Just off A49 at Craven Arms
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is an educational and entertaining tourist attraction near Shrewsbury that tells the story of the area. A superb family day out!
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is a visitor centre and tourist attraction that is easily accessible from Shrewsbury - just off the A49 or under 30 minutes on the train straight from Shrewsbury Station.
Ideal day out in rural Shropshire
Secret Hills exhibition
Cafe, gift shop and art gallery
Regular events and activities
Explore the outdoors!
Walk around the Secret Hills Exhibition and learn lots of amazing facts about how Shrewsbury and the surrounding areas were formed. Follow the trail of Tusker the Little Mammoth and keep your eyes peeled for special clues....
BECOME A LANDSCAPE DETECTIVE ON YOUR DAY OUT IN SHROPSHIRE!
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is a truly varied day out. Stand in a simulated hot air balloon ride! Stand back from a life size replica of the Shropshire mammoth! The mammoth was found in Condover, near Shrewsbury. Hear it roar, then perhaps take a breather in the family cafe.
Your gateway to an area of outstanding natural beauty...
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is surrounded by 30 acres to explore; way-marked footpaths and for the adventurous… a GPS treasure trail! More hunting! Grab your state of the art GPS gadget and follow the flashes to prizes dotted around the woodlands. It's Geocaching - to use the proper term - but it's educational and fantastic fun, and that's the most important thing!
The visitor attraction even holds special family activities in the holidays, so it doesn't have to be just a quick trip or day out. You can come back time and time again and do different things! Pond dipping! Orienteering!
Exhibition prices (the rest of the centre is free)
Under 5s free
Family tickets (2 adults, 3 children) £10
For group bookings, please call 01588 676060
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is run by registered charity Grow Cook Learn
SHDC is closed through Winter
Please mention the best of shrewsbury when contacting Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.
A great day out for the whole family, well worth a visit in the holidays. My daughters loved it, making education fun! And it's not often you can say that about History and Geography.... The staff are...