Bishop's Castle

09 Sep 2021
A growing Shropshire brewery has said it would not have been able to expand without the help of an organisation which provides support to the rural economy. The Three Tuns Brewery, based in Bishop’s Castle, is the oldest working brewery in Britain and received its first brewing licence in 1642. But in order to expand from its Grade II listed building, the brewery has needed the help of Enterprise...
02 Aug 2021
A South Shropshire library managed by a rural community group is calling on children in the area to get reading for the summer holidays. The Bishop’s Castle Library is holding the national Summer Reading Challenge, organised annually by The Reading Agency, and is encouraging children to get reading to win prizes.  The challenge is free to join. Tara Lewis, who runs the library on behalf of...
02 Aug 2021
Equipment to help people safely hold outdoor summer events, private garden parties or even weddings is just waiting to be used, bosses at an organisation which supports the rural economy in Shropshire said today. Enterprise South West Shropshire in Bishop’s Castle provides a huge range of business development activities and facilities for the rural community, including hiring out everything you...
28 Jun 2021
A rural Shropshire theatre is helping youngsters break out of Lockdown-mode and come together again with a number of creative workshops and activities throughout the summer. The SpArC Theatre in Bishop’s Castle is holding the Rock Project workshop, where young people can learn a new instrument and then join up to form a band, as well as a Poetry Slam session.  Liz Stills, SpArC Theatre and Arts...
The Castle Hotel garden
22 Jul 2019
The Castle Hotel in Bishop’s Castle has been named in a list of top ten best beer gardens in the Guardian. Contributor Rob Pyman wrote, “At the top of picturesque small town Bishop’s Castle is this beautiful garden once frequented by luminaries such as Ronnie Lane and friends. With stunning views overlooking south Shropshire and Wales, it’s an ideal place for families or informal meets.” The...
05 Jan 2018
Bishop's Castle is a small, medieval, market town surrounded by the wonderful Shropshire Hills AONB near the Welsh border and off the beaten track. It is a very friendly place and one of eight designated 'Walkers are Welome' towns in the county.  Our nineteenth walking festival takes place 16th - 20th May and offers a great choice of five walks every day, all beautiful and all guided by local...
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