Shropshire has an excellent central location making it accessible to both the north and the south of the coutry, as well as being approximately 60 minutes from the nearest beach, and an hour from the nearest airport.


Shrewsbury and Telford are both easily accessible from the national motorway network via the A5 dual carriageway and M54 motorway. The north of the county has good road transport links to Merseyside and Greater Manchester. Birmingham can be reached in under an hour and London is approximately 3 hours away.

Public Transport

Shropshire is well connected within the county with regular local buses and 19 National Rail services. London Midland, Arriva Train Wales and Virgin Trains are the three key rail operators with frequent links to Birmingham, Manchester and Wales. A direct service runs from Shrewsbury to London, meaning the capital can be reached in just over 2 hours. To the west, there is easy access to Snowdonia, the Brecon Beacons and the Cambrian Coast.


Shropshire is lucky to be in close proximity to three international airports - Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham airport (approx one hour drive) and within easy reach of the main London Airports.