The extensive remains of the 12th-century Cistercian abbey of Buildwas stand in a water meadow beside the River Severn. The remains are unusually complete and include the vaulted chapter house with medieval tile flooring. The church is almost unaltered from its 12th-century foundation. A4169, Buildwas, Shropshire, England, TF8 7BW
Haughmond Abbey is a ruined 12th-century Augustinian abbey in a lovely rural setting. The abbey roots go back to the 11th century when a small religious community was established here. Around 1135 the community was refounded as a house of Augustinian canons under the patronage of William Fitzalan of Clun, and finally, in 1155 it became a full-fledged abbey. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, SY4 4RW
A lovely 12th-century Augustinian Abbey in a peaceful rural setting. The abbey was founded by Richard de Belmeis in 1143 at Lizard, but it moved to Donnington the following year and to Lilleshall in 1148. The main buildings were constructed in the 12th and 13th centuries. These include the abbey church, sacristy, chapter house, warming room, kitchen, and refectory. Abbey Road, Lilleshall, Shropshire, England, TF10 9HW
One of the most historic monastic sites in England, Wenlock Priory was founded in the year AD 680 by the King of Mercia, Merewalh, for his daughter Milburga, who served as abbess until her death in 722. It was initially a double house, with quarters for nuns and monks. 5 Sheinton Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England, TF13 6HS
The Priory of St Leonard at Brewood is popularly known as White Ladies Priory, a reference to the white habits of the Augustinian canonesses who lived here from the late 12th century. We do not know exactly when the priory was founded, but the first written record comes from 1186, and the architecture suggests a late 12th-century foundation. Boscobel, Shropshire, England, TF11 9JB
The Talbot Hotel is a traditional 16th century coaching inn and has been recently refurbished to modern standards throughout. It has a contemporary bar and restaurant which offer a delightful traditional menu and a fine choice of ales and 8 en-suite letting rooms.