Local Info

Spend a few days with us in the heart of the lovely Shropshire Hills!

Long Mynd Ponies

Church Stretton’s well-kept station

Church Stretton has a good selection of independent shops, cafés, bars and restaurants. Close by is the well-known Carding Mill Valley, managed by the National Trust, from where you can start numerous walks on the Long Mynd which afford superb views over the surrounding countryside. There’s a tea-room there too.
You can find lots of local info about the town, including accommodation, on the Church Stretton Website .

The library is an excellent source of information:

Church Stretton Library
Church Street
Church Stretton
Shropshire SY6 6DQ
Telephone (01694) 723133

If you want a day away from Church Stretton, you could easily visit Ludlow or Shrewsbury during the day, before returning to your evening concert…

The Feathers Hotel, Ludlow

Ludlow is a short drive down the A49, or as easily by train, and is well known for its shops and food outlets. Lots of info can be found on the Ludlow Website .

The English Bridge, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury, a similar distance northbound, and also easily reached by train, has a multitude of old buildings, whilst also providing a good range of shops and eateries. The Original Shrewsbury Website will tell you all you need to know.


Ironbridge is a not-too-distant 45min drive away and if you’ve got time is an absolute must being, as it is, the birthplace of the industrial revolution. This Website has lots of useful information about it.

Other websites about the area:

Shropshire Tourism

Shropshire Hills AONB , which celebrated its 60th Anniversary in 2018.

Visit Shropshire Hills , specifically about things to do in the Shropshire Hills area.

Virtual Shropshire