Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount
Getting toCarding Mill Valleycar-free
1 At a glance
National Trust Carding Mill Valley is closed until further notice owing to COVID-19. For further information and news of future reopening please see their website.
- train to Church Stretton
- then an easy 30-minute walk
- get a cup of tea with the money you save on parking!
There are direct trains to Church Stretton from Shrewsbury, Hereford, Manchester and north and south Wales. From the midlands, it’s just one change in Shrewsbury.Train times and prices
From Church Stretton station it's an easy 15-minute walk through the village to Carding Mill Valley, then a further 15 minutes' stream-side stroll to the visitor centre and tea room.Open map
3 Plan your car-free journey
It’s a 15-mile cycle from Shrewsbury, with some busy roads – plan your route at cyclestreets.
Local taxis: Longmynd 01694 722472, Church Stretton 07487 650889
The Shropshire Hills Shuttle bus does a circuit of the Long Mynd and Stiperstones every weekend in the summer months – handy for walking.