Where do we start? there is so much to do in this area. Plenty to suit all needs and abilities.
Here are just a few ! there are many more!
WALKERS AND CYCLISTS
this is a perfect area to explore by foot or bicycle
the beautiful unspoilt shropshire hills lawley and caradoc being the closest
the famous cardingmill valley (our local 'beach'!)
wenlock edge with its tiny fossils and views
the wrekin splendidly overlooking this area
canal and disused railways for safe family cycling
the list is endless
there are many historical places to visit, here are just a few
IRONBRIDGE with its industrial past and fantastic museums including the well known Blist's Hill
ACTON SCOTT FARM, the BBC Victorian Farm
WROXETER ROMAN CITY
ATTINGHAM PARK (Lively National Trust property..always something happening!!)
Chirk castle, Powis castle, Dudmaston hall (national trust)
Wenlock priory, Buildwas abbey, acton burnell castle
ludlow is famed for its foodie haunts and restaurants
however the local pubs offer an excellent choice to suit all palates
(2 of which are within walking distance!)
Shrewsbury also has many fantastic places to eat and lovely cafes
there are also some fantastic farm shops selling locally produced food
Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Church Stretton and further afield Chester and Cheshire Oaks
all offer plenty of different shops and markets to explore
2 cinemas in shrewsbury
flix in the sticks rural cinema in ryton village hall
shrewsbury flower festival
Shrewsbury folk festival
church stretton food festival
OTHER THINGS TO DO!
river trip on the river severn
visit to a farm with the kids
the cable ride in bridgenorth
train tri to the seaside in wales!
LOCAL SHOPS AND AMENITIES
the nearest shop is a well stocked local grocery shop in Dorrington
butchers in Dorrington and Condover
nearest pub is the Fox in Ryton, next nearest is the Horseshoes in Dorrington
there are post offices in Dorrington and Condover
the nearest doctor is in Dorrington
nearest vet is richard in Dorrington (owner!)
nearest dentist is Church Stretton
nearest fish and chips is in Bayston Hill
nearest supermarkets are the Co Op in Church Stretton and Sainsburys on the outskirts of Shrewsbury
all the big supermarkets deliver to Ryton Grange (Tesco, Asda and Sainsburys) it is so easy to order for the groceries to arrive in advance so you do not need to go to the supermarket on arrival!!
EXTRA SERVICES THAT WE CAN OFFER
PREBOOK A LOCAL CELEBRITY AWARD WINNING CHEF TO MAKE YOU A SPECIAL MEAL TO YOUR SPECIFICATION IN THE PROPERTY!
an award winning celebrity chef, marcus bean, with prior arrangement can cook a special meal at Ryton Grange for you and your family and friends to enjoy..hassle free! ..contact me for details of how to arrange this!
or caterers Roslyn or jennys catering can also provide food for your group
Or hire a HOT TUB from Mr Tubby a local hot tub hire company for a bit of luxury on the patio..this is only possible for guests who book the main house as there is a designated area for a hot tub there, but not at the barn.