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Things to do in Frodesley, Shropshire

Awaiting photographs of Frodesley

Frodesley is a tranquil hamlet on the edge of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, commanding good views on all sides of the surrounding hills and farmland.

The main street is a quiet cul-de-sac leading up to the imposing Frodesley Lodge built in 1591, near which is a magnificent oak tree probably 700 years old known as the Frodesley oak. Beyond is a wooded hill accessible to riders and walkers.

There are no services in the village and no street lights. Sometimes free rang eggs are on sale. There are several bed and breakfast establishments, a Caravan Club site and holiday lets in the locality.

The tiny church of St Marks, built in 1809, is normally locked.

Frodesley is ideally situated for exploring Shropshire because of easy access to Shrewsbury, the A5 and the A49. There are nearby attractions such as Acton Burnell Castle and the Lawley.

Description by Christopher Pelton

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