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Pictures of Bitterley

a Picturesque Village in the county of Shropshire
The Church of St Mary, in Bitterley, South Shropshire.

About Bitterley

Bitterley is an ancient village that is listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was known as Buterlei. The village sits beneath the western slopes of Titterstone Clee Hill, one of the famous Clee Hills in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The village is approx 4 miles east of the historic market town of Ludlow, and is the location of Bitterley Court - a Grade II listed building and longtime seat of the Walcot family.

Another Grade II listed building is the 18th century Henley Hall, which is a country house in 80 hectares of parkland and can be found on the western outskirts of the village. It was rebuilt in 1772 by Thomas Knight and is available for weddings and other events.

The Church of St Mary dates back to the 12th century was restored in 1876 and 1880. In the churchyard is a 14th century cross, which is a Grade I listed structure and the best surviving cross in Shopshire.

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Looking towards Market Square from Ludlow Castle

Ludlow (169 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Shropshire

(3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction SW of Bitterley)

Nestling on the banks of the rivers Corve and Theme Ludlow is a joyous town to visit at any time of year...

Overton, Shropshire

Overton (1 Pictures) in the county of Shropshire

(4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction SW of Bitterley)

Overton lies on a bend of the River Test a short distance from Ludlow...

Teme St, Tenbury Wells, Worcs.

Tenbury Wells (21 Pictures) in the county of Worcestershire

(6.0 miles, 9.7 km, direction S of Bitterley)

The journey from the centre of Worcester to exquisite Tenbury Wells takes you through some of the loveliest countryside in the whole of Worcestershire...

St John the Baptist Church

Stokesay (46 Pictures) in the county of Shropshire

(8.4 miles, 13.5 km, direction W of Bitterley)

The village of Stokesay lies amid the soft rolling fields and wooded valley's of shropshire...

The little thatched church at Little Stretton, Shropshire

Little Stretton (4 Pictures) in the county of Shropshire

(11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction NW of Bitterley)

Little Stretton lies in a charming rural area a short distance from the old town of Church Stretton...

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A step back in time!

Ludlow Castle (44 Pictures)

(3.8 miles, 6.0 km, direction SW)

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Stokesay Castle in Shropshire

Stokesay Castle (80 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.2 km, direction W)

This extremely attractive building is not a castle in the traditional sense, but rather a fortified manor house and as such is.....

Croft Castle approach

Croft Castle (33 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction SW)

Castellated manor house set in stunning countryside with panoramic views...

Looking towards Church Stretton

Carding Mill Valley & Long Mynd (11 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction NW)

The bleak, heather clad Long Mynd lies to the west Of Church Stretton. It is a long lonely stretch covering some 10 miles in.....

View of Long Mynd - Shropshire

The Long Mynd (18 Pictures)

(14.2 miles, 22.8 km, direction NW)

The Long Mynd (meaning "Long Mountain") is a 7 mile long heath and moorland plateau that forms part of the Shropshire hills and.....

Priory ruins

Wenlock Priory (28 Pictures)

(14.8 miles, 23.8 km, direction N)

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West Midlands Safari Park (22 Pictures)

(15.2 miles, 24.4 km, direction E)

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