August Bank Holiday Weekend In Shropshire

This is the last free day off between now and Christmas! Embrace three days of shimmering summer (weather permitting, of course) with our sparkling guide of things to do in Shropshire during the August bank holiday.
Tandem Experience

Weekend Tandem Rides

Enjoy the bank holiday exploring the glorious countryside, towns and the Ironbridge Gorge.

Blists Hill Victorian Town May Bank Holiday

Blists Hill Victorian Town

One of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums exploring the Industrial Revolution.

Soft Play Half Term

Soft Play At The Venue

Home to children’s favourite The Woodland Den, a fun area for the school holidays.

Caving Holidays

Hawkstone Park Follies

Parkland full of rugged natural sandstone hills full of gullies, towers, caves and bridges.

Outdoor Paintballing Easter Weekend

August Outdoors

Enjoy your 3 days off mountain boarding, clay shooting, quad trekking, paintballing and fishing.

Climbing The Wall

Climbing The Walls

Their action walls provide unique climbs, perfect for anyone looking to try out climbing.

Stand Up Paddleboards

August Holiday Tours

Giant SUPs are great fun for the adventurous over the August bank holiday in Shropshire.

Gently Paddling

Weekend On The River

Enjoy wildlife and the natural beauty of the River Severn from a unique perspective.

School Holidays At Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle

Built in the late 11th century and one of the finest medieval ruins in England. Great day out for all ages.

Archery During The School Holidays

Archery Sessions

Why not pop along to Long Mynd Archers over the long weekend and try one of their ‘Have a Go’ sessions.

Wenlock Priory

Wenlock Priory

The romantic ruins of this 12th century monastery lie on the edge of the town of Much Wenlock.

Mortimer Forest In School Break

Mortimer Forest

If you’re looking for some fresh air this August bank holiday Monday, head to Mortimer Forest.

Rednal Karting

Rednal Karting Adventures

Spend bank holiday Monday trying different race types ranging from Timed Arrive & Drive to Grand Prix’s qualifying and a race.

Whittington Castle

Explore Whittington Castle

Delightful castle to visit over the three day weekend. Enjoy a tearoom, bookshop and tales of border warfare, romance and legend.

Raf Cosford

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the family during the August break.

Half Term At Hoo Farm

Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom

Try exciting experience days on this summer term holiday, like the birds of prey, junior keeper, racoon or badger watching.

Organised Events This August Bank Holiday Weekend Near Me

A much needed three-day weekend is on the horizon, so have you sorted your plans yet? We’re here to nudge you in the right direction with this choice of fantastic August bank holiday events.