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Bookshelf

Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Barbara Pym

Mirabel Osler

Ivan Jones

Ann Turball (many novels set here)

Kate Long

Ellis Peters

Mary Webb

Local directory

Find your perfect cuppa or indulge your sweet cravings by choosing one of these great local companies.

Places to eat and drink

Castle Tea Room

Castle Sq

Ludlow

SY8 1AY

Hopesay Glebe Farm Tearooms

Craven Arms

SY7 8HA

Carvell's The Art Of Tea

13 King St

Ludlow

SY8 1AQ

Rosy-Leaf Vintage Tea Room

Shrewsbury Rd

Pontesbury

Shrewsbury

SY5 0QD

Elsies Vintage Tea Room & Pie Parlour

Barn Business Park

Coedway

Shrewsbury

SY5 9AR

Camellias Tea Rooms

St Alkmonds Pl

Shrewsbury

SY1 1UJ

The Vintage Tea Room

9 New St

Telford

TF2 6ER

Shropshire Lavender

Wellbank Farm

Pickstock

Newport

TF10 8AH

Shropshire

Shropshire is a landlocked county that borders the country of Wales to the west. There are old town such as Shrewsbury and new towns like Telford, giving Shropshire a diverse feel. Running through the county is the longest river in England, the River Severn. The county also provides spectacular scenery in terms of hills, valleys, and woodlands. Having both English heritage sites and World Heritage sites, Shropshire provides plenty of interest to visitors. 

Places to visit

 

Shrewsbury, Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Blists Hill Victorian Town, Shropshire Hills, Ludlow Castle, Dudmaston Hall.

Map  by Nilfanion [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons. Not affiliated with The Travelling Reader.