Countryside in Shropshire & Staffordshire

Explore these amazing countryside places which are important for wildlife, geology and archaeology, as well as perfect for blowing away the cobwebs on a walk.

Looking down on Carding Mill Valley from the Pike

Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd

Take a walk across the wildlife-rich heathland and enjoy the views across the Shropshire Hills, or simply play in the stream in the valley.

Magnificent old beech trees at Kinver Edge

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses

High sandstone ridge and hill fort overlooking dramatic red sandstone rock houses

Railway tunnel at Wenlock Edge

Wenlock Edge

An 18 mile limestone escarpment

The heath at Downs Banks

Downs Banks

A little wilderness of woodlands and heath in the heart of the Midlands

A lady stopping to view the forest of Hawksmoor


Discover Staffordshire's secret woodlands