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Local area



St. Mary's church which dates from the 12th century as the ancient  doorway indicates. The architecture is a classic “Norman box” much restored in 1879-1880 by Earl Browlow. At that time a new roof was built and the ancient belfry re-built


With its “Meres” and the Llangollen canal designed and built by Thomas Telford. There is a new marina and a new wharf-side development. The “Boathouse” has been newly renovated with the new visitors centre.



Colemere Country Park

A site of special scientific interest and provides a circular walk through woodland next to Colemere Mere.





Remains of moated castle. The only community run castle in England.





Lower Frankton

The flight of locks on the Montgomery canal and the infamous St. Mary’s Bridge!






Oswestry - The Gateway to Wales

The visitor and exhibition centre is housed in Oswestry school's original building of 1407. The Cambrian Railway Museum and old railway station with the “Engineering Works” (Which are currently being refurbished as the new medical centre) are all that’s left of Oswestry’s Railway past!

  • The Iron Age hill fort of Old Oswestry.

  • Park Hall Farm Countryside Experience.



Visitor Attractions

  • Historic Hawkstone Park & Follies

  • Hodnet Hall Gardens

  • Wollerton Old Hall Gardens

  • Bridgemere Garden World

  • Ironbridge Gorge Museum

  • Ellesmere 3miles, Oswestry 8 miles

National Trust Properties

  • Chirk Castle

  • Powis Castle

  • Attingham Park

  • Erddig

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