Our cottages are situated within easy driving distance of many places of interest. The historic town of Bridgnorth is just 7 miles away, Ludlow 27 miles and the Ironbridge World Heritage site 5 miles.
Apley Farm Shop is within 2 miles and offers locally produced food in the shop, tempting treats and meals in our cafe and a playbarn to keep children happy!
The cottages are ideal for walking with numerous public footpaths in the area and an absolute haven for birdwatchers. For cyclists the National Cycle Route 45 runs just outside them and allows easy cycling to Bridgnorth or Ironbridge.
Bring your own bicycle or hire one from the Bicycle Hub at a special discounted rate for Apley Holiday Cottage guests.
The Bicycle Hub in the Park is a friendly, independent shop providing bicycle hire, sales, servicing, advice and training. Perfectly situated on a national cycle route, we have 50 miles of safe cycling from our door. Whether you would like a gentle ride to Ironbridge for lunch or an all day, off road adventure, they can help.
Canoeing is a lovely, peaceful way of seeing the beautiful Shropshire countryside. Just drift along and watch the world go by, maybe even canoe right past your Apley Holiday Cottage or even moor and pop home for a break!
There are plenty of attractions in the area including -
The Severn Valley Railway steam trains run along the beautiful Severn Valley
Ironbridge, the cradle of the industrial revolution, is a World Heritage site and has numerous museums including -
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Coalport China Museum
Museum of the Gorge
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
Iron Bridge and the Toll House
Jackfield Tile Museum Broseley Pipeworks
Apley Holiday Cottages offer discounted tickets for both the Severn Valley Railway and Ironbridge Gorge Museums for guests staying at our cottages (see our Special Offers page for more details). Just tell us when you book and we will arrange these for you.
There are several National Trust properties nearby including -
The Long Mynd and Wenlock Edge are within easy reach and Cosford Aerospace Museum is also close by
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, recently featured on TV
Many events take place in the area including the V Festival and Midland Game Fair at Weston Park in August and September respectively, the Cosford Airshow in June, various steam railway galas and the Bridgnorth Jazz Festival in October.
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