Shropshire Saunter

5 – 9 June 2023

Nestling up against the Welsh border in glorious South Shropshire (and a little bit of North Herefordshire) is four days’ classic riding.

For each day’s route, elevation profile and downloadable GPX, see Maps and Profiles.


The Mascal Centre in Ludlow. Twin ensuite rooms with all bedding provided.


Monday 5 June   Shobdon and Weobley

07:30 Leave Goring
10:30   Meet for coffee prior to today’s ride at Hotspur Cafe, Shobdon HR6 9ND.
Free parking for the day.
13:00   Lunch: Ye Olde Salutation Inn, Weobley
16:00 (ish) Drive to Ludlow and check in
18:30 Dinner and Jazz evening at Bill’s Kitchen

Tuesday 6 June   Yarpole and Brampton Bryan

Coffee: Yarpole Village Shop
Lunch: The Aardvark Bookery, Brampton Bryan

Wednesday 7 June    Clun and Bishops Castle

Coffee: Postcard Cafe, Clun
Lunch: The Three Tuns, Bishops Castle

Thursday 8 June    Long Mynd

Coffee: Old Wheewrights Tea Room, Little Brampton
Lunch: The Bridges Pub, Ratlinghope
Tea: Berry’s, Church Stretton

Friday 9 June    Back Home

Climb the 201 steps to the top of St Laurence’s Church tower to admire the view, then head home.