Clun used to be a thriving commercial centre but is now a town of tranquillity. This does not mean nothing happens there. It has the Clun Green Man Festival and the Clun Valley Beer Festival. The Scamble, Ramble Amble stops in Clun for lunch and the Arts Alive Sportive starts from there.
Things to Do in Clun included walks along the River Clun. Going up the bank to the Church and turning left just before the Church will take you to Waterloo Ford.
The Norman Castle ruin is built on the site of a motte and Bailey.
Clun Castle can be reached from the car park by the river as well as through the town. With lovely views down the Clun Valley towards Newcastle on Clun.
The Mill known as The Malevolent Mill is not open to the public but is somewhere interesting to stay. It is occasionally open on Heritage Days. It still has all its milling equipment.
St George’s Church at the top of Church Street is a Norman Church. There are some lovely views from here over the newer part of the town of Clun. Look for John Osbornes grave stone in the graveyard.
Clun Museum is in the old Town Hall. It holds local artefacts including details of a proposed railway from Craven Arms to Newcastle on Clun. Entrance fee is 50pence, this has got to be good value. Open Tuesday from 2pm and Saturdays from 11a.m., closed for lunch.
Packhorse Bridge dates from 1450. It is largely unchanged. This is the site of the annual battle between the Clun Green Man and the May Frost Queen.
Trinity Hospital and Almshouses provide accommodation for older members of the community. Built in 1614 round two quadrangles the grounds and gardens are open to the public.
Local beers can be sampled at the White Horse and the Sun Inn. The Sun Inn was built in the 15th Century of cruck construction and is grade two listed.
Clun is well worth an explore. Look at the information board in the river side car park for other things to do in Clun.