What To Do
When staying at Wenlock Studios, on your doorstep you will find a selection of traditional shops, as well as great pubs and eatery’s. There is also a huge selection of Attractions to enjoy throughout Shropshire and within easy reach of Much Wenlock.
A few Places to name are:
Explore the site of the water powered blast furnace where Abraham Darby The First, perfected the smelting of iron with coke instead of charcoal. It helped make iron the essential material of the Industrial Revolution. For More Info Please Visit Website
Blists Hill Victorian Town
At Blists Hill Victorian Town you can meet the Victorians in their shops, cottages and workplaces, see all the animals, enjoy a horse and cart ride or a cone of traditional Fish and Chips. For More Info Please Visit Website
Much Wenlock Museum
Displays the story of the town and surrounding area, the links between Dr. William Penny Brookes and the Modern Olympic Games and the geology of Wenlock Edge. Here you can find the story behind the branding of our studios. For More Info Please Visit Website
Wroxeter Roman City
Wroxeter was the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. It began as a legionary fortress and later developed into a thriving civilian city. Though much still remains below ground, today the most impressive features are the 2nd century municipal baths, and the remains of the huge wall dividing them from the exercise hall in the heart of the city. A great day to take in the rich history and heritage of Shropshire!
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Ludlow Castle, is one of the finest of medieval ruined castles, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of this superb, bustling black & white market town.Walk through the Castle grounds and see the ancient houses of kings, queens, princes, judges and the nobility – a glimpse into the lifestyle of medieval society. A great historic day out! For More Info Please Visit Website
Today Shrewsbury Castle houses the Shropshire Regimental Museum including spectacular collections of pictures, weapons, uniforms and other memorabilia from the 1700′s to the present. If you head up to Laura’s Tower on the motte, you’ll be standing on the site of the first Norman castle. For More Info Please Visit Website
If it’s an adrenaline boost your after, then look no further than the edge, enjoy a huge range of activities including Quad Biking / Trekking, Mountain Boarding, Grass Boarding, Mountain Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery and Team Building Activities. Mix and match from a number of adrenaline pumping activities. For More Info Please Visit Website
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway
Just over a 10 minute drive from Much Wenlock, The Cliff railway is England’s Oldest and steepest inland electric funicular railway. By taking a trip up to high town you can explore the bustling market town, or by taking a trip down you can quench your thirst on the riverbanks, or mingle around the traditional shops and pubs. For More Info Please Visit Website