Shropshire is a picturesque county in England's West Midlands, bordering Wales and dissected by the River Severn. Although a rural county, there is certainly plenty to do and see in Shropshire. The county features towns such as Telford and Market Drayton, as well as beautiful villages in the countryside. The county boasts its own UNESCO world heritage site, Iron Bridge and Iron Bridge gorge. The town of Shrewsbury, the birthplace of Charles Darwin, is also home to a fascinating array of Tudor and Georgian architecture. With areas in the north and east boasting good transport links to Birmingham the county is a popular choice for commuters wishing to live in more peaceful surroundings. Properties for sale in Shropshire range from quaint cottages with plenty of character to larger homes with expansive grounds.