Lydbury North Amenities
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Lydbury North is one of the largest parishes in
England covering approximately 7,500 acres, it is nestled
in the South Shropshire hills, in an
'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.
At its heart is the village of Lydbury North, surrounded by the hamlets of Brockton, Eyton, Plowden, Acton and Lower Down. The parish has an estimated population of 650.
Lydbury North is a few miles from the small market town of Bishop's Castle,
and its nearest large towns are Shrewsbury and Ludlow.
Lydbury North has an Anglican church, a primary school, a village hall, a pub and a community shop run by volunteers. There is a Roman Catholic church at Plowden and a Methodist chapel at Brockton.
Bury Ditches, one of the finest examples of an iron age hill fort in the country, is located a few miles from the village. The southern end of the Long Mynd, part of the Shropshire Hills area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is also situated in the parish.
St Michaels & All Angels, Church of England, is one of five Ridgeway Churches
|St Walburga's Roman Catholic Church, Plowden, is part of the parish of St Milburga's, Church Stretton.|
|Brockton Methodist Chapel|
|Lydbury North Primary C of E School, is part of the St Michael's
Federation with its sister school, Onny Primary.
Lydbury North Village Hall
|Powis Arms Public House, Campsite and Bed & Breakfast
Lydbury North Community Shop