An introduction to Church Stretton
Surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of the South Shropshire Hills, Church Stretton is a historic market town Near the Welsh border. It’s the only settlement in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the first “Walkers are Welcome” town in the midlands. Aside from being a popular destination for hikers, the surrounding area is well known in geological circles, being home to some of the oldest rock formations in the world.
See some of Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, and one of England’s most picturesque medieval towns. Characterised by its Tudor architecture and splashes of colourful flowers all over the town, locals flock to Shrewsbury regularly to browse its unique independent shops and restaurants, and tourists can see various interesting landmarks, such as Shrewsbury Castle and Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.
The Shropshire Hills
The Shropshire Hills, one of Britain’s 46 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a huge expanse of rolling hills and picturesque farmland, with Church Stretton set in the heart of it. This beautiful and variable landscape is rich in wildlife, geology, and ancient heritage, making it the perfect getaway for people who are tired of the furore of urbanised towns and cities.
Planning a trip to Church Stretton? Travelodge Ludlow Woofferton Hotel can be reached in half an hour by car, and Travelodge Telford Shawbirch Hotel is a 40-minute drive away.