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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

Church Website


St Walburga's Roman Catholic Church, Plowden, is part of the parish of St Milburga's, Church Stretton.

Church Website

Brockton Methodist Chapel

Chapel Website

Lydbury North Primary C of E School, is part of the St Michael's Federation with its sister school, Onny Primary.

School website


Lydbury North Village Hall


Village Hall website


Powis Arms Public House, Campsite and Bed & Breakfast

Pub website


Lydbury North Community Shop

Shop website