The Local Area
Market Drayton is a traditional Shropshire market town with origins dating back to before the Domesday book.
Modern buildings in the town centre mix with fine examples of 17th century black and white constructions.
The town claims to be “home of the gingerbread”, which has been produced in the town for over 200 years.
First time visitors are always amazed at how much there is to see and do in this beautiful rural county.
Enjoy thousands of years of history from Iron Age hill forts, to medieval castles and historic market towns all set in in stunning countryside.
Here are a few suggestions, all within easy driving distance of Abdo Hill Farm:
Hawkstone Park and Follies
Woodland fantasy of caves and cliffs.
Dorothy Clive Gardens
Beautiful gardens inspired by the memory of the late Dorothy Clive.
Elegant, 19th-century castle gardens with lakeside walks,
RAF Museum Cosford
A huge collection of historic aircraft.
Severn Valley Railway
One the UK’s premier heritage railways.
Historic riverside market town with a fantastic range of independent shops.
Beautiful National Trust mansion & deer park
Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and home of the world famous Blists Hill Living History Museum
Renown for it’s contribution to the birth of the modern Olympian movement.
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