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Bishop's Castle (Welsh: Trefesgob) is a small market town in Shropshire, adjacent to the Welsh border.

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This is walking country. The countryside is the attraction, with rolling hills and beautiful rural scenes all around you. The Offa's Dyke Path runs north to south across the area from Knighton in Powys through to Montgomery (also in Powys) across the westerly bulge of Shropshire to the west of Craven Arms.




  • 1 Six Bells Brewery & Cafe, Church St, SY9 5AA, +44 1588 630144. pub, with own brewery
  • 2 Three Tuns Inn, Salop St, SY9 5BW, +44 1588 638797. Pub, with own brewery. established in 1642, the oldest licensed brewery site in Britain. Three Tuns Brewery (Q7797881) on Wikidata Three Tuns Brewery on Wikipedia


  • 1 Castle Hotel, Market Square, SY9 5BN, +44 1588 638403. Friendly comfy hotel in 18th C building, good dining. Dog-friendly. B&B double £110.
  • The Crown Inn (213m), SY7 AQL (Centre of Newcastle On Clun B4368), +44 1488 640271. The Crown Inn is in Newcastle on Clun. It is a modest place but there are Comfy beds, a warm welcome, good beer, an interesting menu, all set in a delightful half timbered pub. £25/head/night.

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