Activities

Lower Day Cottages are situated in ideal country for touring, walking, cycling, horse riding or just relaxing. Nearby, we have an equestrian centre, a selection of good quality public houses and restaurants (nearest 2 miles) and the market towns of Much Wenlock (5 miles) and Church Stretton (9 miles). Both towns have a selection of shops and interesting places to visit. Some other local attractions are listed below:

The Stretton Hills

Wonderful walking country, not too arduous but full of surprises.

Wenlock Edge and the Wrekin

Wenlock Edge is a long wooded escarpment stretching from The Wrekin to Craven Arms the bridleways of which now form a key section of the 100 mile long Jack Mytton Way.

Acton Scott Working Farm Museum

There is always something going on every day, ideal for all ages.

Wroxeter Roman City

Wroxeter was the fourth largest Roman town in Roman Britain. Nowadays visitors are amazed at the extent of Roman ruins on view. An audio tour round the civic centre, the forum and the hot and cold baths provide a fascinating insight into the lives of our ancestors.

Wenlock Priory

Spectacular ruins in a beautiful garden setting on the outskirts of Much Wenlock. The Priory ruins, now in the hands of English Heritage, are the 12th and 13th century remains of the church and claustral buildings belonging to the Cluniac Priory.

Ironbridge Gorge

A wonderful selection of live and working museums covering a wide range of interests.

Shrewsbury

Great shopping and interesting history, lovely river walks.

Ludlow

A magnificent castle and an unspoilt market town with some of the best five star restaurants in the country.

Bridgnorth

A busy weekly market, numerous shops with a high-town and a low-town joined by a funicular railway!

If you wish to travel a little further, the following are within reach:

  • Chester
  • Powys Castle
  • Snowdonia
  • Leominster for its wealth of Antique shops
  • Hay-on-Wye noted for its specialist Book shops
  • Worcester
Wild ponies – the Long Mynd  
View to Stiperstones from the Long Mynd  
View to Wenlock Edge  
View from Clee Hill