LOCATION MAP Ternhill Farm House & The Cottage Restaurant
are conveniently situated on the crossroads of the A41 &A53
North Shropshire, making it the perfect base for visiting Shrewsbury,
Telford, Ironbridge, Chester & The Potteries, or as a stop-over on route
to Wales. There really is just so much to offer in the area.
Ternhill Farm House is situated in North Shropshire, but we're
to the borders of Cheshire, Staffordshire & North Wales
those interested in leisure pursuits North Shropshire
The Midlands Game Fair annually
in September at Weston Park
West Midlands Shooting Ground
at nearby Hodnet offers Clay shooting,
4x4 Driving, Archery, Quad Bikes & Helicopters Tel:
- see www.shropshiretourism.info for more details
Golf at Hawkstone Park where Sandy Lyle learnt to play golf
Air Balloon Flights
Horse riding in Market
- Chester Races www.chester-races.co.uk
- Bangor-on-Dee Races www.bangordee.co.uk
Tel: 01978 780323
Walking at www.hawkstonepark.co.uk
Rally Driving at the Shropshire Rally School in Prees near Whitchurch
Family attractions include:
Gorge & Museums just south of Telford
(fantastic...what ever your age!),
Gorge-World Heritage Site
~ includes the impresssive
Ironbridge & Tollhouse, Blists Hill Victorian Museum, Broseley
Pipeworks, Jackfield Tile Museum, Coalport China Museum, Tar Tunnel,
Coalbrookdale Museum Of Iron & Darby Houses, the Museum of
The Gorge & their newest interactive attraction Enginuity.
Far too much to see in one day, so we would recommend that you
purchase a "Passport ticket" which grants you entry
to all 10 museums in the Ironbridge Gorge & then allows you
to return any time in the future to see the sites that you have
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom near Telford,
Park Hall the Country Experience in Oswestry,
Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford,
Drayton Manor Theme Park in Tamworth,
Towers in Staffordshire.
The Seven Valley Railway at Bridgnorth
a full-size standard-gauge line running regular steam-hauled
passenger trains for the benefit of tourists and enthusiasts alike
between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire,
a distance of 16 miles. The journey is full of interest, for the
closely the meandering course of the River Severn for most of
For over a century Bridgnorth
Cliff Railway has been transporting the
people of Bridgnorth up and down the 111 ft sandstone cliffs that
High Town from Low Town and the River Severn.
It is first and foremost a working railway; its importance to
townspeople of Bridgnorth and to visitors to the town is undiminished
There are numerous historic gardens in the area,
Hodnet Hall Gardens
Hawkstone Park & Follies
Stapeley Water Gardens in Nantwich
Shropshire Union Canal runs through
Market Drayton &Whitchurch, and then at Ellesmere it
separates into the Llangollen Branch & the Montgomery Canal.
Then, there's the National Trust
Biddulph Grange Garden,
And the historic
has baked Gingerbread in the town for over
two hundred years, using the same traditional recipe
(the contents of which are a clsoely guarded secret).
Wednesday is the weekly indoor, street & cattle market.
A canal-side walk along the towpath from the wharf-side cottages
at Tyrley can be punctuated by a light lunch or pot of tea at
The Canalside Emporium.....a haven for those transport enthusiasts
with its model railway that runs above the tables.
~ is a bustling market town with fascinating
black & white building.
Its fine Medieval Castle is the venue for an annual international
Food Festival during the summer and Prince Charles recently visited
Ludlow Racecourse to open a new stand.
Ludlow Castle - venue for Ludlow's Annual
Intl Food Festival
~ famous for Charles Darwin and it's annual Flower Show
in August. You can follow in the footsteps of the medieval sleuth
Brother Cadfael (created by Ellis Peters) taking a guided walking
around the town
For those interested in ceramics
The Potteries, in Stoke is the ceramic capital
of the world.
You can trace the history of Royal Doulton, Spode and
Wedgwood and the factory shops offer wonderful bargains
Royal-Doulton - www.royal-doulton.com/rd/visitors
Spode - www.spode.co.uk
Wedgwood - www.wedgwood.com
Gladstone Museum- a delight for the children too!
there's the ladies favourite.......SHOPPING
The Market Towns of Market Drayton, Ellesmere,
Whitchurch, Wem, Bridgnorth, Much Wenlock,
Bishops Castle, Church Stretton and Ludlow
Shrewsbury is bustling with
interesting, independent and individual shops.
Antiques, collectables, crafts and art deco; Designer clothes
real hat shops; Bookshops old and new, maps; and
Delicatessens and fine wines.
The Park & Ride is highly recommended - leave your car for
at The Harlescott Car Park (the livestock markt site) and then
get a bus (approx £0.90 return per person, running every
Telford is a modern town with all the shops conveniently
under one roof. There is plenty of parking which is reasonably
Travel a little bit further out to Manchester (approx
1 hours drive North)
to the spectacular Trafford
Centre - modern shops, indoor market/craft
stalls, a food mall & a cinema
Or, visit Europe's largest outlet centre with over
140 stores -
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Cheshire Oaks
It's located just off J10 of the M53
For information on local foods visit Heart of
England Fine Foods - www.heff.co.uk
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