Jack Mytton Way
This is a splendid walk or mountain bike ride through Shropshire from Cleobury Mortimer to Llanfair Waterdine. It passes through the wonderful Long Mynd in the Shropshire Hills AONB.
Other scenic highlights include Wenlock Edge and the Clee Hills. Settlements on the route where you can pick up the trail include Cleobury Mortimer, Church Stretton, Clun and Much Wenlock.
Along the way there's also great views of the Severn Valley and its accompanying heritage railway.
The route is named after John Mytton (1796–1834) a Shropshire landowner, MP, horseman, foxhunter, gambler and Regency rake.
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In Cleobury Mortimer you could stop off at The Stable Tavern for rest and refreshment. The old pub includes timbers of the 16th century stables which once formed part of the hotel fronting the square during that period. They do great food and also have an outdoor area for finer days. You can find the pub at 1 Talbot Square with a postcode of DY14 8BQ for your sat navs.
In Clun there's The White Horse Inn. The 16th century inn has a lovely garden area where you can relax and enjoy a meal on a sunny day. You can find the inn on The Square at a postcode of SY7 8JA for your sat navs. The Sun Inn on the High Street is another good option, dating all the way back to the 15th century. It has a real old world feel and also has a nice garden area.
Near Brignorth you will pass the pretty riverside village of Hampton Loade. Here you could pay a visit to The Unicorn Inn which is located in a lovely spot on the banks of the River Severn. It dates back to the 17th century and serves a fine Sunday lunch. There's also a decent Caravan and Campsite with plots for tents, caravans, campervans and motorhomes with electrical hookups. The village also includes a railway station on the Severn Valley Railway.