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Severn Valley Railway

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Severn Valley Railway “The SVR is a full-size standard-gauge railway line running regular steam-hauled passenger trains for the benefit of visitors and enthusiasts alike between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire, a distance of 16 miles. The route follows the course of the River Severn for most of the way on its journey between […]

Powis Castle

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Powis Castle The world-famous garden, overhung with enormous clipped yews, shelters rare and tender plants. Perched on a rock above the garden terraces, the medieval castle contains one of the finest collections in Wales. It was originally built c.1200 by Welsh princes and was subsequently adapted and embellished by generations of Herberts and Clives, who […]

Ludlow is second best market town in Britain

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Ludlow took second place in the Britain’s Favourite Market Town category of the Countryfile Magazine Awards 2012. It was beaten to first place by Louth in Lincolnshire, while Richmond in North Yorkshire came third. Ludlow was nominated by countryside writer and TV presenter Nicholas Crane. Mr Crane last year championed the town in his BBC2 […]