Craven Arms

The area around Craven Arms is renowned for castle and medieval defence and is famous for its creation of a major railway junction that stimulated growth of the settlement in Victorian times.

Sights and places of interest

Enrich your day out to Craven Arms by visiting or looking out for:

  • The Shropshire Mammoth
  • Stokesay Castle
  • Norton Camp: a large multivallate hillfort
  • Castle Farm moat and associated water management features, Cheney Longville
  • Cheney Longville ringwork

Planning your journey

Facilities at Craven Arms station

General facilities at Craven Arms station
Facility Available
Car Park Monday To Friday - 24 Hours
Saturday - 24 Hours
Sunday - 24 Hours
Cycle Storage 8 spaces

4 hoops
Baby Change
Staffing unstaffed
Waiting Room
Seated Area Yes.
ATM Machine
Tourist Information

Accessible travel

Accessible facilities at Craven Arms station
Facility Available
Staff Help Available Assistance will be provided by the Conductor on the train.

Impaired Mobility Set Down
Ramp For Train Access Yes.
Step Free Access Category B2.
Step free access to Platform 1 (to Shrewsbury) is available via a ramp from Ash Close.  Step free access to Platform 2 (to Hereford) is available from the car park. Both platforms are connected via a footbridge or a long detour.
Wheelchairs Available
National Key Toilets
Induction Loop
Accessible Taxis
Accessible Ticket Machines Yes.
The ticket machine(s) do not accept cash. Payment is by major debit and credit cards only.
Height Adjusted Ticket Office Counter
Nearest Stations With More Facilities
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