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The beauty and tranquillity of little
known Shropshire can be fully
appreciated at this very unusual
property. It stands in a spectacular
position overlooking one of the few
Grade I landscapes in the country.

Hawkston Park

Areas of interest local to The Citadel:

Ironbridge
"Home of the Industrial Revolution"

The Potteries - Stoke-on-Trent
Factories of Wedgwood, Spode, Royal Doulton

Hawkstone Park & Follies (picture left)
Within walking distance of the entrance to the Follies, a Grade I landscape, and an absolute must for Citadel guests.

National Trust Areas
Attingham Park - closed Weds and Thurs
Benthall Hall - open Weds and Sun
Moseley Old Hall - each month different days
Chirk Castle - closed Mon and Tues
Erddig - closed Thurs and Fri
Powys Castle and Garden - closed Mon, also Tues in May, June and October

English Heritage ( All open daily)
Beeston Castle - Cheshire
Stokesay Castle - Craven Arms
Wroxeter Roman City - Telford
Boscobel House and The Royal Oak - Nr Wolverhampton
Wenlock Priory - Much Wenlock

Beautiful gardens within easy reach of The Citadel:

Hodnet Hall Gardens - Hodnet
Beautifully landscaped gardens, unrivalled for their beauty, extending to 60 acres. Carefully planted to provide a show of colour throughout the seasons.
Open April 1st - October 31st. Closed Mondays.
Distance from The Citadel - 2 miles.

Wollerton Old Hall - Wollerton, Nr Market Drayton
A 3 acre plantsmans garden. Strong formal design with some 15 separate gardens, each with its own character. Many rare and unusual plants. Open May, June, July and August. Every Friday and Sunday and Bank Holidays. Distance from The Citadel - 3 miles.

Hawkstone Hall and Gardens
Georgian mansion and gardens open only 5th - 31st August.

The Dorothy Clive Garden - Willoughbridge, Market Drayton
Features include a quarry garden with a spectacular waterfall, flower borders, a scree and water gardens. Lovely views of three counties. Open April to October , daily.
10 miles from The Citadel.

Bridgemere Garden World - Nr Nantwich, Cheshire
They say.........The greatest gardening day out in Europe. 12 miles from The Citadel.

David Austin Roses Albrighton - Wolverhamton.
The rose breeders garden and nursery. Distance from The Citadel - 25 miles.

The Dingle - Shrewsbury
A formal flower garden, close to the river Severn.

Eckford Sweet Pea Society of Wem
Show last week-end in July.

Shrewsbury Flower Show
Second Friday and Saturday in August.



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