Shropshire Tourism & Leisure Guide

Long Mynd Sunrise
Whittington Castle
Acton Scott Farm
Ludlow Castle
The Iron Bridge
Much Wenlock
Stokesay Castle
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Where is Shropshire?

Shropshire is located in central England midway between the city of Birmingham and the Welsh Border.

Shropshire Location Map

How to get here

By Air

Birmingham & Manchester airports are the nearest international airports (approx 1 hour drive), though Shropshire is within easy reach of the main London Airports. North Shropshire is convenient for Liverpool (John Lennon) Airport.

By Rail

The following towns in Shropshire and the borders have railway station: Shrewsbury, Telford, Wellington, Albrighton, Cosford, Shifnal, Wem, Whitchurch, Oswestry (Gobowen), Welshpool, Ludlow, Church Stretton and Craven Arms.

Rail services from UK destinations can be booked via

You can also reach Bridgnorth via Kidderminster on the Severn Valley Steam Railway – see

By Car

The M54 motorway provides easy access to Shropshire by car via the M6.

Visitors to the Ironbridge Gorge can take advantage of the 250 space Ironbridge Park and Ride operating April – October. See

By Bus

National Express run various bus services to the county from the main airports and cities.

Travel within Shropshire

Click here for our guide to travelling around Shropshire

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