Places of interest near Lawley Village
Among the many attractions at Ironbridge Gorge is Enginuity a fascinating design and technology centre, showing how good ideas can become great inventions.
Probably the most popular of all at Ironbridge is Blists Hill Victorian Town, an open-air 'living' museum that allows visitors to experience the Victorian way of life during the late 1800's.
Life is re-enacted by townsfolk who wear the attire of the day and who go about their daily lives in the shops and workplaces of this authentic Victorian community.
Just a few miles away is the 18th century mansion Attingham Park, with its magnificent Regency interiors, set within over 500 acres of parkland.
Visitors can enjoy a number of woodland walks along the river Tern and through the Deer Park, taking in the picturesque views of the Wrekin and Shropshire Hills.
The award winning Royal Air Force Museum Cosford houses one of the largest aviation collections in the UK, with over seventy historic aircraft on display. Everyone from small children upwards will enjoy this whatever the weather.
Admission is free, but for a small price why not try the advanced flight simulator - a great way to get an instant flying experience!
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom is a real treat for the kids. Open between March and December, this friendly farm offers close contact with a wide variety of animals from fluffy yellow chicks and baby lambs to foxes, llamas, deer and ostriches.
The spectacular ruins of Wenlock Priory are the remains of a 12th century church on the edge of Much Wenlock village. Considerable remains are left of the 350ft long church, and the delightful grounds has a well groomed collection of topiary.
It's the perfect place to sit on a warm, mid-summers day and just relax!
Wroxeter Roman Village once began life as a legionary fortress and eventually became the fourth largest city in Roman Britain.
Visitors can explore the new Roman Town House, which gives a fascinating insight into life back then, constructed as part of Channel 4's TV series 'Rome Wasn't Built in a Day'.
The award-winning Severn Valley Country Park offers over 51 hectares of beautiful countryside and wonderful views, with a visitor centre, marked trails, tea shop, picnic and play areas to enjoy.
The Park has been awarded the Green Flag Award making it one of the top parks in the UK.
These are just some of the many attractions you'll find within easy reach of Lawley Village. To find out more, why not try one of the following websites:
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A day out shopping doesn't get any better than in Telford town centre.
There's so many high street names there, and lots of great places to enjoy a meal, watch a show or just unwind!