Shropshire is a splendidly rich and diverse county, with a heritage second to none, which is reflected in the number of visitor attractions. From border castles and forts to the numerous museums at Coalbrookdale and Ironbridge; the variety of local foods and the quality of western hills (eg the Longmynd), there is much to see and do. Some of its villages are particularly memorable and these, together with the many places not so well known, are included in this new guide. With this full-colour, itinerary based guide visitors will be able to prepare for their holiday with an extensive briefing on all aspects of Shropshire, including: history, climate, culture, food and drink. Each area covered by this guide has maps and detailed background notes. The comprehensive FactFile includes information on how to get there, main attractions, local amenities and other essentials. Look out for the author's top tips and recommendations.