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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060     [email protected]

Getting Here – How to find Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

We are easily reached by road, rail or bus from the West Midlands, South and Mid Wales and the North West.

For Walkers, Cyclists and Drivers

The Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is situated beside the A49 on the southern outskirts of Craven Arms – 20 miles south of Shrewsbury, 7 miles north of Ludlow (less than 1 mile from Stokesay Castle   and 3.3 miles from Stokesay Court

Grid reference SO 435 825

SAT NAV via post code SY7 9RS

Rail Users

Craven Arms train station is less than 10 minutes walk from the Discovery Centre. Why not hop on a train? Use the National Rail website to plan your route.

Bus Users

Buses are available (Service 435) throughout the day from Shrewsbury and Ludlow Monday-Saturday. There is no service on Sundays or Bank Holiday Mondays.

Click Travel Shropshire for further information about Shropshire Transport Services.

Postal Address: Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, School Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9RS

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Meet The Mammoth

Get up close & personal

Meet our larger than life Shropshire mammoth

Find out about the chilling Ice Age and meet our mammoth – a full size replica of the skeleton found at Condover, near Shrewsbury.

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Frothy coffees & Shropshire cream teas

Perfect when the sun is shining

Our delicious home-cooked meals are prepared using local produce to bring you a true taste of the Shropshire Landscape, with Sunday lunches a speciality.

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Family friendly events and activities

From slime making to fairy cakes, we have a party to suit everyone!

Have you ever been up close to a Barn Owl, seen a water-nymph, made a willow nest or prepared to hunt for a Mammoth? If not, now is your chance!

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Onny Meadow

30 acres beside the River Onny

Well signposted for gentle strolls

FREE ENTRANCE to 30 acres of riverside paths, wild flowers and woodland all in the shadow of an Iron Age hillfort.

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is operated by Grow Cook Learn, a registered charity, connecting people to the food, history and landscape of the Shropshire Hills, providing opportunities to local people and visitors to learn and discover.
Registered Charity in England Number 1158795