Things To Do
Visit Ellesmere, with its unique, individual shops, have a walk along the canals, or around the lakes in and around Ellesmere. Feed the ducks by the mere, or there is a Children’s play area to take your Children to.
Visit the British Ironworks Centre, Oswestry for a great day out.
Dog friendly , refreshments, suitable for wheelchairs.
Ironwork Animal sculpture safari and more.
Easter Activities, Riddler Rabbit 24th March until 15th April 2018
Plant Hunters Fair Sun 20th May 2018
Transport Rally Sun 15th July 2018 10am- 4pm
Sunday 29th July 2108 Plant Hunters Fair
Friday 26th October 2018 Halloween Children’s Spooktacular.
Sat 15th Sept Proms in the Park
Nov- Dec Santa’s Grotto PLEASE VISIT THEIR WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. www.britishironworkscentre.co.uk
Visit Park Hall, Countryside Experience.here you can have fun meeting the animals, play in the play barns, learn to drive the electric cars, there are even WW1 trenches to visit.
Heron Watch Ellesmere Mere
Heron Watch at the Boathouse Visitorn Centre from February until Early June.
10.30am until 3.30 pm everyday.
Watch the herons nesting on Moscow Island, video cameras and telescopes are trained on the island so that Visitors can watch the nesting activity of the herons.
There are many activities that you can book close by to the Ellesmere accommodation. These include:
- Horse riding
- Quad biking
- White water rafting
- Clay pigeon shooting
- Segway Riding
- Hire a canal boat for the day
There are many interesting walking routes including the Glyn Ceriog Valley.
Llangollen is built in the banks of the River Dee, her you can have steam train rides, have a horse drawn canal boat ride, or for the more adventurous there is white water rafting, or have a drive along the scenic Horse Shoe Pass.
Visit Pistyll Rhaedr, the seventh highest waterfall in Wales, nestling in the Berwyn Mountains, wonderful sight, and a tea shop at the bottom.
Cross the Pontcysyllte Aquaduct, either by foot or by canal boat, built by Thomas Telford and Williams Jessie, the 18 arched sone and iron structure took 10 years to build, and is well worth the visit.
Visit Chester and its world famous Zoo, or a little further afield, there is Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Village, and the Blue Planet Aquarium.
Shrewsbury, Visit the prison! Or have a ride on a river boat, even see a show at the Theatre Severn, or there is always shopping in a lot of unique shops or under cover precincts.
Trains go from Gobowen to Chester and Shrewsbury, or Liverpool, Manchester or Birmingham are not too far away for a day out.
I have really enjoyed staying here, and loved playing with the dog. The hot tub was lovely and the beds comfy. I will definately come back again.
- Miss K N age 9, Sunderland
Ellesmere and the rest of Shropshire have lots of fantastic things to do. Here are just a few!
Ellesmere and the rest of Shropshire have many wonderful places to visit. Here are just a few!
Directions on how to find the glamping pods and holiday cottages in Ellesmere, Shropshire.