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Things To Do

About Bishop’s Castle & Beyond

Welcome to your comprehensive guide to Bishop’s Castle, Clun Valley, South West Shropshire and the Welsh Borders. Discover what to do, see and where to stay in this beautiful popular destination and use our interactive itinerary to plan your visit, making sure you don’t miss a thing along the way. Explore our many historic sites and attractions, soak up some local culture with our vibrant art and music scene, or escape to the countryside and enjoy miles of unspoilt landscape and stunning views.

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Things to do

Walk the Shropshire Hills, explore historic sites, try your hand at something adventurous or wander the streets of the local towns and villages, home to unique boutiques, gift shops and art galleries. There’s something for everyone in this remarkable and diverse area.

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Places to stay

Stay in a shepherd’s hut, enjoy a night in a local Inn, or unwind in a hot tub overlooking the surrounding hills. Whether you’re looking for bed & breakfast, holiday cottage, hotel or a camping and glamping option, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to our accommodation.

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Where to eat & drink

Enjoy the very best the area has to offer, whether it’s locally grown produce, home-cooked meals or locally brewed ales and beers from one of our breweries. There is something to suit every taste and budget from our wide selection of pubs, restaurants, and eateries.

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Walking In The Hills

Whether you are looking for an adventurous hike in unspoilt hill country, to walk the ancient drovers path between the borders or take a gentle stroll to enjoy the fresh air and stunning views, there is something here for everyone!

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Ranked the fourth best stargazing location in the country, the Shropshire Hills are a fantastic place to view the star filled night skies. For a great stargazing experience, look at our guide to the best local viewing sites.

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Try Something New!

Take to the skies in a glider, test your survival skills, or mountain bike in the hills or woodland trails. If it’s adventure you’re looking for, you’ve come to the right place.

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Exploring Historic Sites

From ancient churches to hill forts, castles to stone circles explore the fascinating history of the area with our guide to the best historical sites.

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Enjoy great days out for all the family, including your four-legged friends. With several dog-friendly establishments throughout the area, including places to visit, eat and stay, you will have plenty to see and do!

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Take in the breathtaking views of the Long Mynd or soak up the ethereal atmosphere of Mitchell’s Fold Stone Circle. Discover why so many photographers and artists flock to this part of the world with our guide to the best beauty spots.

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Where to stay in Bishop’s Castle & Beyond?

Choose from a wide variety of accommodation with our guide to the best places to stay in the area. Whether you’re searching for B&B’s, Pubs & Inns, camp sites or cottages, you’ll find something to suit every preference and budget.

Planning Your Visit

With our helpful map and clever itinerary planner you’ll have everything you need to ensure you make the most of your stay.
Just add the desired activities and locations to your planner, then download as a pdf or send to yourself as an email.