The nearby historic riverside town of Bridgnorth with its many attractions, restaurants and bars is just over a 10 minute drive away.

There are numerous courses for golfers and many National Trust properties within a short drive. Shropshire also has a choice of National Heritage museums, including Ironbridge which is well worth a visit.

A local highlight is the West Midlands Safari Park at Bewdley.

There are opportunities for outdoor pursuits including canoeing on the River Severn, sailing, windsurfing, walking and at nearby Stottesdon there is a horse riding centre for all abilities.