Bridgnorth Attractions By Pine Tree Lodge
What To See In & About Bridgnorth
Bridgnorth has an abundance of attractions, places to go and things to do, including its own theatre and cinema. There is also a vaste array of pubs, cafes and restaurants all within walking distance from the Lodge. For more information visit About Bridgnorth.
Bridgnorth is also a great place for coarse fishing on the River Severn and the many pools around the town. Trout fishing is available within 3 miles. There are a number of golf courses within a half hour drive. If you like to cycle then the National Cycle Route number 45 is a stone’s throw from the Lodge. Route 45 is a mixture of on road and traffic free paths connecting to the National Cycle route. Bikes are available to hire within half a mile.
Other places of interest include the Royal Air Force Museum in Cosford, Much Wenlock market town, Theatre on the Steps, Old Vicarage Outward Bound Centre in Stottesdon for pony trekking, climbing walls, zip wires, paintball etc.
Daniels Mill is a fully working watermill set in the idyllic Shropshire countryside, deep in a wooded valley crossed by the 19th century viaduct carrying the Severn Valley Railway to Bridgnorth.
Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley Railway is a heritage steam train line that runs between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster. Bridgnorth Station is the northern terminus of the Severn Valley Railway, situated in an historic Shropshire market town. Severn Valley Railway is only half a mile from The Lodge.
Bridgnorth Castle was founded in 1101 by Robert de Belleme. What remains of the castle now can be seen in the beautifully kept castle gardens in High Town.
The Bridgnorth Cliff Railway or Castle Hill Railway is a funicular cliff railway that links the High Town and Low Town areas of Bridgnorth. The cliff raillway was opened on 7 July 1892 and is now England’s oldest and steepest inland funicular railway.
Bridgnorth Town Hall
Packed full of treasures, the Northgate Museum should be the first stop for anyone wanting to discover the history of the town and the local area.
Astbury Hall Golf Course
The Astbury is just 10 minutes away, with a stunning country hall and one of England’s finest championship golf courses.
This is just one of a large number of Golf Courses within 1/2 hours drive.
Ironbridge Gorge & Museums
Just 8 miles away The World Famous Ironbridge with over a dozen award winning museums.
Walks & Cycling
We subscribe to the walker and cyclist friendly schemes so there are lots of details of nice walks and cyclist routes within The Lodge
Canoe down the River Severn in the summer months to Arley or Bewdley and catch the Severn Valley Railway back to within half a mile of The Lodge.’ For more details visit www.canoeuk.com or ring 07774 907326.
The River Severn is the ideal place for river fishing and is renowned for it barbel. There are also a large number of ponds and lakes nearby for coarse fishing.
Middle Severn Angling in Bridgnorth is the ideal local supplier for fishing tackle and bait.