Shropshire (UK) is situated near the centre of England, midway up, between the Welsh Border and the city of Birmingham.
When traveling here from abroad, note that the closest international airports are Manchester and Birmingham airports.
North Shropshire is also close for John Lennon (Liverpool) airport.
if you are going to be approaching by rail, the towns in and around the county which have railway stations include Telford, Albrighton, Wem, Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Cosford, Witchurch, Welshpool, Craven Arms, Ludlow, Oswestry, Wellington and Shifnal.
For those wanting to pass through by car to Shropshire, note that the M54 and M6 motorways offer easy entrance into the county. And via Bus, National Express offers bus services that run through the county from various airports and cities in and around Shropshire.
The area is a favorite tourist centre for many people, with its lovely scenery and rich culture. And if you are one of the folks who love the countryside, experiencing a fresh view of the past, visiting historic towns, enjoy great food, love entertainment and exercise, this county is definitely the best place you could ever wish to be. There have been many articles written on this distinctive place that confirm it as one of the beautiful regions in the United Kingdom. Some of the key places that serve as attraction for visitors to Shropshire include its main museum and the Severn Railway.
There are also the spectacular remains of the roman cities, ancient churches, medieval castles and many others. When searching for the key towns in the county of Shropshire, Shrewsbury would come to mind. This is one of the finest medieval towns in England. Incidentally, it was also the birthplace and home of Charles Darwin. There is also the Iron Bridge Heritage site which is set in the gorgeous and spectacular Severn Valley.
There are some special events that take place in this town every year that are worth mentioning. Some of these events include the following; Shrewsbury Flower Show, Shrewsbury Folk Festival, Shrewsbury Summer Season and Ludlow Festival. All through the year, there are various occasions such as shows, theatre, county fairs, music festivals, art, and historical re-enactment that come up in the area. If you haven’t been do take a visit. I can definitely vouch for it having shot some beautiful wedding videos in Shropshire.