Things to do

Discover Shropshire and Staffordshire

Ellerton Hall is located in Shropshire, near to the Staffordshire border. We have chosen some top attractions and places to visit in both counties.

Shropshire has many exciting attractions , historic sites and opportunities for outdoor activities . It’s timeless landscape is perfect for relaxing. With an exciting food scene and charming market towns.  Shropshire is also a wonderful county for eating, drinking and planning a day out shopping. Below are some of the most highly recommended places to visit whilst you stay at Ellerton Hall. To discover everything Shropshire has to offer visit –


Discover Shropshire’s world heritage site.

The Iron Bridge was the first major bridge in the world to be made of cast iron, opened in 1781.

In recognition of the region’s contribution to life as we know it, Ironbridge Gorge is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. It has a thriving tourist trade and, incorporating Coalport, Coalbrookdale, Jackfield, Broseley and Madeley, ten wonderful museums. Not to mention the world-famous iron bridge itself, majestic over the River Severn.


Visit Ironbridge heritage museums
Visit alderford lake

Alderford Lake

Create unforgettable memories at Alderford Lake. With lots of family centre amenities included a children’s play area, marked swimming zones, and open space for games and activities.  Why not soak up the outdoors even more by packing a picnic!

With a whole load of activities such as paddle boarding, kayaking and wild water swimming Alderford lake has something for everyone. With rental equipment available you could try them all. 

With events taking place all year round the weather can not stop your fun! With themed evenings at the restaurant, music festivals and even Christmas experiences there is always something taking place. 

Trentham Gardens

Offering 725 acres of breathtaking natural beauty, Trentham Gardens is home to award-winning Gardens, ancient woodland and a unique shopping village plus much more. 

Once you have explored the gardens why not challenge yourself with their tree top adventures or visit the monkey forest where you can see primates live freely within the forest.