Things to Do

Shaped by history and characterised by its unique rural charm, the county of Shropshire is simply one of a kind. With so much to see and do in the nearby towns and villages, Peplow Hall sits in a perfect countryside spot.

From landscaped gardens to shooting, if you are on a quest to find local activities and places to visit near Peplow Hall, take a look at some of the recommended things to do below.

Hawkstone Golf Course

Experience an unforgettable day of golf on a Championship Golf Course set amidst the expansive parkland and ruins of a medieval castle. The visually stunning cliffs of the 18th Century Follies serve as a breath-taking backdrop, challenging golfers of every level. After your round, unwind and catch up on sporting events in our new Lyles Bar, boasting views of the Hawkstone Course’s 18th green.

West Midlands Shooting Ground

A unique place for individuals and small groups to socialise, West Midlands Shooting Ground caters for those at any experience level. Please note, all shooting lessons and mini sessions at West Midlands Shooting Ground are by appointment only.

Discover Shropshire on Foot

Hawkstone Park Follies

Set in 100 acres of glorious parkland, The Follies is formed through rugged natural sandstone hills that were developed to include gullies, caves, towers, and bridges. becoming one of the most visited landscapes in Britain during the 19th Century.

Shropshire Regimental Museum

The Museum offers a unique insight into the British Army’s history over nearly 300 years, with a focus on Shropshire Soldiers. Visitors can explore the significant collections of the Shropshire regiments from 1755 to 1968, and their successor regiments. The museum illuminates the stories of these soldiers in war and peace.

Shropshire Raft Tours

An exciting array of water activities for adventure seekers. From canoe and kayak hire to mini-raft and mega stand-up paddle board hire, this establishment provides an exciting way to explore Shropshire’s stunning waterways. Suitable for beginners and seasoned paddlers alike, their services include safety gear, briefing and optional guides to ensure a fun and safe water experience.

Ludlow Brewing Company

Ludlow Brewery, established in 2006, is renowned for producing fresh and flavoursome beers. Join for a behind-the-scenes tour at Ludlow Brewery where you will get up close with the brewing process, learn about our history and how the perfect pint of beer is created. After the tour, enjoy a tutored tasting of a range of six hand-crafted cask-conditioned ales.

Ludlow Historical Town

Ludlow lively, medieval market town rich in architecture and history, bustling with year-round events and festivals. The town centre and the 11th-century Ludlow Castle, located on a cliff overlooking the River Teme, are enveloped by the stunning landscapes of south Shropshire and the Welsh Marches.

Shrewsbury Town

Less than 20 miles from Peplow Hall, you will set foot in the medieval market town of Shrewsbury. As well as the birthplace of Charles Darwin, history’s most famous biologist, Shrewsbury offers a wealth of character and charm that will set out to transport you back in time.

Where to Eat

The Market Hall

The award-winning Market Hall in Shrewsbury is home to over 50 independent hospitality and retail traders. Here, you may enjoy the local produce and fresh street food options available or browse an abundance of individual stalls in the hunt for the perfect souvenir.

Hoo Zoo Dinosaur World

Hoo Zoo is an exciting and interactive paradise for children, filled with a diverse variety of animals from wolves to owls. Activities include deer feeding, ostrich feeding, and the popular Sheep Steeplechase. A unique feature is Dinosaur World, which transports you back in time with 15 animatronic dinosaurs during a woodland walk.

Shrewsbury Prison

Shrewsbury Prison is a decommissioned Victorian jail open for public tours. Visitors can learn about its social history through a prison officer-guided exploration of the four-acre site. Highlights include the original Victorian cells, segregation cells, exercise yards, execution room and the reception area where new prisoners were processed. The prison has remained in its original state since its decommissioning in 2013, providing an authentic and immersive experience.

Ironbridge Valley of Invention

Regarded by many as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Ironbridge is a 30-minute drive from Peplow Hall. With ten award-winning museums and an abundance of quaint shops and cafes to explore, Ironbridge is a day out not to be missed.

Tanners Wine Tours

Enjoy a taste of history like never before! Embark on the historic tour, specially curated for the history buff in you. Savour the beauty of the age-old architecture and the stories they have to tell, right in the heart of Shrewsbury.

Ludlow Racecourse

Ludlow Race Course is located in the heart of Shropshire’s stunning landscape, renowned for its exciting racing events that provide the ultimate experience for horse racing enthusiasts. With a rich history and welcoming atmosphere, this traditional course provides a range of hospitality packages to make your day at the races a memorable one.

Cheshire Ice Cream Farm Experience

Cheshire Farm Ice Cream is the World’s Largest Ice Cream Shop. The Ice Cream Farm offers a whole world of attractions centred around every child’s favourite sweet treat.

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