Best Things To Do & Days Out In Shropshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 176 fun things to do in Shropshire for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Shropshire day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Shropshire with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

Things to do in Shropshire

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Attingham Park

Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 4TP

Things to do Attingham Park review There is so much that you can do when you visit Attingham Park, and you can easily spend all day there if you choose to make the most of all the walks. You’ve got the Parkland, Walled Garden and Deer Park to...
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AMF Bowling Shrewsbury

AMF Bowling Shrewsbury, Brixton Way, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 3AZ

Things to do at AMF Bowling Shrewsbury review AMF bowling is located in the heart of Shrewsbury in Shropshire. With 20 state-of-the-art bowling lanes offering an all-new UV bowling experience. They even have special VIP lanes where you can experience your own private area with pool style bowling balls! You...
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Shrewsbury Prison

Shrewsbury Prison, The Dana, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2HP

Things to do at Shrewsbury Prison review Did you know that Shrewsbury Prison in Shropshire is a tourist attraction? Adults and older children can even participate in escape room type game here and try and break out of prison, they also have a more family-friendly version. You can explore...
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Haughmond Hill

Haughmond Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 4PW

Things to do at Haughmond Hill review Haughmond Hill is part of Forestry England located near Shrewsbury in Shropshire. It is a good place for walks and off-road biking (especially mountain biking). There are well-organised walking paths across the hill. Maps are available on their website. There are 4 walking...
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Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7DQ

Things to do Ironbridge Gorge Museums review Ironbridge Gorge Museums is actually 10 different tourist attractions. At these attractions, you can step back in time and marvel at the achievements of the real British entrepreneurs. Each of the British History Museums reflects a slice of the history of...
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Enginuity Museum

Enginuity Museum, 10 Wellington Rd, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7DX

Things to do at Enginuity Museum review Enginuity Museum is part of the Ironbridge collection of museums and is located in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire. It is a fun science and engineering museum, especially for kids. It's a great place for your kids to find out more about the way things work....
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Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Acton Scott, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6QN

Things to do at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm review Acton Scott Farm is a historic Victorian working farm with shire horses and daily demonstrations in Acton Scott, Shropshire. The farm once featured as the setting for the BBC's popular program 'Victorian Farm'. At the farm, you will see...
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Telford Steam Railway

Telford Steam Railway, The Old Loco SHed, Bridge Rd, Horsehay, Shropshire, TF4 2NF

Things to do at Telford Steam Railway review Telford Steam Railway is a heritage railway located in Horsehay, Shropshire. It is operated by a team of volunteers on Sundays and bank holidays. The track length is 1 mile long and they run two different steam trains on this track. There...
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Blists Hill Victorian Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town, Legges Way, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5UD

Things to do at Blists Hill Victorian Town review Blists Hill Victorian Town is part of the Ironbridge collection of museums near Telford in Shropshire. It is an open-air museum that will transport you back more than 100 years to a fantastic recreation of Victorian Life. You can visit...
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Telford Town Park

Telford Town Park, Thinkshay Rd, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4EP

Things to do at Telford Town Park review Telford Town Park is an award-winning park located in the town. There is a wide range of things to do, see and explore in the park with some fantastic play areas. The highlight for families is the range of play areas....
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Wonderland Telford

Wonderland Telford, Hinkshay Rd, Dark Ln, Telford, Shropshire, TF4 3NZ

Things to do at Wonderland Telford review Wonderland is a magical family theme park in Telford, Shropshire. It has indoor and outdoor play areas and is more suitable for younger children up to around the age of 8. Their woodland attraction is an experience where Nursery Rhymes and Fairytales come...
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Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World

Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World, Preston on the Weald Moors, Telford, Shropshire, TF6 6DJ

Things to do Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World review This is a small, family-run zoo located on the outskirts of Telford. Nestled in 32 acres of woodland and paddocks it has over 400 animals covering 120 different species. Some are very exotic and endangered. They have lots of...
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Hawkstone Park Follies

Hawkstone Park Follies, Weston-under-redcastle, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5JY

Things to do Hawkstone Park Follies review Hawsktone Park Follies in Weston-Under-Redcastle near Shrewsbury is one of the first and most original tourist attractions in the UK. After almost a Century of neglect, this magical Georgian attraction was lovingly restored and reopened in 1993. It is 100 acres of...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical

Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle, Ludlow Rd, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9AH

Things to do Stokesay Castle review Stokesay is a very unique castle to go and visit, but it is perfect for families who love a bit of history. This is a castle that is famous for its yellow gatehouse - something which offers the perfect photo opportunities for...
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British Ironwork Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park

British Ironwork Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park, Whitehall, Aston, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4JH

Things to do British Ironwork Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park review The British Ironworks Centre is located in the heart of Oswestry, on over 60 acres of land. Sculptures of every size, shape and colour start from the car park and make their way into the buildings. Subjects...
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