The Friars

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

3 St. Marys St
Bridgnorth
Shropshire
England
WV16 4DW

The Friars, Bridgnorth

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Tucked away in a quiet courtyard off the High Street this is a popular haunt of locals. First licensed in 1828 as a posting house it has been a brewery cider house and blacksmiths and is one of the oldest surviving inns in Bridgnorth. The Friars serves home cooked food at lunch time and evenings.

The bar has a wide range of wines ales from local and national breweries a variety of spirits including a specialist gin menu with over 25 different gins.

The Friars was originally 3 cottages built in the 1700's with a stables at the rear for the stage coach horses to rest in. It is situated in the heart of the town close to man local amenities such as shops restaurants bars and a leisure centre. There are plenty of walks to take advantage of and other towns such as Ludlow Shrewsbury Ironbridge and Wolverhampton in driving distance The town is home to the famous Severn Valley Railway which is a full-size standard-gauge railway line running regular mainly steam-hauled passenger trains between Kidderminster in Worcestershire and Bridgnorth in Shropshire a distance of approximately sixteen miles.

Bridgnorth is privileged to have England's Oldest and Steepest Inland Electric Funicular Railway! For over a century Bridgnorth Cliff Railway has been transporting the people of Bridgnorth up and down the 111 ft sandstone cliffs that separate High Town from Low Town and the River Severn. It is first and foremost a working railway; its importance to both the townspeople of Bridgnorth and to visitors to the town is undiminished by age. There is also the ruins of a castle which was used and destroyed in the English civil war.

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