Moving to a new area can be an incredibly exciting time, and we’re sure you’ll enjoy discovering everything the local area has to offer!
To help you make the transition as smooth as possible, we’ve put together a few of our favourite spots local to Presthope Grange. From shopping and garden centres to doctors surgeries, and everything in between. We’re here to give you some idea of what you can look forward to when buying a park home in Much Wenlock, Shropshire.
Acton Scott Historic Farm
Situated in the estate’s 18th century Home Farm buildings, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is a wonderful attraction for all the family. Everyday life on an upland farm at the turn of the 20th Century. Daily demonstrations by costumed staff.
Much Wenlock Priory
The spectacular ruins of Wenlock Priory are the remains of a 12th Century church that belonged to the Cluniac monastery, re-founded in 1079 and 1082, on the site of an earlier 7th Century foundation, by Roger de Montgomery.
A stunning limestone escarpment near Much Wenlock. It is over 19 miles long, running SW to NE between Craven Arms and Much Wenlock, and is about 1083ft above sea level. Deciduous woodland runs along it covering much of the steep slopes and in parts is very well preserved.
The finest and best-preserved 13th Century fortified Manor house in England. Set amid peaceful countryside near the Welsh border, it forms an outstandingly picturesque group with its timber framed gatehouse and the parish church.
Severn Valley Railway
A glorious 16 mile steam railway which travels between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth. The line is within sight of the River Severn for most of the journey and passes through beautiful countryside along the way. Special events throughout the year appeal to all ages.
The ancestral home of the Berwick family for over 160 years. Each generation has left its unique mark on the house, which vividly recalls the England of Jane Austen. The huge mansion is set in a magnificent deer park, artfully landscaped by the Great Humphrey Repton.
The Ironbridge Gorge Museums
The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are an industrial heritage organisation and are a series of ten amazing museums located in the spectacular and beautiful Ironbridge Gorge, near Telford in Shropshire. You are guaranteed a fun, full and exciting day out for people of all ages.
Situated on a plateau above the gorge of the River Severn. Benthall Hall is a fine stonehouse which has mullioned and transom windows and a stunning interior with carved oak staircase, decorated plaster ceilings and oak panelling. A truly magnificent building.
Tourist Information Centre
The Shropshire town of Much Wenlock is a quintessentially English town. It has one visitor information centre. For details on places to stay, restaurant recommendations and things to see and do in Much Wenlock and the surrounding area, please contact 01952 727679.
Food and Drink
A. Ryan & Son
Its been widely said that A Ryan & Son’s butchers is probably the best butchers in Britain. You only have to see the queues outside to realise just how popular it is with locals and tourists alike. From the superb quality meats to the reasonable prices, I think you’ll agree it will be worth the wait! 60 High Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire TF13 6AE
Brompton Cookery School
The Copper Kettle
The Copper Kettle Tea Rooms & Restaurant, is a traditional family run business located in Much Wenlock’s historic High Street. The regular menu is supplemented with a range of daily specials, homemade cakes, scones and puddings, all prepared on the premises using locally sourced supplies.
The George & Dragon Inn
Are you looking for a dog friendly pub in Much Wenlock for some freshly cooked food or a cold refreshing beer? When you’re looking for a relaxing, traditional country pub for Sunday lunch or a quiet drink with friends, look no further than The George and Dragon here in wonderful Shropshire.
Fitness and Recreational Activities
Clubs and Society’s
The Edge Arts Centre
The Edge Arts Centre is a vibrant rural community arts centre in Much Wenlock, Shropshire. The Edge Arts Centre utilises the facilities with weekly Cinema nights, National Theatre Live and New York Opera satellite transmissions, Music, Theatre and Dance productions and top name Comedians. Farley Road, William Brookes School, Much Wenlock, TF13 6NB TF13
Much Wenlock Bowling Club provides competitive, league and social crown green bowling for players of all ages and abilities. Gaskell Recreation Ground. Station Road, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6JE
There’s so much to enjoy when you visit Percy’s they have a huge range of top-quality plants, from perennials to annuals, fruit bushes to vegetables, shrubs, bulbs and seeds – and all the tools and other gardening equipment you’ll need. Plus compost, fertiliser, landscaping materials, garden furniture, lighting and wildlife food and feeders. In The Greenhouse, their expert team can give you some great tips and advice. And they’re ideal for a family day out, with a soft play area for children, a homeware and gift shop, Botanic Kitchen restaurant and Coffee Ground cafe. Thrower Road,Shrewsbury, SY2 6RH
Dobbies Garden World
Situated 2 miles outside the medieval market town of Much Wenlock overlooking the Wenlock Edge between Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth. Harley Nursery is a garden centre offering hedging, fruit trees, soft fruit bushes plus over 100 varieties of ornamental tree. Their 6-acre site is renowned for its fruit trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants and hedging. They pride themselves in providing the personal service of a family business. Harley, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 6LNT