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Attractions near The Old Shippon

This is a list of the attractions near this property that are featured on AboutBritain.com
It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all attractions near this property.
Lilleshall Abbey (6 Miles)*
Lilleshall Abbey was dissolved in 1538, yet today its extensive and peaceful ruins are an evocative reminder of the lives of its Augustinian canons.
Hodnet Hall Gardens (7 Miles)*
Winner of the Christies Historic Houses Association Garden of the Year Award for 1985, and subject of numerous BBC radio and television programmes.
Dorothy Clive Garden (9 Miles)*
The Dorothy Clive Garden is intimate and informal. It embraces a variety of landscape features, including a superb woodland garden, an alpine scree, a damp garden and spectacular summer flower borders.
Izaak Walton's Cottage (10 Miles)*
Izaac Walton is best remembered for writing the 'The Compleat Angler' which was completed in 1653. The following year he bought the Halfhead Estate which included the cottage.
Weston Park (10 Miles)*
Visit Weston Park, set in the spectacular Shropshire countryside, and you will marvel at the beautiful Seventeenth Century House and the splendour of the 1,000 acre Parkland in which it rests.
Haughmond Abbey (11 Miles)*
The extensive ruins of the 12th century Haughmond Augustinian Abbey can be found at Shropshire's Upton Magna.
Stafford Castle & Visitors Centre (12 Miles)*
This prominent vantage point and strategic site was quickly recognised by the Normans, who built a huge timber fortress here by 1100 AD. Extensively rebuilt in the Gothic Revival Style in 1813, the castle fell into ruin through this century.
Boscobel House (12 Miles)*
Boscobel House was built in about 1632, when John Giffard of Whiteladies converted a timber-framed farmhouse into a hunting lodge.
The Ancient High House (13 Miles)*
Stafford's Ancient High House has been one of the most important buildings of the town for over four hundred years. Its late Elizabethan architecture makes it particularly distinctive among its 20th century neighbours.
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford (13 Miles)*
The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford houses one of the largest aviation collections in the United Kingdom.

* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near The Old Shippon
Hinstock (1 Mile)*
Chetwynd (3 Miles)*
Cheswardine (3 Miles)*
Forton (3 Miles)*
Edgmond (4 Miles)*
Newport (Telford) (4 Miles)*
One of the most unspoiled market towns in the district, Newport has a fascinating history as a twelfth century planned town, which was largely rebuilt in the 17th century after a great fire in 1665.
Norbury (5 Miles)*
Lilleshall (6 Miles)*
Market Drayton (6 Miles)*
Market Drayton is Famous for being the birthplace of Robert Clive - Clive of India; visitors can take a town trail and discover his 'Boyhood Haunts'.
Crudgington (7 Miles)*
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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