16th Century Grade II Listed building near Bridgnorth, Shropshire
We are ideally situated for visits to Shropshire’s many attractions. The hsitoric towns of Bridgnorth, Ironbridge, Much Wenlock, Ludlow, Church Stretton and Shrewsbury are surrounded by the dramatic landscapes of the Severn Valley, Wenlock Edge, The Long Mynd and Clee Hill. There is beautiful but gentler countryside around Hilton itself, ideal for local walks.
Special attractions include the Severn Valley Railway, and the collection of museums that make up the Ironbridge Gorge Trust. Historic properties nearby (National Trust and others) include Dudmaston, Wightwick Manor and Morville Hall.
Bridgnorth was once one of the busiest river ports in Europe, but nowadays, the Severn, clear and unpolluted, is a quiet haven for anglers, walkers and wildlife.
Severn Valley Railway
For four decades, the Severn Valley Railway has graduated from relative obscurity to a prominent position in British railway preservation.
Spectacular and beautiful, Ironbridge Gorge offers a unique chance to step back in time to an age when the pounding of steam hammers and the clatter of horse hooves was commonplace.
Blists Hill Museum
Costumed staff give a warm welcome and a fascinating insight into how life was lived in Victorian Times. Exchange your money in the Bank; admire the goods in the Grocers, Bakery and Sweetshop. Find out about curious remedies in the Chemist and see the printer and candle-maker in action.
Black Country Museum
Historic buildings from all around the Black Country have been moved and authentically rebuilt at the Museum, to create a tribute to the traditional skills and enterprise of the people that once lived in the heart of industrial Britain.
RAF Cosford Museum
The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the entire family. Situated next to an active airfield, this is the only place in the Midlands where you can get close to so many breathtaking aircraft for free. Next Air Show is on June 9th 2013