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All alone out near the Welsh border and off the beaten track, Bishop’s Castle is a small market town in South Shropshire. With a population of around 1500, it is much loved by visitors who want to experience unspoilt countryside dappled with small villages and hamlets.

It’s a place to escape to enjoy the peace and tranquillity, where the pace of life remains unhurried and there is still time for people to get to know one another. With no motorways and few traffic lights, you’ll be deafened by the silence broken only by the birdcalls.

This pretty town bursts with enthusiasm and hums with traditional independent shops whilst providing all the amenities you will need for a holiday or short break, including a deli, butcher's shop, grocery store, post office, chemist, plus plenty of antique and second-hand bookshops to explore. There is a wide selection of places to eat and good pubs (two of which brew their own beer), a weekly market, an eco-suburb, and various festivals. Bishop's Castle has also become a ‘Walkers Are Welcome’ award-winning town along with its South Shropshire neighbour Church Stretton. Local footpaths take walkers over open hilltops with impressive views, through valleys, country lanes and sometimes the remains of ancient hill forts.

Ludlow Castle

The Castle, firstly a Norman Fortress, is one of finest of medieval ruins. It has been extended over the centuries to become a fortified Royal Palace and has ensured Ludlow's place in English history.

The Castle hosts a Shop, Gallery and Art Room and a Tea Room Courtyard. Dogs are allowed in the Castle and Tea Room as long as they remain on the lead.

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Ludlow Castle

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

Tucked away in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is the ancient Acton Scott estate.

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Acton Scott Working Farm

Wenlock Pottery

Visit a working pottery, open all year round and create a masterpiece in the Ceramic Café or browse in beautiful surroundings for that special gift.

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Wenlock Pottery

Caer Caradoc

Hillfort reputed to be the site of Caractacus' last stand.

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Caer Caradoc

Clun Castle

The dramatic riverside ruins and extensive earthworks of a Welsh Border Norman Castle, it's tall keep unusually set on the side of its mound.

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Clun Castle

The Three Tuns Brewery

The small market town of Bishop's Castle, on the Shropshire/Welsh border, is home to the Three Tuns Brewery, a brewery with significant claims to fame. The oldest licensed brewery in the UK.

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Three Tuns Brewery

Land of Lost Content Museum

Stella Mitchell began her 30 year collection of 20th Century Memorabilia when as an Art student in Birmingham in the early 1970s.

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Land of the Lost Content Museum

Ludlow Food Centre & Conservatory Barn Cafe

A farm shop like no other, the Ludlow Food Centre is situated on the fringes of the Earl of Plymouth Estate (located on the A49, two miles north of Ludlow).

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Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle

Prehistoric Bronze Age stone circle 85 feet in diameter, consisting originally of some 30 stones of which 15 are now visible.

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Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle

Ludlow Food Centre

The Ludlow Food Centre is a unique food shopping experience where farming, food production and retailing infuse together to create a very special environment.

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Dine at Fishmore Hall's award-winning restaurant

Fishmore Hall is a privately-owned boutique country house hotel set on a hill overlooking Ludlow.

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Fishmore Hall Ludlow

Take a tour round Stokesay Court

Stokesay is based in Craven Arms, a short drive from the site and was the setting for the mansion scenes in the film version of Ian McEwan's best selling novel, “Atonement”

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Stokesay Court

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Step back into the Iron Age and get up close to a real sized mammoth. Take a stroll in the 30 acres of meadow or relax in the cafe with a Shropshire cream tea. You can even take a balloon ride over the Shropshire Hills without leaving the ground.

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Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

Berrington Hall

A neo-classical mansion designed by Henry Holland. Explore the house and grounds on one of three marked estate walks. Visit the Servants’ Hall tea-room and enjoy simple, home-cooked food. You can also see a romantic mix of Jane Austen costumes from popular TV and film and worn by Kate Winslet, Billie Piper, Hugh Grant, Greg Wise and Emma Thompson.

Younger visitors have their own trail around the house, can run off some steam in the park or have a go at building their own den in the woodland play area.

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Berrington Hall

Carding Mill Valley

Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd are part of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. They offer breath-taking views across Shropshire, Cheshire and the Black Mountains. Due to the Mynd’s dominance of the landscape, it’s one of the reasons why Church Stretton is often referred to as Little Switzerland. For those not so keen on walking- you can drive to the top of the hill to take in the views.

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Carding Mill Valley

Clee Hill

The Clee Hills consist of Brown Clee Hill 1,772 feet (540 m), the highest peak in Shropshire, and Titterstone Clee Hill 1,749 feet (533 m). They are both in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Views from the west of the hills spread as far as Snowdonia. To the south are the Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds, and to the east are the spread of the West Midlands. To the north is Cannock Chase, and on a very clear day the hills of the Peak District.

Clee Hill

Stiperstones

Stiperstones is a National Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The reserve hosts a range of ancient landscapes, old mines and an abundant of wildlife.  The quartzite ridge here was formed some 480 million years ago and is visible for miles around.

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Stiperstones