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The Bog Visitor Centre

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Address: Stiperstones, Shrewsbury SY5 0NG, England
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+44 1743 792484

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Very good for a break after a long walk. Interesting displays and gifts to buy.

Interesting displays and gifts to buy. Nice hot or cold drinks although cakes a little expensive. Dog friendly and clean toilets.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting displays and gifts to buy. Nice hot or cold drinks although cakes a little expensive. Dog friendly and clean toilets.

Thank E W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you like proper cake and nice coffee in a nice environment, give this a try. It is set in a beautiful Shropshire location that we are so lucky we can reach fairly easily. Cycle here quite often and the ladies are as beautiful as the cakes. Thank you and see you very soon. The cycling fraternity.

Thank Richard P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

If your figure can stand it, you must leave room for the home bakes by local volunteers. This is really the best cake for a long way around.

Thank gaymaria
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Bog Visitor Centre shows the history of local mining activity. Its very informative and the volunteers that staff the centre are very knowledgeable. And while you are looking at the exhibits, you can take inexpensive refreshments.

Thank Bruce K
Rustington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Set in the middle of the delightful Shropshire Hills, one of the scones you will find! If you are into local history or researching family history, this could be the place for you.

Thank Colin B
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

What a gem of a place in the middle of nowhere. Wonderful cakes, hot chocolate and an oasis especially when it is wet and wild on the tops. A lot of pottery and greetings cards for sale.

Thank MikeX3307QA
Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Run by volunteers, housed in the old school house of what remains of a mining village, this is a perfect place to drop by for home made cakes and a decent cup of coffee. Free wifi. One is totally tempted by items to buy all sourced from local craftspeople. On the tables there are sheets to read of local Shropshire... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

called in there with mum and a friend,very friendly and very interesting,especially about the local history, lovely cake too.

Thank sue w
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Heard on Radio Shropshire about the Christmas fair and decided to go. What a lovely part of the county and a friendly Visitor centre with gorgeous home made cakes. Lovely walking country. We will definitely go back when they open again next spring. Even if you're not a walker or cyclist is a lovely drive with beautiful views.

Thank Anita C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Its situated in an old school and has a good selection of cakes and hot drinks. There are exhibits of local crafts and arts and information on the mining which took place in the area from 1730's to around 1920. The centre has a car park and is a relatively short walk from the stiperstones. Overall a very good place... More 

Thank KayBristol

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