Traditional Shropshire living, whilst still remaining close to the county’s capital – you really get the best of both worlds while living in Minsterley. Enjoy the peaceful, quiet life in this countryside village that’s bursting with natural landscapes and nature.
The area of Minsterley
You’ll have no problem finding the day-to-day essentials in Minsterley, with a village shop and a petrol station right in the centre of the town. However, if you’re looking for a real shopping experience, the village has great transport links to Shrewsbury for all your possible wants and needs. With the town located just 10 miles away, there’s regular bus routes between both towns that run every half hour, meaning that you can save petrol, travel greener and enjoy stress-free travel.
There are some great opportunities for education in Minsterley and the surrounding areas. In the village, you can enrol your children into the Minsterley Primary School. As they get older, the neighbouring village of Pontesbury is home to the Mary Webb School & Science College for secondary and college age children.
Sports facilities and things to do
There’s plenty to do for all ages in Minsterley to stay fit and active. In the town you’ll find a local football pitch and a wide variety of local walks on your doorstep which are suitable for all abilities. For some quality, relaxing family time, take a trip to the Crown and Sceptre Inn for some wonderful food in a cosy ambience or visit some of the local takeaway restaurants for those cosy family nights in.
Idyllic surroundings and rural living
Everywhere you look in Minsterley, you’ll be reminded of the idyllic surroundings you can enjoy. But, if they’re not enough, the Shropshire Hills Area of Natural Beauty (AONB) are just a short drive away from the town, offering some of the most breath-taking views in the country. Shropshire is home to a wide range of natural beauties, with plenty of local parks, quarries and much more that allow you to get out into the fresh air, unwind and see Shropshire from a different view.
You’ll find a strong sense of togetherness when living in Minsterley, With the local church and parish hall being at the heart of the village, you’ll have all the opportunities to settle down among the residents and become part of a rural community.