Cyclist Accommodation in Shropshire
If you are cycling one of the great cycling routes around Shropshire and the Welsh borders. The White Horse Inn might be right up your street. We have lockable Bike Storage, and wet storage. We also can wash clothes for you.
Added to this the fact that we keep great real ales always six -some from our own microbrewery- and serve food lunchtimes and evenings every day of the year except Christmas day.
Here is a regular -Andy Jone's- favourite local cycle ride:
Head out of Clun on the A488 north, take first left to Bicton. Take first left to Whitcott Keysett, turn right to the Mardu. First right then right again, Three Gates, left up Skeltons Bank to Two Crosses, five-way crossroads second left, travel for a mile, bear right, road runs out after 1/4mile. Byway (gated) the Kerry Ridgeway is a rough route is passable on a touring bike, 2 miles long. At Pantglas turn right, 2miles to Bishops Moat, signposted to Bishops Castle, 2nd right leads to Bishops Castle (you find yourself by the church) straight on to the school. At crossroads go straight ahead onto the B4385, take the second right to Brockton South, travel up lower down and right into Bury Ditches car park. Follow the path to the right in the car park. It leads uphill to the Ditches gate, path splits here you want the straight path. Continue to the top of the Ditches (they are well worth viewing). Follow path over the top of the Ditches heading west. The paths are way-marked, Remember the top is not a bridleway. At gate follow path, at "T" junction turn left. Head downwards to the main forest track and turn right, after 1/4 of a mile turn left finger post marked Clun. Remember the gates. The road returns to Guilden Down. Working farm please be careful. Follow the road down into Clun.
In addition to just wending your way along the country lanes, there are other longer routes in our area as detailed below.
The Jack Mytton Way
Hopton Mountain Bike Trail O/S-137 348778
Hopton little hill above Hopton Castle, take the B4368 to Purslow, B4385, take second right, Hopton Castle right signposted Obley 1 mile, forest on left.
Please drive slowly through Twitchen, Hopton Castle and up to site.
LeJOG Land's End to John of Groats.
We are on the Lands' End to John o' Groats path and regualrly have cyclists going through doing this route, some independenmtly and others with supervision and backup such a the tours run by Peak Tours.
Should You Want an Organised Tour
Watch this space for more cycling information.
Proposed link between Clun & National Cycle Route NCN44
Our local cycling group The Castle Cyclists