Walking Festivals and Challenges 2019

Shropshire is a great area for walking in and for those of you who enjoy organised events I have put together a list of some of our local walking festivals. I will give a quick summary and let you research further. Bishops Castle Ramble, Scramble, Amble, May 11th 2019. Three walks from Bishops Castle or […]

Bishops Castle Festivals 2019

Here are some interesting festivals and events happening in Bishops Castle through the coming year. They love to organise a procession. Bishops Castle Walking Festival is on from 15th until 19th May 2019. This is the 21st annual Walking Festival. Bishops Castle Summer Rejoicing is on 23rd June 2019. Starts with a service at St […]

Local Cycling events 2019

Here are some local cycling events with a quick summary of each. You will need to research further for more details. Bishops Castle Tandem Triathlon Saturday July 6th 2019. A fun inclusive event, dressing up is encouraged, as is partaking of local hoteliers. Arts Alive Charity Cycle Challenge starts at Clun on the 7th July […]

Bishops Castle Tandem Triathlon 2019

The 32nd Bishops Castle Tandem Triathlon is on Saturday 6th July 2019. The Bishops Castle Tandem Triathlon route goes through some beautiful Shropshire countryside. One of the committee members came and took part, decided he loved it and now lives here. Although it is advertised as  non competitive there is apparently fierce competition for top […]

Ramble, Scramble, or Amble 2019

Ramble, Scramble, Amble is on Saturday 11th May 2019  starting from Bishops Castle with all proceeds going to Bloodwise. With the start in Bishops Castle the Ramble Scramble Amble takes the walkers through some beautiful South Shropshire countryside. The Ramble is a 22.5 mile circular walk. The Scramble is 13 miles and the Amble is […]

Bishop’s Castle Michaelmas Fair 2018

Bishop’s Castle Michaelmas Fair 2018 is on Saturday 22nd September 2018. All the fun starts at midday on Bishop’s Castle High Street and goes on well into the evening. Tickets are available for the Michaelmas Fair online priced at £5.50 or £6 cash on the High Street. There is lots to see and do at […]

Bishop’s Castle Tandem Triathlon

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the Bishop’s Castle Tandem Triathlon will be taking place. There is the usual swim, bike ride and run but there are two bike rides and you share the work with a team member. This event is open to all abilities and those who are competitive and those who want a […]

Michaelmas Fair

Bishops Castle Michaelmas Fair is on the 23rd September from midday until late. There are three processions to enjoy. The Steam Engine and Vintage Vehicle processions are at 12.30pm and 5pm. Fuzz Townshend will be doing the commentary for the procession and I am sure there will be a chance to meet this cool guy […]

Kerry Ridgeway Walk and Cycle Route

The Kerry Ridgeway Walk and Cycle Route is a 15 mile walk from the Cider House south of Kerry, Newtown, Powys to Bishop’s Castle. It is great for walking or cycling and is considered one of the most dramatic Drovers Routes in the country with views that on a clear day can see up to […]