Bucket loads of family fun can be had in Shropshire with all of the fun things to do.

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Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (less than 10 minutes drive)

– The BBC’s Victorian Farm

– Open from Spring to Autumn

– Lots of animals and ‘olden days’ farm equipment to see

 

Mad Hatters Soft Play, Church Stretton (10 minutes drive)

– Alice in Wonderland Themed Soft Play

– For children up to 12 years with a dedicated baby/toddler area

– Cafe with seating from which to watch the children

 

Carding Mill Valley & The Chalet Pavilion, Church Stretton (15 minutes drive)

– National Trust Tea Room & Gift Shop, open all year round

– Great for families, with toys and books, as well as the great outdoors

– Beautiful valley, great for exploring and paddling in the stream

 

Ludlow Swimming Pool with Flumes & Creche FacilitiesSwimming Pool & Creche, Ludlow (20 minutes drive)

– Great fun for families, with 2x kids pools and water slide!

– Also, great Creche facilities so you can swim or spa while the crèche staff look after your kids

– Cafe, spa and gym facilities as well

 

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms (20 minutes drive)

– See Shropshire’s larger than life mammoth, and step back into the Iron Age

– Learn about the wonders of the Shropshire Hills landscape and history

– Cafe with free WiFi, and 30 acres of meadow to explore

 

Stokesay Castle (English Heritage), Craven Arms (20 minutes drive)

– The finest and best-preserved fortified medieval manor house in England

– The great hall, unchanged for over 700 years & breathtaking views of the Shropshire Hills

– Tea room, picnic area and gift shop

 

Monkey Mania Soft Play Centre, Ludlow (25 minutes drive)

– Large indoor soft play area

– Including separate toddler area and cafe

– Suitable for family groups

 

Little Rascals Soft Play Centre, Shrewsbury (35 minutes drive)

– Large indoor soft play area

– Including separate toddler area and cafe

– Suitable for family groups

 

Battlefield Falconry Centre, Shrewsbury (35 minutes drive)

– Hawk walks (lasting approx 1 hour & about 1 mile long)

– Birds of Prey experience and Bird Handling Sessions

– Minimum age of 8

 

Ironbridge Gorge – World Heritage Site (16 miles away)Ironbridge Gorge – World Heritage Site, Telford (35 minutes drive)

– The birthplace of industry

– Numerous museums to explore

– Various places to eat in the town

 

Blists Hill Victorian Town, Telford (35 minutes drive)

– One of the museums at Ironbridge Gorge

– Experience life as it was over 100 years ago

– The Victorian Bakery bakes fresh bread, along with fruit cobs, shortbread and other biscuits

 

Severn Valley Railway, Bridgnorth (35 minutes drive)

– Fantastic steam railway – running regular steam hauled passenger trains

– Running between Bridgnorth in Shropshire and Kidderminster in Worcestershire

– A distance of approximately 16 miles


Jump In, Shrewsbury (40 minutes drive)

– Interconnected trampolines, tumble track, battle beam, giant air bag & more

– Dedicated under 5’s area

– Cafe from which you can view the activities

 

Climbing the Walls, Shrewsbury (40 minutes drive)

– Purpose built indoor climbing centre

– Complete with Tall Walls, Bouldering, Action Walls and Café.

– Suitable for adults and children from 5+

 

British Ironworks Centre, Near Oswestry (45 minutes drive)

– A free family day out with ample parking

The UK’s largest Metal Safari Park with over 100 different animals and species

– Cafe with showrooms and shopping

 

RAF Cosford Air MuseumRAF Museum, Cosford (45 minutes drive)

– The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the family

– Situated next to an active airfield which kids love

– The only place in the Midlands where you can see so many breathtaking aircraft for FREE

 

West Midlands Safari Park, Bewdley (60 minutes drive)

– Home to some of the world’s most beautiful and endangered exotic animal species.

– With a Safari Drive-Through, Theme Park and more

– Range of food & drink options available

 

For more ideas of fun things to do with the kids in Shrosphire and the local area click here.

 

Please contact us if you have any questions.

 

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