Craven Arms - Gateway to the Marches
On the edge of the old Marcher kingdom, Craven Arms grew into an important frontier trading post between Wales and England.
Surrounded by hills, Craven Arms is the natural start point for many long distance and shorter circular walks it was almost inevitable that it also became the home of the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.
Here you can experience a virtual balloon ride over Shropshire and meet the Shropshire Mammoth - hairy, very hairy!
Just out of the town is the romantic Stokesay Castle - a 13th Century fortified manor house said to be so beautiful that when attacked no-one had the heart to destroy it - Be prepared to fall in love.
For more information about Craven Arms and the rest of South Shropshire, please click the link to visit the Ludlow & South Shropshire website
Please click here to view a map of Craven Arms town centre.
Attractions in Craven Arms
Stokesay Castle, near Craven Arms, nestles in peaceful South Shropshire countryside near the Welsh Border. It is one of more than a dozen English Heritage properties in the county.
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Get up close and personal to Shropshire’s larger than life mammoth and step back into the Iron Age. If you're looking for somewhere to take the kids or grandkids during the summer holidays we have several family events to keep children and adults amused and entertained.
Accommodation in Craven Arms
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