How 'wet but honest' Shropshire huntsman's funeral was stuff of legend
In a Shropshire churchyard lie the well-pickled remains of a famous 18th century huntsman whose final send-off is the stuff of local folklore.
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This picturesque town played a part in the birth of the modern Olympic Games. Much Wenlock is the birthplace of Dr William Penny Brookes, the inspiration for the modern Olympic Movement and founder of the Wenlock Olympian Society. There are lots of walks both in the town and in the surrounding beautiful Shropshire countryside, including the magnificent Wenlock Edge.