What's On

Below is a selection of attractions and upcoming events in and around the Cleobury Mortimer area. For more details about the local area please visit the following sites Shropshire Gold, Cleobury Country, Shropshire Hills Tourism and Virtual Shropshire.

Local Attractions

Severn Valley Railway The Railway Station, Bewdley, DY12 1BG

Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway operates steam-hauled passenger trains between Bridgnorth, Bewdley and Kidderminster. Trains run every weekend and daily May to September plus local school holidays.

Website: www.svr.co.uk

West Midland Safari Park Spring Grove, Bewdley, DY12 1LF

West Midland Safari Park

The park has a four-mile drive round Safari, with many species of animals from all over the world in mixed and single species reserves. As well as this, there is a large theme park area, pets corner, discovery zone and Spring Grove House, the park being built within the grounds.

Website: www.wmsp.co.uk

Wyre Forest Worcestershire and Shropshire Borders

Wyre Forest

The forest covers an area of 2,634 hectares (6,509 acres), and is noted for its variety of wildlife. It is one of the largest remaining ancient woodlands in Britain so is ideal for walking.

Website: www.wyreforest.co.uk

Rays Farm Country Matters Billingsley, Bridgnorth, WV16 6PF

Rays Farm Country Matters

See unusual farm animals and birds in beautiful woodland setting. Large owl and deer collection. Coffee, Gift and Craft shop. Woodland walks. Sculpture trail.

Website: www.raysfarm.com

Acton Scott Farm Acton Scott, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6QN

Acton Scott Farm

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm near Church Stretton, demonstrates life on a Shropshire upland farm at the turn of the last century.

Website: www.actonscott.com

Ludlow Shropshire


Ludlow has a lively market, food fairs, speciality food shops and more restaurants and Inns than you can shake a cocktail stick at. Described by John Betjeman as "the loveliest town in England" and by Country Life as "the most vibrant small town in the Country", Ludlow has more Michellin Starred restaurants than any other town in the country.

Website: www.visitsouthshropshire.co.uk

Bewdley Worcestershire


The bulk of Bewdley town is situated on the western bank of the River Severn, including the main street - Load Street - whose name derives from lode, an old word for ferry. Load Street is notable for its width: this is because it once also served as the town's market place. Most of Bewdley's shops and amenities are situated along Load Street, at the top of which lies St Anne's Church, built between 1745 and 1748 by Thomas Woodward of Chipping Campden.

Website: www.bewdley.org.uk

Bridgnorth Shropshire


Bridgnorth is split into Low Town and High Town, named on account of their elevations relative to the River Severn, which separates the upper town on the right bank from the lower on the left

Website: www.visitbridgnorth.co.uk

Local Events

Summer Concert with the Severn Singers St Michael's Church , Nr Bridgnorth, WV16 6UH

To mark the 2017 summer opening of the Upton Cressett Hall and Gardens, there will be a Summer Concert with Shropshire’s most celebrated singers in the beautiful Norman church of St Michael’s in the grounds. Tickets at £5.00 to include a glass of Pimms or Prosecco served before the concert and during the interval.

Date: 24th June 2017

Step Back to the 1940s Severn Valley Railway, Kidderminster, DY10 1QR

We turn the clocks back to the 1940s with this light-hearted journey back to wartime Britain.  

Date: 24th June 2017 - 25th June 2017 :: Tel: 01562 757900

Chris Quinn, Live at The Clive The Clive Restaurant, Ludlow, SY8 2JR

Performing authentic interpretations of traditional and contemporary Celtic and British folk songs to high speed bluegrass flatpicking and from style delta blues and swinging jazz songs to instrumental solo guitar.

Date: 30th June 2017 :: Tel: 01584 856 565

Step Back to the 1940s Severn Valley Railway, Kidderminster, DY10 1QR

We turn the clocks back to the 1940s with this light-hearted journey back to wartime Britain.  

Date: 1st July 2017 - 2nd July 2017 :: Tel: 01562 757900

Ludlow Green Festival Castle Square, Ludlow, SY8 1AY

The Region's premier event celebrating all things green. Stalls, information, activities, music, food & drink- something for all the family!

Date: 9th July 2017 :: Tel: 01584 878206

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