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    23 Pictures Of Shropshire That Prove You Should Never Go There

    So many hills.

    1. Shropshire is such a dull county.

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    Carding Mill Valley, The Long Mynd

    2. The landscape there is just so samey.

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    The Clun Valley

    3. And all those hills start to just blend into one.

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    The Long Mynd

    4. There are no interesting places to go walking.

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    Offa's Dyke, the ancient boundary between Wales and England.

    5. Or old castles to explore.

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    Clun Castle

    6. Seriously.

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    Ludlow Castle

    7. Not a single one.

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    The gatehouse and church at Stokesay Castle.

    8. Even the train stations are totally drab.

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    Shrewsbury train station.

    9. And don't get me started on the bridges.

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    The Welsh Bridge, Shrewsbury

    10. What were the people who built this thinking?!

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    The Iron Bridge over the River Severn in Ironbridge. It was built in 1779.

    11. There are no cute little towns.

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    Ironbridge, Shropshire

    12. Or big ones.

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    13. You should really steer clear of the towns by the Welsh border.

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    Oswestry, Shropshire

    14. And the little towns further in.

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    The Three Tuns, Bishops Castle

    15. In fact just avoid any kind of settlement altogether.

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    St Leonard's Church and Bridgnorth

    16. The River Severn is just a mess.

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    The River Servern at Coalbrookdale

    17. Where is it even trying to go?

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    River Severn

    18. This pool is just gross.

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    Boldings Pools

    19. Don't get me started on the hills again.

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    The Wrekin hill

    20. They're not even that high.

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    Top of the Wrekin

    21. And the views from them are terrible.

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    Panoramic view from the top of the Wrekin

    22. In summary: Never go to Shropshire.

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    Wenlock Edge

    23. There is nothing for you here.

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    View from the top of Wenlock Edge

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