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Travel Guide to holidays in... Craven Arms, Shropshire, England

Craven Arms, which calls itself the 'Gateway to the Marches' is a market town in Shropshire, England. It is popular with visitors to the area because of the Shropshire hills and Stokesay Castle nearby, as well as a number of other attractions, and it is situated near to Hopesay, Church Stretton, Lydbury North, Ratlinghope, and Ludlow and is one of nearly thirty towns or villages in Shropshire in which Go2 has cottages or holidays lets available. The nearest main cities are Hereford (population 123,205), Chester (population 80,121), and Worcester (which has a population of 94,029 according to the 2001 Census). Follow the links to find holiday cottages and lets available in this area on Go2, or view the surrounding area on the map below.

Peaceful, uncrowded and still largely devoted to farming, this is one of England’s most unspoilt counties, as you’ll discover during a break in one of our holiday cottages in Shropshire. Take a walk on the Long Mynd a dramatic ridge which stands high over the landscape, then pop in to the small village of Church Stretton which nestles in the valley below for a hearty tea.

The county town of Shrewsbury sits on a hill almost completely surrounded by a loop in the river Severn. Here you’ll find Elizabethan timber-framed buildings and handsome Georgian terraces. Shropshire even has its own centre of gastronomy in the charming town of Ludlow, which boasts a number of Michelin starred restaurants as well as a profusion of specialist food shops. The splendid Norman castle at Ludlow is also well worth a visit, as is nearby Stokesay Castle, both within a short drive of our holiday cottages in Shropshire.

Seeing Shropshire today it’s hard to believe it was actually the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. You can see where it all started at Ironbridge Gorge. Don’t miss Blists Hill, which recreates life at the turn of the twentieth century.

Read more about Craven Arms at Wikipedia, or... Find holiday cottages and lets in Craven Arms with Go2.

Map of Craven Arms

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Accommodation in Craven Arms

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What to Visit and Where to Eat in Craven Arms

Wondering what to do when you get there? Where to visit? How to keep the kids quiet? Have a browse of the great 'Days Out With The Kids' website to get some ideas.

Find days out and attractions in Craven Arms

Hungry? For great restaurants and cafes in Craven Arms pay the following sites a visit...

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Sugarvine - UK Restaurant Guide

For more great dining in Craven Arms visit Sugar Vine

If you like walking then be sure to visit the following site before heading off to Craven Arms...

Walks Around Britian

Walks Around Britain - Britain's only walking website with video walks. Walking routes, maps, information and more about walking in Britain - on DVD and Blu-ray too.

Finally, if you're packing your cycles and want to find some great routes in the Craven Arms area then... - should have all the information you'll need. As well as cycle routes this site is also packed with information, guides, a store and its own forums.

The Weather in Craven Arms

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How to Get There - Your Transport Travel Guide to Craven Arms

Transport tavel guide to Craven Arms

That's it - you've decided. You've read our travel guide to Craven Arms and you're convinced. Craven Arms is the place for you. So, how do you get there? Just follow the helpful links below...

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Travelling to or from Ireland? Don't forget the ferry! Not only does it give you the freedom of taking your own car but it provides a superb experience of travelling by sea and exploring the coastline. With convenient routes between Holyhead and Dublin, or Pembroke and Rosslare, we recommend Irish Ferries for great, low-cost, transport. They are the leading Irish ferry company and provide both an excellent service, and excellent prices.

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