Shropshire

Properties and events in Shropshire

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All Saints Church, Shrewsbury

All Saints Church, North Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2JL
In person
Pre-booking not required

A hidden gem of Gold leaf and tradition hidden in the historic rows of railways and mill housing.

Behind the scenes at the Music Hall

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, The Square, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1LH
In person
Pre-booking required

FREE EVENT as part of the Heritage weekend Discover centuries of history in a behind the scenes tour of the complex array of buildings currently home to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery.

Coalbrookdale Museum

Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7DQ
In person
Book on day

Coalbrookdale Museum site, which includes Enginuity, Museum of Iron, Darby Houses, the Old Furnace, and the Coalbrookdale Gallery are all free entry 7-8th September only. Activities on both days include tours, demonstrations, and hands-on.

Coalport Ferry Disaster

Inronbridge, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7JP
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Part of Wellington Walking Festival. A walk and talk to commemorate the 1799 disaster,

Dudmaston Hall

Dudmaston Hall, Quatt, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 6QN
In person
Pre-booking not required

A much-loved and lived-in family home at the heart of this working, Shropshire estate. The galleries offer an unexpected chance to see works by Hepworth, Moore and Matisse set against the backdrop of a terraced garden overlooking the water.

Free Entry to the Mill exhibition

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, Spring Gardens, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2SZ
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings are offering free entry into the Mill exhibition for Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September 2024. Learn all about the grandparent of the modern skyscraper, the first iron-framed building in the world..

Hadley Locks: Telford Coronation Walk

Tesco Express, High Street, Hadley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5NF
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Part of Wellington Walking Festival. Follow one of the Telford Coronation Walks to a Guillotine Lock

Llanymynech Limeworks Heritage Area

Llanymynech Limeworks, North Road, Llanymynech, Shropshire, SY22 6EA
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Llanymynech Limeworks is a unique heritage area which ceased working in 1914 due to economics and WWI. The area is a Scheduled Monument, with Grade II listed kilns and chimney and was also declared a Local Nature Reserve in September 2020.

Longdon on Tern Aqueduct

Wellington Road, Admaston, Telford, Shropshire, TF5 0BN
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Part of Wellington Walking Festival.. 8 mile walk to visit Thomas Telford's Aqueduct at Longden on Tern.

Madeley to Wellington - Heritage Walk

Unit 1, The Anstice, 1 Anstice Square, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5BD
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Part of Wellington Walking Festival.Heritage walk from Madeley to Wellington.

Networks-Roman Roads

Tan Bank, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 1LX
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Part of Wellington Walking Festival. A walk largely along the Watling Street from Wellington to Oakengates but with off road sections.

Newport Heritage Festival - 'The Black Shed'

Water Lane Carpark, Water Lane, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7LD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit some of Newport Shropshire's incredible buildings - the Guildhall, Newport Chapel of Remembrance, St. Nicholas Church, the canal warehouse etc

Newport Heritage Festival - Guildhall Newport Shropshire

The Guildhall, 1 High Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7AR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit the wonderful Tudor Guildhall, home to Newport Town Council, in the heart of Newport Shropshire.

Newport Heritage Festival - Newport General Cemetery Chapel of Remembrance

Newport General Cemetery, Audley Avenue, Newport Town Council, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7AR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit the Chapel of Remembrance and take a tour of some of the graves of historical or local importance.

Shrewsbury Unitarian Church - Darwin the Botanist

Shrewsbury Unitarian Church, High Street, Shrewsbury Unitarian Church, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1LR
In person
Pre-booking not required

An exhibition exploring the many botanical discoveries Darwin and his contemporaries made. Find out about the weird and wonderful world of plants from around the world, journeying through the tropics, arid deserts and mountainous regions.

St Bartholomew's Church Tong Shropshire

Newport Road, TONG, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8PW
In person
Pre-booking preferred

St Bartholomew's Church is a splendid 15th century 'treasure house', one of England's finest medieval Gothic parish churches, famous for its Golden Chapel and world-renowned collection of medieval tomb monuments. Find us on the Monarch's Way!

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Fathers of Nicea stands on a unique site used for worship for at least 4,000 years.

Dove Close, off Otteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6QY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visitors can look around this ancient Church and there will be a talk about its history, an archaeological dig at the site and its present role and Church community. There will be religious books, postcards, icons and music icons for sale.

The Wrekin by old tracks

Tan Bank, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 1LX
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Walk from Wellington to The Wrekin summit, returning by old tracks.

Thomas Telford in Shropshire and Beyond

Bear Steps Hall, St. Alkmonds Place, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1UJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Thomas Telford's life and works emphasise his influence in and around Shrewsbury, Shropshire and further afield examines the details of various buildings, roadworks, and canals, showing his exceptional skill as an engineer.

Thomas Telford Uncovered

Bear Steps Hall, St. Alkmonds Place, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1UJ
In person
Pre-booking required

The upcoming presentation by Russell Game will explore the life and engineering legacy of Thomas Telford. The discussion will trace Telford's journey from his humble origins in Scotland to the renowned status he achieved as one of the fo