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1. Escape the hustle and bustle

Shropshire is one of the few counties with no cities. That, coupled with the glorious countryside is a great reason to escape the hassles of everyday life and host your event in a tranquil remote spot such as these:

2. It's packed full of history

Shropshire is the birthplace of Charles Darwin, the Modern Olympics and boasts the first theme park. The county town of Shrewsbury is full of Tudor architecture and sits in the shadow of Shrewsbury Castle which originated in the 11th century. Not only that but he Holy Grail was found in Shropshire too!


3. It's quirky

with Owestry named in the top 20 of the most desirable places to live in Britain “A cool, rural idyll’ and Aston-on-Clun the only known village to celebrate the custom of tree dressing annually each May, a tradition which has been happening since the marriage of the local squire 330 years ago!

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5 reasons to host your wedding or event in Shropshire
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4. An abundance of natural beauty

Shropshire has a small population which means it has lots of unspoilt countryside, not to mention the Shropshire hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

5. The original Chronicles of Narnia were filmed in Shropshire

Yes, that’s right you could host your wedding in countryside where Aslan once walked… ;-)

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