Explore The Area

Explore the Area

The Shropshire Hills is a landscape of contrast, offering scenic quality and tranquility for your holiday getaway. Whether you want to gaze at the stars, swirl a glass of fine wine as the sun dips behind the hills, or explore the area on foot, your countryside Criggin Barn & Shepherd’s Hut getaway offers plenty to do and experience.

There are many beautiful places to visit nearby such as; Bishop’s Castle, Clun, Ludlow & Hay-On-Wye all of which are a short car journey away and boast fine local produce, markets, summer fayres and amazing pubs & restaurants. There are a number of National Trust locations and properties to visit, that really give a sense of how steeped in history this part of the UK is. 

Further south, tucked against the Welsh border, Herefordshire beckons you closer to embark on a day of exploration and a scenic road trip, dotted with heritage gems, blooming English gardens, and old castles along the way. Cider is the apple of Herefordshire’s eye, and the area is home to incredible cider-making producers, ready to welcome you for a thirst-quenching tasting.


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