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The Bog Visitor Centre

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Address: Stiperstones, Shrewsbury SY5 0NG, England
Phone Number: +44 1743 792484
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Not visited this part of Shropshire before

Heard on Radio Shropshire about the Christmas fair and decided to go. What a lovely part of the county and a friendly Visitor centre with gorgeous home made cakes. Lovely walking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Anita C
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard on Radio Shropshire about the Christmas fair and decided to go. What a lovely part of the county and a friendly Visitor centre with gorgeous home made cakes. Lovely walking country. We will definitely go back when they open again next spring. Even if you're not a walker or cyclist is a lovely drive with beautiful views.

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Thank Anita C
Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its situated in an old school and has a good selection of cakes and hot drinks. There are exhibits of local crafts and arts and information on the mining which took place in the area from 1730's to around 1920. The centre has a car park and is a relatively short walk from the stiperstones. Overall a very good place... More 

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Thank KayBristol
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Niven cup of tea with scones. Lovely place to rest with local art and crafts on display to buy. Toilets facilities available.

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Thank Sharon J
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We visited the Centre for a coffe following our tour of the nearby Snailsbeach Lead Mine. Coffee/tea and cakes were available with light meals. There was a shop incorporated in the centre selling local crafts and guide books. A very useful centre to visit if weather becomes wet.

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Thank Heather P
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

As above I know my cheese scone, these were good people I think may be volunteers they were great, good local knowledge, did not mind muddy boots,I would like to recommend this place but because I like quiet and not many people I shan't only joking they are great and deserve all the prisa

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Thank gedhuffadine
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had lovely walk up to Devils chair and along the Stiplestones. Well worth the drive. Need good walking shoes as terrain is very uneven, but views stunning. Make sure you park in the car park by the Bog Visitor Centre, as there are no toilets anywhere else, and the tea shop is a must. Cakes lovely. Visitor centre full of... More 

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Thank cleveland-walkers
Newport, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely little place selling locally handmade crafts and homemade cakes. Nice little stop off if your walking/hiking in the area

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1 Thank Karen S
Shrewsbury
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Have stopped here several times when out cycling, also when walking the dog with family. The ladies who look after this are fantastic. Always a smile and kind word. But it's all about the buns. I love the cake. A lovely coffee, a big chunk of carrot cake and served by lovely ladies, what's not to like? I did read... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Do stop here when you are visiting Stiperstones, it is full of nuggets of history about what it was like to live in this area 50+ years ago, and of the individuals who lived here. We sat outside on what was the school playground enjoying tea and the views, then I found three books to buy in the second hand... More 

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Cliffe Woods, Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

A bit of everything here, history of the mining in the area, drinks and cakes, selling local pictures and arts and crafts and toilets.

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