The New Inn
“Shropshire beers plus the best local produce on the menus”
A rustic, whitewashed Victorian pub near a medieval church, the stylishly modernised New Inn certainly fits the bill when it comes to the quintessential village inn. Well-kept regional ales such as Shropshire Gold or Hobsons Best Bitter are complemented by local cheeses, whilst meats from Shrewsbury’s famous market make an appearance on the menu in dishes like game faggots with leek and smoked bacon mash or a classic steak and ale pie. Grab a seat by the log burner in the colder months or head for the attractive garden in the summer.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Closed: false
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About the area
Perhaps nowhere else in England will you find a county so deeply rural and with so much variety as Shropshire. Choose a clear day, climb to the top of The Wrekin, and look down on that ‘land of lost content’ so wistfully evoked by A E Housman. Peer through your binoculars and trace the course of Britain’s longest river as the Severn sweeps through the county, from the Breidden Hills to Wyre Forest, slicing Shropshire in two. To the north is a patchwork of dairy fields, hedgerows, copses and crops, broken at intervals by rugged sandstone ridges such as Grinshill or Nesscliffe, and dissected by a complex network of canals.
Spilling over the border into neighbouring Cheshire and North Wales is the unique meres and mosses country, with serenely smooth lakes glinting silver, interspersed with russet-tinged expanses of alder-fringed peat bog, where only the cry of the curlew disturbs the silence. South of the Severn lies the Shropshire Hills AONB. It’s only when you walk Wenlock Edge that you fully discover what a magical place it is – glorious woods and unexpectedly steep slopes plunge to innumerable secret valleys, meadows, streams and farmhouses, all tucked away, invisible from the outside world.
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