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Shropshire's Best Family Days Out

Shopshire’s best family days out.

Keeping kids entertained?  Luckily Shropshire is not short of places the whole family can enjoy!

 

Irobridge Gorge Museums

With ten award-winning museums the world famous Ironbridge Gorge is the number one choice for a fun family day out. Whether you want to learn about how your ancestors lived at Blits Hill or discover the facts behind science at Enginuty, Ironbridge has something for you. Ironbridge is also home to the Tar Tunnels, Museum of Iron, Coalport China Museum, Jackfrield Tile Museum, Museum of the Gorge, Derby Houses, The Tollhouse and Broseley Pipeworks. With several interactive games and a play area we recommend Enginuty as the best place to keep the kids entertained! Or Blists Hill where children can meet the townsfolk and find out how life used to be. For more details visit: www.ironbridge.org.uk

Shrove Tuesday at Blists Hill Victorian Town 

 

Wonderland – Telford

A big park for little people. The kids will love this magical experience where fairy tales and nursery rhymes really come to life. Challenge the little ones to fight their way through the Wonderland Maze, Walk through the Dinosaur Valley and play crazy gold with the Jolly Rodger. Tickets start at £7.45 and Children under 2 go free! Once you have entered the kids can enjoy unlimited free rides. For information and opening times visit: www.wonderlandmidlands.com/

 

Park Hall Farm – Oswestry

An exciting attraction whatever the weather! There is loads to get stuck into here – milking, lamb feeding, pony grooming and cart rides. Make sure the kids behave at the Victorian School where they can take part in a real Victorian lesson. Lateness will not be tolerated! They can relax after their lesson in the Monkey Business Adventure Play Area or try out the daunting Demon Drop Slide. Tickets start at £7.45. For more information and opening times visit:.parkhallfarm.co.uk

 

Rays Farm – Bridgnorth

A great day out for all the family. The perfect place to relax and enjoy wildlife and nature how it was intended. Set in ancient woodlands Rays Farm provides a beautiful and peaceful haven you’d never guess you were just a few miles from Bridgnorth. Visitors will be able to pat and get to know the ponies and donkeys, meet the and learn about the farmyard animals, explore the fairytale forest, handfed the deer and come face to face with the owls. There is also a children’s play area and a toddler play area. Tickets start at £8.25 and under 2’s go free. For more information and opening times visit: www.raysfarm.com

 

Severn Valley Railway – Bridgnorth

A wonderful way to spend a day. Board one of the famous steam trains at Bridgnorth and enjoy a ride to Kidderminster calling at Hampton Loade, Highly, Arley and Bewdley. Bridgnorth station is a grade 11 listed building – the only one on the railway, there is a pub and a small shop. The whole family will enjoy making the 16 mile trip with plenty of opportunities to explore lots of small market towns packed with history! A return from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster starts at £15 (you don’t have to go the whole way!) For more information and for train times visit: http://www.svr.co.uk

 

 

RAF Cosford

The only place in the whole of the West Midlands where you can get up close and personal to some of the finest aircrafts ever built. Over 70 aircrafts of national importance live in three hangers. See the world’s oldest Spitfire and a Lincoln Bomber. There is also the Comet 1A and the Gnat T1, planes previously used by the world famous Red Arrows! This is the only place in the UK where you can see Britain’s three V Bombers: the Vulcan, Victor and Valiant. There’s so much to see here and best of all it’s all free! For more information visit: www.rafmuseum.org.uk/cosford

 

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm – Church Stretton

A wonderful visitor attraction the whole family can enjoy. The farm offers an insight into rural life at t he turn of the 19th century. Enjoy daily demonstrations of period skills from the Wheelwright, Farrier and Blacksmith. Take advantage of twenty-three acres of farmland and milk Clover the replica cow. It’s still a real working farm and can get a little muddy so make sure you pack your wellies! For more information visit: www.shropshire.gov.uk/acton-scott

 

Cardingmill Valley – Church Stretton

Get outside and enjoy the great outdoors! Cardingmill Valley is the perfect place to visit, whether you fancy walking, cycling or even horse riding! There’s plenty of opportunity to cool off with a paddle In the stream that runs through the valley. Visitors are also welcome to try their hand a pond dipping and see what creatures they can discover! There’s a small visitors centre and shop on the site and if you get there early enough you can hear the wonderful birds chorus. For more information visit: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/carding-mill-valley-and-shropshire-hills

 

Hoo Farm – Preston upon the Weald Moors

A real children’s paradise. A lovely clean farm that appeals to all ages, it offers close contact to a wide range of animals. Try your hand at feeding lambs, goats and deer and collecting freshly laid eggs. New for 2013 is the Lemurs and Porcupins. The Furry Tail forest is a new area for the farm this year and visitors can take part in the new egg experience and visit the 3 little pigs and the Hoollee Highstreet. Tickets start at £7.25 and children under 2 go free! For more information visit: www.hoofarm.com

 

 

The Adventure Rope Course – Shrewsbury

Enjoy a day on the wild side. Get your adrenaline pumping on the parachute jump, giant swing, sky dive or leap of faith. If you aren’t feeling that adventurous don’t worry there’s also Archery and Fencing that you can try your hand at. A great day with experienced staff on hand to keep you safe! For more details visit: www.adventureropecourse.co.uk

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