Bishop's Castle Tourism

(For other uses, see Bishop's Castle (disambiguation).) Bishop's Castle is a small market town in the southwest of Shropshire, England, and formerly its smallest borough. According to the 2011 Census it had a population of 1,893. Bishop's Castle is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of the Wales-England border, about 20 miles (30 km) north-west of Ludlow and about 20 miles (30 km) south-west of Shrewsbury. To the south is Clun and to the east is Church Stretton. The town is within an agricultural area and has also become known for its alternative community including artists, musicians, writers and craftspeople. The surrounding area is hillwalking country and Bishop's Castle is a "Walkers are Welcome Town", gaining the award in 2008. The long distance footpath the Shropshire Way runs through the town and Offa's Dyke is only a few miles to the west. The ancient trackway of the Kerry Ridgeway, a prehistoric Bronze Age route, runs from the town. The BC Ring, a 60-mile (100 km) challenging route around the town, was published in 2008. The town has two micro-breweries, including the Three Tuns, the UK's oldest brewery, many pubs and eating places and a wide variety of places to stay in the town itself and the surrounding countryside.

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Bishop's Castle, United Kingdom. Explore Bishop's Castle travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Bishop's Castle is Liverpool. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Liverpool for its bountiful attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village on your trip to Bishop's Castle. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport. A vacation to Bishop's Castle can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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  • Know the pollution level of Bishop's Castle before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Bishop's Castle for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bishop's Castle.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Bishop's Castle is 182.15 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 80.88 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 84.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 77.59 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 67.04 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 81.48 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.41 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 114.27 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bishop's Castle

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.33 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 64.26 USD

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