The country of Shropshire is steeped in history, with significant sights and landmarks dating back hundreds of years. With such a rich heritage, it's fitting that many of the area's most compelling attractions focus on the industrial days of Victorian Britain. The Blists Hill Victorian Town does precisely this. As the unique and engaging attraction is well worth a lengthy visit, it makes sense to choose a hotel nearby.
Get Into Character at Blists Hill
Blists Hill Victorian Town isn't just another museum. The attraction is actually an accurate representation of life in Victorian Shropshire, with original buildings and a plethora of realistic props. Across the complex, visitors will find a host of lifelike displays and fully-costumed demonstrators. Get involved with the people of the town and learn about fascinating Victorian activities – from forging iron to simply mucking out the pig sty!
With its blend of historically accurate details and playful costumes, the Blists Hill Victorian Town is ideal for both history buffs and families travelling in Shropshire. Not only is there plenty to be learned about this period in history, but the attraction also offers the chance to understand the county of Shropshire in a wider context.
Where to Stay for Blists Hill Victorian Town?
In order to get the most from the extensive site at Blists Hill Victorian Town, it makes good sense to book into a hotel, guesthouse or B&B in the surrounding area. Fortunately for visitors, Blists Hill is situated in a gorgeous, rural part of Shropshire. Hotels in Ironbridge offer a great base from which to explore the rest of the county. Those in search of something particularly quaint would do well to search for a hotel in the nearby village of Much Wenlock. Both are also ideal for walking.
If you're keen to stay somewhere with plenty of life to it, why not head to the county's biggest town, Shrewsbury? The historic market town is home to a number of beautifully designed and luxuriously finished hotels, many of which blend neatly into the medieval architecture for which the town is best known.