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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060     [email protected]

Visitor Information Centre at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Your first port of call to find all there is to see, do and explore in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Here you will find the very best places to stay and all the info on local events and activities.

The Centre is open 7 days a week, 1000-17:00, and has all of the fantastic facilities and activities that you have come to expect! Its management has transferred to ‘Grow Cook Learn’, connecting people to the food, history and the landscape of the Shropshire Hills. 
Registered Charity No: 1158795

Get a taste for the area…

Our Visitor information Centre has everything you need to plan a fantastic visit – whether you’re here for a few hours or a few days. Our staff will be on hand to help you plan an itinerary to suit your interests. We feature specialist producers, farm shops and B&B’s with a local food focus. From farm tours to food festivals, discover all that the Shropshire Hills has to offer!

Free Wifi

We offer free wireless internet access at the Centre 7 days a week from 10:00 – 17:00. 


There is free on-site parking for both cars and coaches.

Our car park is open to visitors from 10am until we close each day. (Should you visit at very busy times there is further free parking in the town car park, 5 minutes walk away off Corvedale Road.)

The car park includes three disabled parking spaces immediately adjacent to the front of the building.


Our site is fully equipped with modern disabled toilets.

Baby changing facilities are available in the disabled toilets.

Dads with daughters or Mums with sons are welcome to use the disabled toilets if they wish.

Disabled facilities

The centre is fully accessible, and the Shropshire Hills Through Time exhibition is sensitive to the needs of people with disabilities. Audio description and subtitled versions are available via prior arrangement.

We have new all weather, all ability, hard standing circular paths around the meadows that are wheelchair and pushchair friendly. A wheelchair is available on site which visitors may borrow. Please contact us before your visit to reserve it.

Assistance dogs are welcome in the building.


All dogs are welcome to visit the Onny Meadows with their owners as long as you clean up after them – doggy bags and bins are provided on site.

We also have a bowl of water to drink at the front of the building if they are thirsty after exploring the meadows with you!

Visitor Information

  • Visitor Centre and car park open daily from 10am – 5.00pm 
  • Free car parking for 30+ vehicles on concrete and concrete grid surface
  • Suitable for mobility scooters
  • Gated access points at key places
  • Bench seating available at main viewpoints
  • Well controlled dogs are welcome in the meadows (dog bins provided), assistance dogs and guide dogs only allowed inside the Centre
  • Nearest toilets – Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre and Shrewsbury Road opposite Harry Tuffins
  • 200 metre inclusive cycle path with regular organised sessions using adaptive cycles for visitors of all abilities

Getting here

Onny Meadows lie behind the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre just off the A49 on the southern outskirts of Craven Arms. Click here for how to find us

Grid reference SO 435 825

SAT NAV via postcode SY7 9RS

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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