working in the garden

Be inspired by special places in Shropshire and beyond 

Summer is in full swing - why not think about volunteering at a place near you?

Visit Midlands

Situated in the heart of England, the Midlands offers a huge variety of landscapes and places to enjoy and explore.