What's on inBirtley

Welcome to Birtley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Birtley - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Birtley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Birtley

Tourist Attractions

Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle, the finest of medieval ruined castles, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of this superb, bustling black and white market town.Walk through the Castle grounds and see the ancient houses of kings, queens, princes, judges and the nobility ‐ a glimpse into the lifestyle…

Walcot Hall

Walcot Hall overlooks the village of Lydbury North in South Shropshire. It operates today as a family home but offers visitors a rare opportunity to experience what it might be like to live on a country estate. From the moment you surmount the bridge between the lakes and…

Ludlow Market

Ludlow Local Produce Market is a large, twice‐monthly farmers' held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month. The market sells a wide range of everyday and specialist food and drink produced within 30 miles of Ludlow. Producers have to satisfy the criteria set out in the market…

The Judges Lodging

Explore the gaslit world of the Victorian judges, their servants and felonious guests at this stunningly restored national award winning historic house. Totally hands on with an eavesdropping audio tour featuring the voice of Robert Hardy. Grim cells and vast courtroom included. Family friendly, tourist…

Secret Hills, The Shropshire Hills Discovery Centr

Unfold the secrets of the Shropshire Hills on a family fun day out in an amazing grass roofed building. Try the simulated hot air balloon ride, see the famous Shropshire mammoth. Discovery archaeology, ecology and nature, meadows and trails. Education room and outdoor teaching area.Open:…

Croft Castle

Croft Castle is an imposing country house containing fine Georgian interiors and furniture, and with family connections dating back to the Norman Conquest. There are restored walled gardens and a park with a magnificent avenue of ancient Spanish chestnuts and panoramas across the once turbulent border country. The…

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