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Local Area Information

ACCOMMODATION

Bed & Breakfast

Sara Walls, 2 Gravels Bank, Nr Minsterley, Shropshire SY5 0HG
Tel: 01743 891495 - £28  (300 yards)

Jean & Paul Davies, Lower Farm, Shelve, Minsterley, Shropshire SY5 0JF.
Tel: 01743 891117  -  email: lowerfarmholidays@gmail.com
www.lowerfarmholidays.co.uk  - £30, reduction after 2 nights (1.5 miles)
Also 2 holiday homes – see Self Catering below

The Stables Inn, Drury Lane, Hopesgate, SY5 0EP - tel: 01743 891344 (1.5 miles)

Stiperstones Inn, Stiperstones, Shropshire SY5 0LZ  
Phil & Lara - Tel: 01743 791327  -  email: inn@stiperstones.co.uk
www.StiperstonesInn.co.uk  (4 miles)

The Lowfield Inn, Marton, Welshpool, Powys  SY21 8JX
Tel: 01743 891313  -  email: lowfieldinn@tiscali.co.uk
www.lowfieldinn.com   (5 miles). Discount offered to Gleaners.

The Poppy House, 20 Market Street, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire SY9 5BN.
Lynn, Clive and Julie – tel: 01588 638443 - email: enquiries@poppyhouse.co.uk
www.poppyhouse.co.uk  (7 miles)

Self Catering - Cottages

Jean & Paul Davies, Lower Farm, Shelve, Minsterley, Shropshire SY5 0JF.
Tel: 01743 891117  -  email: lowerfarmholidays@gmail.com
2 holiday homes ideal for couples - Cranberry Cottage sleeps 2-4 and Stiperstones Studio sleeps 2 – Happy to supply B&B upon request
www.lowerfarmholidays.co.uk  (1.5 miles)

Angela Wyke, 2 The Long Barn, Middle Farm, Shelve, Minsterley, SY5 0JF.
Tel: 01743 891268  -  email:info@longbarnshelve.co.uk
2 double & 1 single bedroom  (1.5 miles)
www.longbarnshelve.co.uk/find-us.php

Geoff Grimes & Elizabeth Ronan
Magnolia House, 3 Montgomery Road, Bishop's Castle, Shropshire SY9 5EZ
Tel: 01588 638098  -  email: magnoliabishopscastle@yahoo.co.uk
www.magnoliabishopscastle.co.uk - (7 miles)

Jane & Stuart Carroll, Old Time, 29, High Street, Bishop's Castle, Shropshire SY9 5BE. Tel: 01588 638467  -  email: inquiries@oldtime.co.uk
www.oldtime.co.uk  -  (7 miles)

Caravans & Caravan Parks/Log Cabins

Jill Bowden, Apple Tree, White Gritt, Minsterley, SY5 OJN.
Tel: 01588 650331 - 6 Berth Static Caravan (2 miles)

Westley House Farm Caravan Site, Westley House Farm, Hem Lane, Minsterley, Shrewsbury SY5 0AL. Tel: 01743 791263 – email: andy@westleyhousefarm.co.uk  www.westleyhousefarm.co.uk  - (7 miles) 10% discount offered to Gleaners

Long Mountain Centre, Pleasant view, Rowley, Shropshire  SY5 9RY
Tel: 01743 891274  -  mobile: 07813008486
email: Jackie@bunners.entadsl.com
www.logcabinslongmountaincentre.co.uk

PUBLIC HOUSES & INNS
The Stables Inn, Drury Lane, Hopesgate, SY5 0EP  -  tel: 01743 891344 (1.5 miles)
Food - evenings: Tues - Sat., lunchtimes: -  Saturday & Sunday
Small, stone, country pub in beautiful soundings - great beer.

The Old Miner’s Arms, Priestweston, Shropshire SY15 6DF  - tel: 01938 561352 
Traditional pub on the Shropshire-Welsh borders. (4 miles)

Stiperstones Inn, Stiperstones, Shropshire SY5 0LZ  
Phil & Lara - Tel: 01743 791327  -  email: inn@stiperstones.co.uk
www.StiperstonesInn.co.uk  (4 miles)
Food: All day, every day. Accommodation.
Situated under the Stiperstones in picturesque village. 

The Lowfield Inn, Marton, Welshpool, Powys  SY21 8JX
Tel: 01743 891313  -  email: lowfieldinn@tiscali.co.uk
www.lowfieldinn.com
Food: All day, every day. Accommodation.
Rebuilt in 2008 this country pub and inn is set in the heart of the Shropshire / Powys countryside in the small village of Marton (4 miles)

Two pubs in Bishop’s Castle with micro-breweries . . .

The Six Bells, Bishop’s Castle, Church Street, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5AA
Tel: 01588 630 144  -  www.sixbellsbrewery.co.uk

The Three Tuns Inn, Salop Street, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5BW
Tel: 01588 638 797  -  www.thethreetunsinn.co.uk

PLACES TO VISIT
Snailbeach Mines  -  www.shropshiremines.org.uk
Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle  - www.english-heritage.org.uk 
The Bog Visitor Centre  -  www.stiperstones.co.uk/bogvisitor
Bishop's Castle Railway Museum  -  tel: 01588 640300
House on Crutches Museum, Bishop’s Castle  -  01588 630007
Clun Museum  -  www.clun.org.uk
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm  -  www.actonscottmuseum.co.uk
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre  -  www.shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk
Shrewsbury Museums  -  www.shrewsburymuseums.com
Offa's Dyke Centre  -  www.offasdyke.demon.co.uk
Severn Valley Railway  -  www.svr.co.uk
Ironbridge Gorge Museum  -  www.ironbridge.org.uk
Walcot Hall Arboretum  -  www.walcothall.com

ACTIVITIES
Oakage Riding Stables  -  01743 791418
Onny Vale Trout and Coarse Fishery  -  www.onnyvale.com
Arscott Golf Club Pontesbury  -  Tel: 01743 860114
Midlands Gliding Club   -  www.longmynd.com

CASTLES
Clun Castle  -  www.english-heritage.org.uk
Shrewsbury Castle - www.shrewsburymuseums.com/castle
Powis Castle and Garden  -  www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wales
Stokesay Castle  -  www.english-heritage.org.uk
Ludlow Castle  -  www.ludlowcastle.com
Stokesay Castle  -  www.shropshiretourism.co.uk/castles/stokesay

WEBSITES WITH LOCAL INFORMATION
Virtual Shropshire  -  www.virtual-shropshire.co.uk
Shropshire Tourism  -  www.shropshiretourism.co.uk
Hope Village Hall  -  www.hopevillagehall.org.uk
Bishop’s Castle  -  www.bishopscastle.co.uk
Shrewsbury Tourism  -  www.shrewsburyguide.info
Ludlow  -  www.ludlow.org.uk
Waterscape  -  www.waterscape.com/canals-and-rivers/shropshire-union-canal
South Shropshire  -  www.visitsouthshropshire.co.uk 
Secret Shropshire  -  www.secretshropshire.org.uk