Shropshire Hills

National Landscape

What's Happening


Welcome to Shropshire Hills National Landscape – the new name for this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  Our mission is to protect and regenerate this National Landscape and to make sure everyone can enjoy it.

We hope the information on this website will help you to explore and enjoy the Shropshire Hills, and inspire you to connect with and care for this special landscape.

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A new chapter in the story of this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  

All designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty across England and Wales have become National Landscapes. 

The new name reflects the national importance of these areas: the vital contribution they make to protect the nation from the threats of climate change, nature depletion and the wellbeing crisis. The new name will also create greater understanding and awareness for the work of the whole National Landscapes family.

This is a significant milestone for the UK and the next step in fully realising the National Landscapes’ vision to be the leading exemplars of how thriving, diverse communities can work with and for nature in the UK: restoring ecosystems, providing food, storing carbon to mitigate the effects of climate change, safeguarding against drought and flooding, whilst also nurturing people’s health and wellbeing.

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Is the National Landscape open this weekend?

How do I get there by public transport?

Where can I park & do I have to pay?

Where can I walk?  What activities can I do?

Overnight accommodation/camping?



Please follow the Countryside Code when you are out and about in the Shropshire Hills to keep everyone and the environment safe.

Farming in Protected Landscapes

 open for applications

Open to farmers, land managers and landowners (including from the private, public and charity sector) with land within the Shropshire Hills National Landscape.  

You can apply for grants for projects which deliver benefits to your farm and to nature, climate, people and place.

There is plenty of time to make an application, the funding ends and projects must be completed by 31st March 2025.

Help with form-filling and the application process is available from the Shropshire Hills National Landscape team

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News & Activities


Hello from the team

The Shropshire Hills National Landscape is looked after by a small team working in partnership with local stakeholders and supporters, include landowners, individuals, and representatives from organisations and local interest groups.

We hope you are able to find what you are looking for on this website.

If you have a query, please email or leave a voice message for the relevant team member and they’ll reply or give you a call as soon as they are able.  Not sure who to contact? Meet our team. Or email