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Explore Shropshire

Petton is situated in North Shropshire which is famous for its miles of canals, meres, mosses, histories sites and beautiful countryside. There is an excerllent pub 1 mile away serving good quality food and many more a short drive away in Baschurch and Cockshutt.

Petton is just 11 miles from the picturesque town of Shrewsbury with its historic buildings, and the market town of Ellesmere is only 8 miles away where you can visit the Shropshire Union Canal and the Mere. The Shropshire Lakes are glacial meres of which there are nine in total with Ellesmere being the largest. You can enjoy an ice cream, a boat trip or just explore the town.

The region has a gentle pace with many areas to explore that you will want to keep coming back to see and discover more.
Other local places of interest include,

Ironbridge Gorge, Colemere, Hawkstone Park and Follies, Chirk Castle, The Potteries, Ludlow, Long Mynd, Llangollen, Whittington Castle, Telford, Hodnet, Wollerton Old  Hall Gardens, Much Wenlock, Powis Castle, Attingham Park, Weston Park.

"from hiking to cream teas, shropshire has plenty to offer...."

Activities and Events.

Ludlow Cheese shop May- Shrewsbury Regatta, June- Ellesmere Triathlon, July- Wem Eckford Sweet Pea Show, August - Shrewsbury Flower Show, V festival, Shrewsbury Folk Festival.


If you haven't been to Shropshire before, you will find Acorn Cottage a great base for exploring the paths and byways of Shropshire. This area has so much to offer walking, bird watching, stately homes, variety of National Trust and English Heritage sites, museums, sleepy villages, delightful pubs serving delicious food, walks along the canals around the Meres and through the Moses, adventure pursuits to breathtaking views, peace and quiet when one holiday will not be enough to see everything.

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