The White Horse Inn

“South Shropshire’s premier real ale pub” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Clun, Shropshire

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With live music and its own micro-brewery, the popular White Horse acknowledges being a lively inn and points guests towards its quieter letting rooms. Once judged one of the most tranquil locations in England, Clun is in the lovely Shropshire Hills, with Ludlow, Bishops Castle and Knighton all within easy reach.

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3 Star Guest Accommodation
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3 Star Inn
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Recommended for cyclists
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Recommended for walkers
The White Horse Inn
The Square, Clun, Shropshire, SY7 8JA
Phone : 01588 418083

About the area

Discover Shropshire

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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