Where is Shropshire?
Shropshire is located in central England midway between the city of Birmingham and the Welsh Border.
How to get here
Birmingham & Manchester airports are the nearest international airports (approx 1 hour drive), though Shropshire is within easy reach of the main London Airports. North Shropshire is convenient for Liverpool (John Lennon) Airport.
The following towns in Shropshire and the borders have railway station: Shrewsbury, Telford, Wellington, Albrighton, Cosford, Shifnal, Wem, Whitchurch, Oswestry (Gobowen), Welshpool, Ludlow, Church Stretton and Craven Arms.
Rail services from UK destinations can be booked via www.thetrainline.com.
You can also reach Bridgnorth via Kidderminster on the Severn Valley Steam Railway - see www.svr.co.uk
The M54 motorway provides easy access to Shropshire by car via the M6.
Visitors to the Ironbridge Gorge can take advantage of the 250 space Ironbridge Park and Ride operating April - October. See www.telford.gov.uk/ironbridgeparkandride
National Express run various bus services to the county from the main airports and cities.
Travel within Shropshire
Click here for our guide to travelling around Shropshire
Maps of Shropshire
Click here for a Multimap centered on Shropshire or see the Goolge map below.
Visit our Town Guides for Google Maps of the main communities in Shropshire