Shropshire Nature and Wildlife Attractions

Shropshire Nature and Wildlife Reserves and Attractions, tourist and visitor information, many with brief details of disabled access. Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Shropshire Attractions and Heritage pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.


Acton Scott Historic Working Farm - 18th Century Home Farm of the Acton Scott Estate is one of Britain's leading working farm museums, specialise in practical demonstrations of historic farming using traditional skills and period horse-drawn machines, see farm life unfold on the land, around the farm yard and in the cottage with each day being rounded off with milking by hand. Rare breeds, Rural Craft and Trade Courses, cafe, shop - the farm is mainly wheelchair and pushchair accessible, accessible toilets and baby-change facilities, wheelchairs and Tramper available, majority of our paths are wheelchair, motorised scooter and buggy friendly


Fordhall Organic Farm - Market Drayton - farm trails, organic café, group tours, educational visits, events, courses, care farming and volunteering opportunities plus glamping in yurts, - farm shop and Arthur’s Farm Kitchen are both accessible for wheelchairs and small scooters, community garden and free range pigs are accessible for most sturdy wheelchairs and scooters during dry weather, accessible toilet, lift to function room / courses / classrooms


Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom - Preston on the Weald Moors, Telford - 32 acres, farm trail, feed animals, indoor & outdoor play areas, pedal gokarts, pony grooming, sheep racing, wet weather activities, tea room - Unfortunately we have no accessibility info for this site


Park Hall Countryside Experience - Oswestry - all weather family visitor attractions include hands-on animal activities, two indoor playbarns, outdoor play area, zip wire, driving activities, parlour milking, pony grooming, small animals, pig racing plus sheep, goats and alpacas, Trenches through the Ages, Victorian School & Museum, reproduction of an Iron Age roundhouse, Welsh Guards Collection, tea room - accessible toilet, we believe there is reasonable wheelchair access but please check with the venue before visiting


The Mere at Ellesmere - largest of the nine glacial meres in the area known as the North Shropshire Lake District, wildlife, walks, fishing, canoeing, pleasure cruises, rowing boats, horse-drawn carriage ride, visitor centre, cafe, restaurant, shop - all-ability trail, accessible toilets


Rays Farm - Billingsley, Bridgnorth - from Guinea Pigs to Reindeer, chickens to Owls, and Pygmy goat paddock where you can stroll amongst our friendly goats, Small Animal Barn, play areas, two woodland walks, cafe, shop - Facilities for the Disabled (woodland paths not suitable for wheelchairs, Toilets and baby changing facilities


Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre - award winning visitor attraction, stroll in the meadows, riverside paths, take a virtual balloon ride and explore our 30 acre meadow, meet our Mammoth, cafe - visitor centre has accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, the centre is fully accessible, and the Secret Hills exhibition has interpretation sensitive to the needs of people with disabilities, all weather, wheelchair friendly hard standing circular path around the meadows


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