The quiet countryside of A.E Housman has something to appeal to
everyone. Once discovered, our visitors want to return again and
again to enjoy the unique landscape of England’s last unspoilt
This is the county of Brother Cadfael, Mary Webb and A.E Housman.
The home of monks, writers and poets.
Wander through the rolling countryside and discover small villages
and market towns, many with beautiful old timbered buildings. Whether
walking, cycling or unhurried motoring, the patchwork fields, hedgerows,
copses and secluded valleys combine to produce the perfect setting
for getting away from it all.
Although mediaeval castles act as reminders of a turbulent past;
the rolling countryside, black and white villages, traditional shops,
pubs and tea-rooms combine to present a perfect image of peaceful,