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Hodnet Hall Gardens

Market Drayton

65 acres of beautiful woodland with a string of tranquil pools.

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National Trust's Attingham Park Estate: Cronkhill

Shrewsbury

Cronkhill is a delightful Italianate villa designed by the renowned Regency architect John Nash between 1802 and 1805. It stands proudly on a hillside with stunning views across the Attingham Estate. Discover this striking house, stroll around the gardens and enjoy one of Shropshire’s hidden gems.

Haughmond Abbey

Shrewsbury

Extensive remains of an Augustinian abbey, including scenic grounds.

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National Trust's Sunnycroft

Telford

A comfortable home telling the story of a brewer, a widow and three generations of the Lander family. The 5 acres of garden is complete with glass houses, conservatory, kennels, pigsties and stables and is perfect for a wander or a game of croquet. You are welcome to take refreshments in our Edwardian tea-room or out on the veranda.

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National Trust's Dudmaston

Bridgnorth

Enchanted wooded parkland, sweeping gardens and a house with a surprise, Dudmaston is something unexpected in the Shropshire countryside.

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National Trust's Attingham Park

Shrewsbury

An 18th-century mansion and estate shaped by a story of love and neglect. Discover the tranquil space of the walled garden and walk through our woodlands and deer park to see what wildlife you can spot.

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National Trust's Benthall Hall

Broseley

Situated on a plateau above the gorge of the River Severn, this fine stone house has mullioned and transomed windows, a stunning interior with carved oak staircase and decorated plaster ceilings and oak panelling. In the garden there are fabulous crocus displays to be seen in the spring and autumn, there's also an intimate and carefully restored plantsman's garden, an old kitchen garden and interesting Restoration church.

Preen Manor

Church Stretton

Preen Manor is a 6-acre garden on site of Cluniac monastery and Norman Shaw mansion. It has kitchen, chess, water and wild gardens. Fine trees in park; woodland walks. It has also been developed for over 30 years and changes are still in progress.

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Stokesay Court

Onibury

Stokesay Court was built in 1889 for John Derby Allcroft, a partner in glovemakers J & W Dent. The architect, Thomas Harris, deployed the most modern technological developments of the time. The layout of the gardens overlay an 18th Century design associated with the earlier landscape belonging to the Stone House, which John Derby-Allcroft demolished when he built Stokesay Court. Recent work has exposed the rockery and grotto in the gardens and work is ongoing to clear the rhododendron ponticum and laurel from the woodlands, and is opening up vistas not visible since World War II.

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National Trust's Chirk Castle

Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches. The award-winning gardens cover 5.5 acres of manicured lawns, clipped yews, herbaceous borders, beautiful rose, shrub and rock gardens, and the wooded pleasure ground. Don't miss the terrace overlooking the 18th century ha-ha at the bottom of the garden, with stunning views over the Cheshire and Salop plains.

Acton Burnell Castle

Shrewsbury

13th Century castle previously used by Parliament, featuring private grounds to browse.

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Longner Hall

Shrewsbury

This house was designed in 1803 by John Nash and is the architect's only surviving building in the Tudor gothic revival style. The interiors have been lovingly restored by the family who still owns the building and include impressive plaster fan-vaulted ceiling decorations and stained glass windows. The grounds were landscaped by Humphrey Repton, who was regarded as the last great English landscape designer of the 18th century.

Wenlock Priory

Much Wenlock

Tranquil ruins of an Anglo-Saxon monastery, former home of the inspiration for modern Olympics.

Hawkstone Park and Follies

Shrewsbury

Hawkstone Park Follies is an 18th century naturalistic landscaped park. They also have a newly refurbished café, which is open to all, and located within the Follies Adventure Park.

Wollerton Old Hall Garden

Market Drayton

Wollerton Old Hall is one of Shropshire’s great tourist attractions. The Garden at Wollerton Old Hall was designed by Lesley Jenkins and John Jenkins in 1984 to epitomise a stunning English garden with perfected Oak Beech and Yew topiary amongst its delightful collect of clematis, salvias and roses.

Ruthall Manor

Bridgnorth

Ruthall Manor has a mature collection of specimen trees, the garden is divided into intimate sections, carefully linked by winding paths. The front lawn flanked by striking borders, extends to a gravel, art garden and ha-ha. Clematis and roses scramble through an eclectic collection of wrought-iron work, unique pottery and secluded seating. There is also a horse pond that features primulas, iris and bog plants.

The Dower House Garden at Morville Hall

Bridgnorth

The Dower House Garden occupies a 1.5 acre site in a beautiful setting within the grounds of Morville Hall (National Trust), near Bridgnorth in Shropshire. The garden aims to tell the history of English gardening in a sequence of separate gardens designed in the style of different historical periods. Particular attention is given to the use of authentic plants and construction techniques. Old roses are a speciality of the garden.

