Shropshire Quick Facts & Figures

Map of Shropshire
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Shropshire is located in the West Midlands in England, prominent towns in the area include Telford, Shrewsbury and Oswestry. Shropshire has a lower profile among visitors than other better known counties, however the county is one of the most scenic and unspoilt areas of the UK, making it well worth a visit.

Shropshire includes plenty of scenic landscapes, some charming small towns and villages full of character and plenty of open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all and enjoy the best of the scenic English countryside. Local attractions & places of interest include Ironbridge Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Shropshire Hills (AONB), Shrewsbury Castle, Shrewsbury Abbey, Wroxeter Roman City, Telford Steam Railway and Attingham Park. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Shropshire Quick Facts

Population: 456,000

Region: West Midlands

Area total: 3,487 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 01952 (Telford), 01743 (Shrewsbury), 01691 (Oswestry).

Postcode Area TF (Telford), SY (Shrewsbury), SY10-11 (Oswestry)

Closest Airports: Liverpool Airport, Birmingham Airport & Manchester Airport.

Local Food: Shropshire Pie, Shropshire Fidget Pie, Loin of pork and cabbage cake, Shrewsbury Biscuits, Artisan Cheeses and locally brewed beers and wines.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Telford, Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Newport and Bridgnorth.

Famous Attractions: Ironbridge Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Shropshire Hills (AONB), Shrewsbury Castle, Shrewsbury Abbey, Wroxeter Roman City, Telford Steam Railway and Attingham Park.
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