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Visiting Time At Shrewsbury Prison.

What happens when you take one of the oldest prisons in the UK, turn it into a living museum, throw in some tours from ex prison guards and let tourists see what life in prison was actually like amongst the ghosts and memories of those who once dwelled there? You get an epic UK day out in the form of the awesome Shrewsbury Prison in Shropshire!

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Going Back In Time At Blists Hill Victorian Town, Shropshire.

Blists Hill Victorian town is an open air museum, recreated in painstaking detail to transport you back to the age of steam and give visitors a glimpse into what life was like at the dawn of the industrial revolution. Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums in Shropshire, it makes for a perfect UK Day out.

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Why Shropshire Should Be Your Next Staycation Destination.

Taking a staycation in the UK has never been more popular and with a wealth of destinations travellers really are spoilt for choice, but England also has a lot of really special destinations beyond the obvious and Shropshire is a prime example. If you are looking for genteel English countryside, chocolate box villages and a fascinating history, Shropshire has it all. Here is why you should make Shropshire your next travel destination.

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FSC Preston Montford Hostel Review, Shropshire, UK.

FSC Preston Montfort is a unique accomodation option for all travellers who love the great outdoors and want to get back to nature. This working field study centre for enviorontmental sciences doubles as a hostel and B&B, and up until now has largely been the hidden secret of specialist academic, scientific and school groups. With easy access to some of the most spectacular national parks and areas of natural beauty in the UK, nature loving travellers are lucky to have this extraordinary hidden gem to sleep in.

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