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A  sunset view, through trees, of the Wrekin and the Cheshire Vale from Wenlock Edge in Shropshire
A view of the Wrekin and the Cheshire Vale from Wenlock Edge | © National Trust Images/David Noton

Our work in Shropshire

We’re working to increase nature connectivity throughout Shropshire and beyond, by contributing to a county-wide nature recovery network, through the management of our own land, and by working in partnership with others.

Projects underway

Here's some of the projects underway, helping us to work towards our ambition, of making Shropshire a more nature-connected county .

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The Stepping Stones Project in the Shropshire Hills 

Discover more about the Stepping Stones project, working with partner organisations to create, manage and connect habitats to support nature in the Shropshire Hills.

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Nature recovery on the Attingham Estate 

Discover more about our plans for nature recovery on the Attingham Estate; our partners, projects, planting and ways we're helping nature.

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'Sandscapes' Heathland restoration in the Midlands 

Sandscapes is a nature recovery project which aims to restore and reconnect areas of sandy habitats across the three counties of Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire.

Caring for land, outdoors and nature in Shropshire

It’s not just projects that contribute to our landscape improvement plans across Shropshire and beyond, but the day-to-day work undertaken by our outdoors teams in looking after these important landscapes within our care.

Wildflower meadow in June at Nymans, Sussex
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Our work at Dudmaston 

Find out how we’re improving biodiversity in the woodland and wildflower meadows in our care, whilst contributing to greener renewable energy using a biomass boiler.

View of River Tern, Attingham Park, Shropshire
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Our work outdoors at Attingham Park 

Discover how Attingham's outdoor teams maintain and conserve the 1,500 hectares of estate and parkland for visitors.

View of Long Mynd from Haddon Hill at Carding Mill Valley, Shropshire
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Our work at Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd 

Discover the important conservation work that takes place at Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, to protect this place for future generations.

Long Mynd, Shropshire, sheep grazing above Ashes Hollow in autumn with a stream in the distance
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Commoning on the Long Mynd 

The Long Mynd is an area of Common Land, find out more about how this historic grazing pattern has created a special ecology and habitat and the animals you might see.

View over hedge-bordered fields to Wilderhope Manor at Wenlock Edge, Shropshire
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Our work on Wenlock Edge 

Uncover the conservation work that goes on behind the scenes on Wenlock Edge to protect the woodland and provide benefits to nature.

Bilberry flowers at Ausewell Woods, Devon
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Our work at Kinver Edge 

From looking after rare lowland heath to managing woodland for butterflies, discover some of the important work the ranger teams at Kinver Edge do.

Exploring the great outdoors

Bringing people and nature together is important part of our work across Shropshire and beyond.

Visitors walking along an accessible path
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Opening up the Attingham Estate 

Attingham is full of life and locally-loved, with over 97 per cent of visitors within a 60 minute drive time of the estate, and many of those visiting regularly throughout the year.

Family in Comer Woods on the Dudmaston Estate in Shropshire
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Explore the estate at Dudmaston 

Whether it’s family walks in the woodland or getting outdoors on a bike ride through Comer Wood, discover the best ways to explore the estate at Dudmaston.

Common blue butterflies on heather at Roseland, Cornwall
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Wildlife at Kinver Edge 

The fragile heathland habitat at Kinver Edge is home to many rare species, with more familiar plants and animals also found in the surrounding woodland.

Ponies grazing on Rockford Common, New Forest, Hampshire

Caring for nature

Learn about our work on nature, climate and sustainability, and find out what you can do to make a difference.