Canals: The Montgomery and the Llangollen being the nearest.
Castles: If you like castles we are within easy reach of as many as you have time to visit. The nearest being Powys Castle (NT). Then there are Montgomery (EH), Dolforwyn (CADW), Chirk (NT) and Shrewsbury. Throughout Shropshire and Wales there are many more castles and historic houses in the care of CADW, English Heritage and The National Trust
Fishing: River Severn, Small Lake in Halfway House and the canals.
Gardens: Powys Castle; The Quarry, Shrewsbury; Glansevern Hall Gardens
Garden Centres: The Derwen; Charlies; Percy Throwers.
Golf: Welsh Border Golf Complex. Offers two 9 hole courses, a driving range and a licensed club house. Buggy and trolley hire.
Ironbridge: A World Heritage Site.
Trains: Llanfair Narrow Gauge Railway; Severn Valley.
Museums and Monuments: Rowley's Mansion; RAF Cosford; Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle; Rodney's Pillar.
Quad Biking: Border Quad Trekking. Here there is not only quad biking but paint ball games, archery and even laser clay pigeon shooting.