The wonderful thing about the county is that it is largely unspoilt and undeveloped. The countryside is beautiful, fantastic for walking and yet, particularly because of its history, there are still plenty of things to see and do. There are castles galore (e.g. Ludlow, Shrewsbury, Stokesay, Whittington and nearby Powys and Chirk) and sites such as Ironbridge Gorge, a World Heritage Site.
Shropshire and Herefordshire are two English counties that border the west of Wales. They are often regarded as England’s ‘quiet counties’. But they are becoming increasingly popular as holiday destinations as visitors discover there is much more to them than meets the eye.