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Bus Services: There is a service (552,553) between Bishop’s Castle and Shrewsbury every day except Sunday.  This can be used to access the Shropshire Hills Shuttle Buses (see below).

Run every weekend and bank holiday from May 2 to autumn. “Castle Connect” linking Clun & Bishop’s Castle with Knighton and Ludlow will run every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday twice a day from May 2 to October 4 to include the Clun Valley Beer Festival weekend.
Shuttle buses will continue to provide easy access to the Long Mynd and Stiperstones hill ranges until September 28. or pick up leaflets at Visitor Information offices.
buses and volunteer car scheme can be used to get out and about in the area when public transport is not available. This community service runs 2 buses – a six seater and a 13 seater – both with disabled access.
Contact: Adrian Varcoe (01588) 638350 giving at least 24 hours’ notice. Dogs by arrangement but bus passes cannot be used.

For other public transport Contact:
Traveline 0871 200 2233
or National Rail 08457 484950
Rus Gromov 07551 825931 / 07551 825932
ARMS CABS (Craven Arms) (01588) 672734
The emblem on the front of our booklet is a facsimile of the seal King James 1st gave to the town in 1609, when he confirmed the rights and privileges given in the 1573 Elizabeth the 1st Great Charter. The seal is in the British Museum and Bishop’s Castle Town Council have the rights over its reproduction.
Published by Bishop’s Castle & Clun Tourism Community Interest Company.
Front cover drawn by Katy Alston (01588) 672347

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