Is Church Stretton a nice place to live?

Church Stretton has been named one of the best places to live in the Midlands. Church Stretton. Photo: Google. Eight Midlands locations have been named in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live 2021, with Church Stretton featuring thanks to its beautiful countryside setting.

What is Church Stretton famous for?

Church Stretton is a major centre for the sport of archery, and there is also a gliding air field and station atop the Long Mynd, owned by the Midland Gliding Club. As well as gliding, the activities of paragliding, hang gliding and similar aerial pursuits take place from the Long Mynd.

What shops are in Church Stretton?

Stretton Antiques Market. Antique Shops.

  • The Prolific Crafter. Speciality & Gift Shops.
  • Vandoesburgs. Speciality & Gift Shops.
  • Ragleth Gallery. Speciality & Gift Shops • Art Galleries.
  • Entertaining Elephants. Speciality & Gift Shops.
  • Chocolate Haven. Speciality & Gift Shops.
  • Burway Books. Speciality & Gift Shops.
  • The Garden Room.
  • How do you spell Church Stretton?

    Church Stretton town stands on the dale’s watershed.

    Where should I not live in Shropshire?

    Out of all of Shropshire’s larger towns and cities, Madeley is the most dangerous. The next most dangerous is Great Dawley, and Stirchley and Brookside comes in as third most dangerous.

    What is the nicest place to live in Shropshire?

    11 Most Picturesque Villages in Shropshire

    • Ludlow, UK.
    • Ironbridge.
    • Hodnet.
    • Oswestry.
    • Cleobury Mortimer.
    • Church Stretton.
    • Craven Arms.
    • Whitchurch.

    Is Church Stretton a town?

    Church Stretton is the second largest Market Town in South Shropshire with a total population of around 4,200 and an electorate of around 3,600. It is located within the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and a significant proportion of the town is in a Conservation Area.

    What are the hills called at Church Stretton?

    Long Mynd
    Range coordinates 52°32′51.90″N 2°50′20.02″W
    Borders on Stiperstones, Stretton Hills and Wenlock Edge
    Biome Heathland Moorland

    Where is the safest place to live in Shropshire?

    There are safer parts of Shropshire, starting with Telford which ranks as the safest area in Shropshire, followed up by Lawley and Overdale in second place, and Bridgnorth in third place.

    What is the best place to live in Shropshire?

    Is Shropshire posh?

    A quiet Shropshire village has been named among the ‘poshest’ in Britain. The top 54 most desirable villages have been identified and a number are in the West Midlands – including one in Shropshire.