Slow dating shropshire
It is a remote and wild place, but it is changing at a rate of knots.
It is now part of the movement to modernise everything.
The unassuming hole is the entrance to a man-made cavern, hidden less than a metre beneath a farmer's field.
The Shropshire caves date back around 700 years when they were used by followers of the Knights Templar – a medieval religious order that fought in the Crusades.
There is still no motorway sign to Shrewsbury, its administrative capital, and no direct train from London.The Caynton Caves, hidden in dense woodland near Shifnal, were apparently carved out of sandstone by followers of the Knights Templar.The Knights Templar were a wealthy order of knights created in 1129 by the Pope who wore distinctive white mantles with a red cross over their armour.And then there’s the reactions of other people to deal with – not least your in laws and your own children, if you’re a parent.So the best advice is to proceed with caution and to make sure you’re ready before you take the plunge.