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Acton Scott Vitorian Farm
Tucked away in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is the ancient Acton Scott estate. Visitors and holiday makers are encouraged to come and experience its timeless appeal and village character and in so doing help preserve it for future generations.

Website: Acton Scott Vitorian Farm

Ludlow is a thriving market town. Perched on a cliff above the River Teme, Ludlow is surrounded by the unspoilt and beautiful hilly countryside of south Shropshire. In recent years, Ludlow and the surrounding area has acquired an excellent reputation for the quality of its food and drink. Excellent restaurants can be found here, encouraged by the areas abundance of quality food and drink producers. Every September, the showcase for this is the Ludlow Food and Drink Festival, when the town is filled with food lovers from all over the UK, and beyond

Website: Ludlow

Bishop's Castle web site
Web site for the town

Website: Bishop's Castle web site

The Six Bells
The Six Bells has been licensed continuously from 1750 to the present day and remains one of the foremost pubs in the south of Shropshire. Today the ouit buildings are home of the Six Bells Micro Brewery which opened in 1997. A brilliant place for a good pint, great food and wicked conversation.

Website: The Six Bells

Bishop’s Castle Footpath Walking Group
Organise weekly walks throughout the year from the Harley Jenkins St. car park at 9.30 a.m. Some quite strenuous all day walks of 9 - 15 miles (A), moderate all day walks of 8 - 10 miles (B) and gentler morning walks of up to 6 miles (C). a.m. Visitors are very welcome. Guided countryside walks available. Contact: the Tourist Information Office (01588) 638467
Telephone: 01588638467

Bishop's Castle information to download
Leaflets to download - maps, where to walk or cycle, what's on etc

Website: Bishop's Castle information to download

Carding Mill Valley and The Shropshire Hills
Extensive area of upland heath covering as much as 2,000 hectares (4,942 acres) of heather-covered hills with stunning views of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Welsh hills, this is an important place for wildlife, geology and archaeology.

There are paths for walking, cycling and horse riding, you can even drive to the top of the hill to take in the views. In Carding Mill Valley there are excellent visitor facilities including a tea-room, shop and car park; here you can play in the stream, relax with a picnic or head on up the hill for an adventure

Website: Carding Mill Valley and The Shropshire Hills

Stokesay Castle
Stokesay Castle is quite simply the finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England. Set in peaceful countryside near the Welsh border, the castle, timber-framed gatehouse and parish church form an unforgettably picturesque group.

Website: Stokesay Castle

The Bishop's Castle Ring walk
The bc ring (sometimes known as the Bishop’s Castle Ring) is a new 62 mile (100km), long distance footpath encirling the historic market town of Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire. It was developed by local experienced walkers who live in Bishop’s Castle and who know the area intimately

Website: The Bishop's Castle Ring walk

Shropshire Walking
Shropshire has over 3,500 miles of rights of way.

A quarter of the county is designated as the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, so our long distance routes run through some of the most beautiful and varied landscapes you will find anywhere in Britain. A land with wild borderland hills traversed by Offa's Dyke to the rolling fields and deep gorges through which the Severn Way passes on its way to Bristol.

But it's not all long distance walks, we have some of the best circular walks in the Country.

Website: Shropshire Walking

Bishop's Castlle Walking festival
Bishop’s Castle Walking Festival
7th to 15 May 2016

Nine days of guided walking in the beautiful and unspoilt Shropshire hills.

Website: Bishop's Castlle Walking festival

Where to eat in Bishop's Castle
Great places to eat in Bishop's Castle

Website: Where to eat in Bishop's Castle

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