David Austin Roses

Wolverhampton

David Austin roses are breeders of the English roses and specialist growers of old, shrub, species, climbing, and modern roses. They attract visitors from all around the world, many of whom travel thousands of miles. They aim to make sure that all gardeners and rose lovers will enjoy their visit, from complete beginners to the most experienced. Expert staff are always on hand to help and advise visitors in any way they require.

Walcot Hall

Lydbury North

The gardens at Walcot Hall in Shropshire cover over 30 acres, including one of the finest Arboretums in Britain with a rich profusion of tree, shrub and herbaceous plantings. Different trees are ever being added and amongst the notable specimens is a huge Douglas Fir, planted by Lord Powis in 1842 and once one of the largest trees of its kind in Britain.

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National Trust's Benthall Hall

Broseley

Situated on a plateau above the gorge of the River Severn, this fine stone house has mullioned and transomed windows, a stunning interior with carved oak staircase and decorated plaster ceilings and oak panelling. In the garden there are fabulous crocus displays to be seen in the spring and autumn, there's also an intimate and carefully restored plantsman's garden, an old kitchen garden and interesting Restoration church.

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Hodnet Hall Gardens

Market Drayton

65 acres of beautiful woodland with a string of tranquil pools.

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National Trust's Sunnycroft

Telford

A comfortable home telling the story of a brewer, a widow and three generations of the Lander family. The 5 acres of garden is complete with glass houses, conservatory, kennels, pigsties and stables and is perfect for a wander or a game of croquet. You are welcome to take refreshments in our Edwardian tea-room or out on the veranda.

The Dower House Garden at Morville Hall

Bridgnorth

The Dower House Garden occupies a 1.5 acre site in a beautiful setting within the grounds of Morville Hall (National Trust), near Bridgnorth in Shropshire. The garden aims to tell the history of English gardening in a sequence of separate gardens designed in the style of different historical periods. Particular attention is given to the use of authentic plants and construction techniques. Old roses are a speciality of the garden.

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National Trust's Attingham Park

Shrewsbury

An 18th-century mansion and estate shaped by a story of love and neglect. Discover the tranquil space of the walled garden and walk through our woodlands and deer park to see what wildlife you can spot.

Acton Burnell Castle

Shrewsbury

13th Century castle previously used by Parliament, featuring private grounds to browse.

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National Trust's Chirk Castle

Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches. The award-winning gardens cover 5.5 acres of manicured lawns, clipped yews, herbaceous borders, beautiful rose, shrub and rock gardens, and the wooded pleasure ground. Don't miss the terrace overlooking the 18th century ha-ha at the bottom of the garden, with stunning views over the Cheshire and Salop plains.

Hawkstone Park and Follies

Shrewsbury

Hawkstone Park Follies is an 18th century naturalistic landscaped park. They also have a newly refurbished café, which is open to all, and located within the Follies Adventure Park.

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National Trust's Dudmaston

Bridgnorth

Enchanted wooded parkland, sweeping gardens and a house with a surprise, Dudmaston is something unexpected in the Shropshire countryside.

Ruthall Manor

Bridgnorth

Ruthall Manor has a mature collection of specimen trees, the garden is divided into intimate sections, carefully linked by winding paths. The front lawn flanked by striking borders, extends to a gravel, art garden and ha-ha. Clematis and roses scramble through an eclectic collection of wrought-iron work, unique pottery and secluded seating. There is also a horse pond that features primulas, iris and bog plants.

David Austin Roses

Wolverhampton

David Austin roses are breeders of the English roses and specialist growers of old, shrub, species, climbing, and modern roses. They attract visitors from all around the world, many of whom travel thousands of miles. They aim to make sure that all gardeners and rose lovers will enjoy their visit, from complete beginners to the most experienced. Expert staff are always on hand to help and advise visitors in any way they require.

Preen Manor

Church Stretton

Preen Manor is a 6-acre garden on site of Cluniac monastery and Norman Shaw mansion. It has kitchen, chess, water and wild gardens. Fine trees in park; woodland walks. It has also been developed for over 30 years and changes are still in progress.

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National Trust's Chirk Castle

Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches. The award-winning gardens cover 5.5 acres of manicured lawns, clipped yews, herbaceous borders, beautiful rose, shrub and rock gardens, and the wooded pleasure ground. Don't miss the terrace overlooking the 18th century ha-ha at the bottom of the garden, with stunning views over the Cheshire and Salop plains.

David Austin Roses

Wolverhampton

David Austin roses are breeders of the English roses and specialist growers of old, shrub, species, climbing, and modern roses. They attract visitors from all around the world, many of whom travel thousands of miles. They aim to make sure that all gardeners and rose lovers will enjoy their visit, from complete beginners to the most experienced. Expert staff are always on hand to help and advise visitors in any way they require.

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National Trust's Dudmaston

Bridgnorth

Enchanted wooded parkland, sweeping gardens and a house with a surprise, Dudmaston is something unexpected in the Shropshire countryside.

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