Places To Visit

There are many historic houses, castles and churches within easy reach of Folly View. The beautiful Stokesay Castle and Church are just a short walk away. The beautifully preserved Ludlow Castle is only 8 miles away. The National Trust’s Attingham ParkPowis CastleThe Dudmaston EstateSunnycroftCroft Castle, and Berrington Hall are all within a 45 minute drive of Folly View. The remains of the roman city of Wroxeter is just 5 miles east of nearby Shrewsbury.

There are many other places in the area that are well worth visiting and just a few of these are outlined below.

The Ironbridge Gorge Museums. The world’s first iron bridge (oddly beautiful) spanning the River Severn. Birth place of the industrial revolution, Ironbridge is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are nine award winning museums and sites that tell this momentous story.

The Severn Valley Railway. Britain’s premier steam railway, 16 miles of glorious countryside and restored stations. Shropshire has many other steam train attractions besides.

The Royal Airforce Museum Cosford. Aviation history brought to life, the largest collection of missiles in the country. Exciting displays of civil and military planes…Last of the few.

Weston Park. Ancestral home of the Earls of Bradford. Lots of events, concerts and the occasional world summit too.

Hawkstone Historic Park and Follies. Wooded magical land of grottoes, caves, cliffs and follies. Setting for the TV Chronicles of Narnia. Awesome.

Wroxeter Roman Vineyard. One of the world’s most northerly vineyards producing red, white and sparkling wines.

You can find more information by following the links above and also at the Visit Shropshire web site.

Or you can look at our blog posts in the Things To Doseries gives you lots of ideas of things to do in the towns near Folly View.

Folly View is ideally located for you to explore and enjoy the range of places to visit and things to do in Shropshire.

Whether your interest is Roman history, stately homes, unspoilt towns, rollings hills or the history of technology, you’ll find it all in Shropshire

Did you know that Craven Arms has its very own museum?

The Land of Lost Content is a museum of British Popular Culture in the 20th Century. There are displays on the Post Office, the Second World War, Sweets and many, many more.

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