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A stunning, Grade I listed Elizabethan manor in the heart of the Shropshire countryside, YHA Wilderhope Manor is one of YHA’s most visually striking properties. The Manor has been tastefully restored. The exquisite Bridal Suite complete with 4-Poster Bed and roll-top bath is the jewel in the crown. Whether you're looking for a countryside retreat or even your dream wedding venue, YHA Wilderhope gives you a truly unforgettable experience in an historic, beautiful setting.

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3 Star Hostel
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Recommended for cyclists by VisitEngland
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Recommended for walkers
YHA Wilderhope Manor
YHA Wilderhope Manor, The John Cadbury Memorial Hostel, LONGVILLE IN THE DALE., Shropshire, TF13 6EG

About The area

Discover Shropshire

Perhaps nowhere else in England will you find a county so deeply rural and with so much variety as Shropshire. Choose a clear day, climb to the top of The Wrekin, and look down on that ‘land of lost content’ so wistfully evoked by A E Housman. Peer through your binoculars and trace the course of Britain’s longest river as the Severn sweeps through the county, from the Breidden Hills to Wyre Forest, slicing Shropshire in two. To the north is a patchwork of dairy fields, hedgerows, copses and crops, broken at intervals by rugged sandstone ridges such as Grinshill or Nesscliffe, and dissected by a complex network of canals.

Spilling over the border into neighbouring Cheshire and North Wales is the unique meres and mosses country, with serenely smooth lakes glinting silver, interspersed with russet-tinged expanses of alder-fringed peat bog, where only the cry of the curlew disturbs the silence. South of the Severn lies the Shropshire Hills AONB. It’s only when you walk Wenlock Edge that you fully discover what a magical place it is – glorious woods and unexpectedly steep slopes plunge to innumerable secret valleys, meadows, streams and farmhouses, all tucked away, invisible from the outside world. 

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