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    Things to do near Harper

    16 April 2019

    Harper is known for being a fairly rural campus so for this week I decided to compile a list of things to do in the local area to prove that we're not completely isolated! (Side note: This isn't an exhaustive list and majority of these are within an hour of Harper!)

    Weston Park: https://www.weston-park.com/

    Escape Rooms: https://www.xscapenow.co.uk/

    Quad Biking: www.severnvalleyquadtrekking.co.uk

    Canoeing: www.canoeuk.com

    Ludlow Race Course: www.ludlowracecourse.co.uk

    Hodnet Hall Gardens: www.hodnethallgardens.org

    Cinemas: Cineworld - https://www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/telford/8097 or Odeon - https://www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/telford/27/

    Trampoline Park: https://airea51.co.uk/parties-events/kids-birthday-parties/

    Boscobel House: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/boscobel-house-and-the-royal-oak/

    Cosford RAF Museum: https://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/cosford/

    Cannock Chase Trekking Centre: https://www.cannockchasehorsetrekking.com/

    Telford Exotic Zoo: https://exoticzoo.co.uk/

    Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre: http://www.gentleshawwildlife.co.uk/

    Chester Zoo: https://www.chesterzoo.org/

    West Midlands Safari Park: https://www.wmsp.co.uk/

    Blists Hill Victorian Town: https://www.ironbridge.org.uk/explore/blists-hill-victorian-town/

    Ghetto Golf Birmingham: https://www.ghettogolf.co.uk/birmingham/

    Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet: https://www.mcarthurglen.com/en/outlets/uk/designer-outlet-cheshire-oaks/

    Blue Planet Aquarium: https://www.blueplanetaquarium.com/

    Places To Walk

    http://www.shropshiresgreatoutdoors.co.uk/walking/

    • The Wrekin Lilleshall Monument
    • Apley Woods
    • Haughmond Hill
    • Cannock Chase
    • Clun Castle
    • Onny Meadows Country Park
    • Wales (You can reach Snowdonia National Park in under 2 hours if you fancy yourself a challenge!)

    Local Towns

    • Market Drayton
    • Iron Bridge
    • Telford
    • Shewsbury
    • Stafford
    • Bridgnorth

    Nearby Cities

    • Birmingham
    • Manchester
    • Liverpool
    • Chester
    • Nottingham

    By Taylor Burgess

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