Plan your trip
Follow Walk 27 in this issue.
The route starts in All Stretton, with on-street parking near the Yew Tree pub. It’s easily accessed from the A49 Shrewsbury to Ludlow road. Rail access via Church Stretton.
WHERE TO EAT
The route passes through Church Stretton, home to many pubs, tearooms and delis. Our picks are the Buck’s Head Inn (01694 722809, www.the-bucks-head.co.uk) which has main meals around the £10 mark, and Jemima’s
Kitchen (01694 723823, www.victoriahouseshropshire.co.uk), a fabulous café and tearoom – try the raspberry crumble shortbread slice for £2.50. In Little Stretton you’ll pass the rather splendid Green Dragon (01694 722925, www.greendragonlittlestretton.co.uk).
WHERE TO STAY
Both our above picks in Church Stretton offer rooms too; the Buck’s Head has doubles from £47 pppn, while Jemima’s Kitchen is part of Victoria House B&B, offering doubles with breakfast from £92.
The fantastic local access website www.shropshiretourism.co.uk has loads of good general tourist information and more accommodation options. Church Stretton also has its own website – www.churchstretton.co.uk – which is very helpful. Or call the town’s tourist information centre on 01694 722535.