Impressive heritage ruins dating back to the Saxons
The enchanting ruins of Moreton Corbet Castle are accessible to all inquisitive tourists who wish to explore one of rural England's wonderfully rustic, albeit abandoned estates. This historic English Heritage property is surrounded by Shropshire's vast rich green landscape, and located approximately 8 miles from Shrewsbury.
Moreton Corbet Castle exists due to the combined historical forces of two different eras. Two Saxon theigns, Hunning and Wulfgeat, built the first fortified timber house around 1100. Approximately one hundred years later, the building was replaced by stone and was passed by marriage after 1239 into the hands of the Corbets, who gave their name to the village still in existence today; Moreten Corbet.
Visit Moreten Corbet Castle today and let your imagination run away with you as you explore the village's most prized historic monument, engulfed by the green grasslands of Shropshire's lush landscapes.
This captivating heritage property, which sits in varying stages of decay, is an incredible site to see. It is easy to see why the ruins of the abandoned Moreton Corbet Castle entice visiting tourists from near and far.