Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England

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  • 1. Attingham Park


    Built in 1785 by George Steuart (architect of the church of St. Chad in Shrewsbury) for the first Lord Berwick, this elegant stone mansion has...Read More

  • 2. St. Chad’s Church

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    On a hilltop west of the town center, this church designed by George Steuart, the architect of Attingham Park, is one of England’s most distinctive...Read More

  • 3. Ireland's Mansion


    The cluster of restored half-timber buildings that link Fish Street with Market Square is known as Bear Steps; this mansion, built in 1575 with...Read More

  • 4. Shrewsbury Abbey

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Now unbecomingly surrounded by busy roads, the abbey was founded in 1083 and later became a powerful Benedictine monastery. The abbey church...Read More

  • 5. Shrewsbury Castle


    Guarding the northern approaches to the town, the sandstone castle rises over the River Severn at the bottom of Pride Hill. Originally Norman...Read More

  • 6. Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery


    Located in the the town’s former Music Hall, this museum chronicles the history of the area, from prehistoric times to the present day. One...Read More

  • 7. Wrekin

    Geological Site

    If you head south of Shrewsbury on B4380 for around 5 miles, you can see, rising on the left, the Wrekin, a strange, wooded, conical, extinct...Read More

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