The Plough Inn
“Village pub serving beer from its own brewery” - AA Inspector
Part of the neighbouring Wood’s Brewery, which supplies real ales such as Shropshire Lad, The Plough has been part of village life since 1774. Playing darts and dominoes and answering quiz questions – all are possible here, and there’s also a children’s games room. Menus tempt with dishes such as steak and ale pie, slow-roasted pork belly with cider apple sauce and mash, and Shropshire blue and creamed leek tart.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Sports TV
- Main course from: £8.50
- Open all year
- Wide selection of Ales
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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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