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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060 / 01588 676998     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Welcome to the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
Meet our Mammoth, take a virtual balloon ride and explore our 30 acre meadow

The award winning visitor attraction, voted as 'Best Family Day Out (small venue)' by the general public.

Take a stroll in our meadows, relax in our cafe with lovely views over a delicious home-cooked meal, a frothy coffee or a Shropshire cream tea. We are open daily throughout the year 10am - 5pm. 

Get up close and personal to Shropshire’s larger than life mammoth and step back into the Iron Age.

Take a balloon ride over the Shropshire Hills - You can see all the best bits and get the finest views without leaving the ground or climbing a single hill!

Set in a unique grass roofed building, the Discovery Centre has a popular café with free WIFI serving local lunches, frothy coffees & Shropshire cream teas - Eat in, eat out or take-away! (perfect for a picnic)

Just outside there’s the 30 acre Onny Meadows, well signposted for gentle strolls along riverside paths, through wild flowers and woodland. Well behaved dogs are welcome so everyone can stretch their legs.


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Facts behind the Shropshire Mammoth by Dr Adrian Lister at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms

Meet The Mammoth

Get up close & personal

Meet our larger than life Shropshire mammoth

Find out about the chilling Ice Age and meet our mammoth – a full size replica of the skeleton found at Condover, near Shrewsbury.

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Café

Frothy coffees & Shropshire cream teas

Perfect when the sun is shining

Our delicious home-cooked meals are prepared using local produce to bring you a true taste of the Shropshire Landscape, with Sunday lunches a speciality.

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Events

Family friendly events and activities

Make a dreamcatcher, take a GPS led walk in the meadows, make tasty treats and lots more

Have you ever been up close to a Barn Owl, seen a water-nymph, made a willow nest or prepared to hunt for a Mammoth? If not, now is your chance!

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Onny Meadow

30 acres beside the River Onny

Well signposted for gentle strolls

FREE ENTRANCE to 30 acres of riverside paths, wild flowers and woodland all in the shadow of an Iron Age hillfort.

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Upcoming Events...

01 Oct

Autumn Rambles Guided Walks

Guided walks from the Discovery Centre

08 Oct - 09 Oct

Mammoth Celebration Weekend

Join us for a weekend of family fun and talks to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the discovery of our Mammoth.

08 Oct

The facts behind the Shropshire Mammoth by Dr Adrian Lister

Find out more about the Shropshire Mammoth found in the gravel guarry in Con...

12 Oct

Craven Arms Girls Youth Group - Poster Competition

NOW ON WEDNESDAYS! The fortnightly Craven Arms Girls' Youth Group. 5.30pm - ...

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