The Black Horse Hotel and Bed & Breakfast

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Area & Attractions

Bridgnorth has many attractions and places to visit. Below are places to visit while staying at The Black Horse.

Golf Clubs

The Astbury
The Astbury near Bridgnorth is a stateley country hall with one of England’s finest championship golf courses and is home of 2016 Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke and Lady Ambassador Sarah Stirk – Sky Sports Golf Presenter. Visit Website

Bridgnorth Golf Club
The golf course is a picturesque, 18 hole predominantly parkland golf course. All 18 greens have recently been completely re-laid to USGA specifications. It is a delight to play, covering varying types of terrain. Some holes are on dry springy turf, some on generally free draining land overlooking the Severn flood plain, while the holes alongside the River Severn are on fertile, silt generated meadowland. Visit Website

Worfield Golf Club
The championship length golf course is 18 holes, par 73 and is 6660 yards long (white tees) and 6419 yards long (yellow tees). The ladies course, off the red tees, is 5,666 yards long. The course includes a large practice area, practice putting green, chipping and bunker area and a pitching green. Visit Website

Fishing

Shatterford Lakes
Shatterford Lakes offers perfect fishing conditions for beginners and enthusiasts alike. Catch options include: Catfish near 70lb, Carp over 40lb, Trout averaging 2lb, plus specimens reaching double figures and a variety of general coarse fish. Visit Website

Hurst Farm Lakes
Set in over 200 acres of countryside this family run fishery offers you the opportunity to fish in some of the most tranquil and idyllic surroundings. There are four fresh water lakes that offer coarse and fly-fishing. Visit Website

Boldings Pools
Beautiful settings Nr Bridgnorth – 10 well-stocked lakes. Catch Carp upto 25lbs Tench over 5lbs and thousands of Silver Fish too. Visit Website

Railways

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway
The railway was opened on 7 July 1892 by Mayor William Burton. The railway links the High Town and Low Town areas of Bridgnorth and is one one of the steepest railways in the country. The track length is 201 ft, with a gradient of 1 in 1.8 and a rise of 111 ft at an angle of 33 degrees. Visit Website

Severn Valley Railway
The Severn Valley Railway runs a 16 mile route from Bridgnorth to kidderminster following the course of the River Severn for much of its route. Trains services are both steam and diesel locomotives. On a Saturday Evening Fish and Chip Special runs from May to August, leaving Kidderminster at around 7pm and returning at 10pm after one hour in Bridgnorth. Visit Website

Castles

Bridgnorth Castle
The Castle was originally built in 1101 by Robert de Belleme (later Earl of Shrewsbury). The remains of the castle are set on a cliff by the side of the River Severn. The castle today is little more than a ruin, comprising of a 70 foot tall 12th century Norman tower and some other small stonework built in the time of Henry II.

Town Halls

Bridgnorth Town Hall
Bridgnorth Town Hall is a black and white building erected in 1650. Half timbered, full of historical infomation and where refreshments are available. A market is operated from beneath the Town Hall on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Dudmaston Hall
Home of Labouchere family it is now a National Trust House, Parklands & Gardens. The house contains extensive and varied art collections, botanical art and costumes. Visit Website

Mills

Daniels Mill
Daniels Mill is a fully working impressive watermill which has been carefully restored to it former glory powering a corn mill. The watermill is virtually unaltered since the 18th Century and still in the ownership of the same family for over 250 years. Visit Website

Nature

Rays Farm Country Matters
You will see a variety of deer, friendly goats and farm animals at Rays Farm. Relax and enjoy wildlife and nature as it was intended – ancient woodlands, winding pathways, wild flowers and ferns. Visit Website

Activity

Sun Valley Canoeing
Sun Valley Canoeing specialise in Canadian-style canoe trips for families, office parties, businesses, sports clubs and all types of out door clubs alike whether novice or expert. Visit Website