Visiting Dudmaston and Benthall Hall

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Dudmaston and Benthall Hall are places, cared for by the National Trust, in South Shropshire. Whether you're looking for a quiet stroll, some family fun or somewhere to get active, read on to discover what to expect when you visit.

Dudmaston, just a few miles from the beautiful market town of Bridgnorth, is a great place for creating your own adventures. With miles of footpaths, a garden overlooking the water and a tea-room in the orchard, there's something new to see and do each time you visit.

Car parks in Comer Woods, Hampton Loade and the Sawmill are open every day and parking is free for National Trust members. From here, you can explore the countryside at Dudmaston on foot or by bike all year round.  

Visitors walking to the Clocktower at Dudmaston in Shropshire


A working estate across 3,000 acres with a family home at its heart.

A few miles up the road, towards Broseley, is Benthall Hall; a family home and garden which sits on a plateau above the world famous Ironbridge Gorge. Bring your book and a picnic and spend some time relaxing in the garden.

The car park at Benthall Hall is open all year round and parking is free for National Trust members. From here, you can explore walks through the parkland and down into the nearby town of Ironbridge. 

Yoshino cherry tree blossom at Benthall Hall in Shropshire

Benthall Hall

A family home and garden within walking distance of the Ironbridge Gorge.