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County - Shropshire | Map
Tel code: 01588 | code search
Postcode: SY9 | code search
Population: 1630
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April
Crafty Vintage Market

June
Bishops Castle Folk weekend
Bishops Castle Walking Festival

September
Bishops Castle Michaelmas Fair
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Three Tuns Inn
"First impression on entering was nice, it is going through a transformation, and the decor is good. The service needs to be a bit more polished, bringing one plate ..." More

Three Tuns Inn
"great food, great beer, great service. the food i ate was freshly prepared and tasty and the beer was brewed to perfection. BBRRAAAAAP!

Date visited: 01/07/08 ..." More

Three Tuns Inn
"What a great pub/restaurant in Bishops Castle. I found a good choice menu, although I ordered mundane fish and chips. The fish was beer battered with a sprig of ..." More

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If you are seeking unspoilt countryside and the peace and tranquillity that these surroundings can offer then a visit to Bishops Castle must surely be on your places to visit. The town centre plays host to a variety of traditional local shops which are sure to please, bearing in mind that Bishops Castle plays host to two breweries then there is always time for a visit to the local public house to enjoy their hospitality. For those who wish to immerse themselves in the history of the town then a visit to The House on Crutches Museum will provide an insight into the town and area in this historically important building that was originally constructed in the early 15th century. If, like most visitors to the area, you come to appreciate the surrounding countryside then there are numerous walks around the town and further afield, along Offa’s Dyke or the Shropshire Way. For those who wish to take their walking more seriously then Bishops Castle plays host to an annual three day programme of graded and guided walks – usually in June. However if you prefer horse riding or cycling then again Bishops Castle is an ideal location to use as a base with some great sounding place names such as the Kerry Ridgeway, The Long Mynd or even out to Stiperstones all of which form part of South West Shropshire.

Accountant

Clive Sawyer & Associates
Sykes & Co

Attraction

House on Crutches Museum

Camping

Foxholes Castle Camping
Middle Woodbatch Farm

Cottage

Broadway Lodge
The Coach House
The Larches

Dentist

Kneale, Butler And Finnigan Dental Practice

Doctor

The Surgery

Pub and Bar

Kings Head
Three Tuns Inn

Self-Catering

Broadway Lodge

Solicitor

Emrys Jones & Co

Vet

Allwood & Jones

Shops

Jane Pettles & Gifts
Mellington Nurseries
Abbey Pets
Harvest Wholefoods
Alan H Screen

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Arc en Ciel
Bishops Gallery

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Boars Head (0.10 miles)

Boars Head
Comfortable rooms at affordable rates! Our rooms are in a converted 17th Century Barn, offering you self containment, with all the facilities you would expect from a 4 star Inn. Our rooms are decorated sympathetically ... More | visit website
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The Castle Hotel (0.12 miles)

The Castle Hotel
"You are in a hotel in Shropshire in Bishops Castle, one of the most charming and unspoilt market towns in England, and conveniently close to the medieval towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow. You are surrounded ... More | visit website
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Broadway Lodge (3.60 miles)

Broadway Lodge

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This delightful 17th century lodge offers outstanding accommodation set in the beautiful rolling landscape bordering England and Wales. Formerly the gatehouse to Broadway House, the owners' historic ... More

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Mellington Hall Hotel (4.53 miles)

Mellington Hall Hotel
Mellington Hall is a Boutique hotel in Wales, housed in an 18th Century Victorian Gothic Mansion. Set in 280 acres of Mature Gardens and tranquil parkland currently run by Lance & Vanessa Thomas, Mellington Hall ... More | visit website
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The Bothy (5.21 miles)

The Bothy

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In an area of outstanding natural beauty, this historic 18th century, Grade II listed cottage stands in the centre of the charming village of Clun, just a ... More

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The Quarry House (5.75 miles)

The Quarry House
Situated in the beautiful Clun Valley, The Quarry House was originally a barn belonging to a neighbouring farm. Converted some years ago, we now offer high quality bed and breakfast in the form of a ... More | visit website
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The Crown Inn (6.19 miles)

The Crown Inn
If you like walking, cycling, fishing, golfing or bird watching, the Crown is ideally situated for exploring some of the best opportunities in and around the surrounding area. Set in the heart of the picturesque ... More | visit website
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The Crown Inn (6.19 miles)

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The Crown, a 17th Century Drovers Inn is located in the Clun Valley, within half a mile of the Offa's Dyke path & app. 3˝ miles from the historic town ... More

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Mynd House (7.65 miles)

Mynd House

Mynd House lies at the foot of the Long Mynd in the unspoilt village of Little Stretton. An Edwardian house built at the turn of the century, it now provides 7 charming and luxurious en-suite bedrooms with ... More | visit website

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Stokesay Castle Hotel (7.86 miles)

Stokesay Castle Hotel

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Situated in the Shropshire town of Craven Arms surrounded by beautiful countryside and views. We are an ideal base for enjoying shropshire walks, cycling and tourism.
Also just a short drive ... More

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