House prices are above the county average and have seen similar increases in recent times to other spa towns in the UK. The Burway[ edit ] The Burway is an ancient route which leads up from the town to the plateau on the Long Mynd. The renumbering to B is anomalous in two ways: Trains on the Heart of Wales Line also call at the station.
The largest sector of employment was "wholesale and retail trade, and repair of motor vehicles" with Carding Mill Valley, grid ref: The population of this ward at the Census was 8, The town continues to benefit from its reputation as a spa townand a desirable place to live, especially in retirement.
The home colours of both the Town and Magpies teams is black Carding mill valley white. Geology of Shropshire The local geology is complex; the area lies astride the Church Stretton Fault  and atop some of the oldest rocks in England - formed over million years ago.
The town benefits from tourism, which is a growth industry in the area, as well as attracting local trade. Church Stretton is a major centre for the sport of archery and there is also a gliding air field and station atop the Long Mynd, owned by the Midland Carding mill valley Club.
Read more Reverend Carr It was here that Reverend Carr nearly plunged to his death, lost in a snow blizzard in January In addition there are two Shropshire Hills Shuttles services that operate at weekends and on Bank Holidays during the spring and summer.
In June the town was officially declared to be a " Fairtrade Town " with 34 businesses selling fair trade products. The town also has a number of professional services, such as solicitors, accountants and estate agents, confirming its status as a local centre of business. The route avoids cycling along the busy A49 main road, with the exception of a stretch north of Craven Arms.
Local government[ edit ] From to the town was an urban district a form of local government in its own right, before becoming part of Ludlow Rural District the separate Church Stretton Rural District had already been abolished in and the contemporary civil parish was then established.
The part of the road within the town is called Burway Road and begins at the crossroads in the town centre, where the B and B meet. SO 1 If you are starting from the Chalet Pavilion follow the stream uphill to the top car park Read more Early geology of the Long Mynd Notice the almost upright strata of hard grey rock here in the streambed and protruding from the hillside turf.
To Victorian visitors the Lightspout was a "miniature Niagara"; and after prolonged rain the four metre cascade is spectacular. Watch out for brown trout in the pools and noisy stonechats, buzzards and red kites overhead.
The Burway is a through route, allowing traffic though not goods vehicles, caravans or similar to cross over the Long Mynd westwards to Ratlinghope or Asterton the route splits into two at Boiling Well.
There is a large antiques market, situated in a former malthouse on the corner of Sandford Avenue and Easthope Road. Church Stretton Schoola secondary school with pupils  and a primary school named "St Lawrence" with pupils.
The B starts at the B in the town centre and heads east, having a crossroads junction with the A49, then up to Hazler and on towards Much Wenlock. Return downhill by the same route. The home kit is black and white thick vertical stripes. In the centre of the town is the historic parish church dedicated to Lawrence of Romesituated on the corner of Churchway and Church Street, and with its own small graveyard surrounding it.
The course is 5, yards long and has a par of On 2 Aprilanother nearby fault - the Pontesford - Linley Fault - registered an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.
There are four pubsa as well as a number of cafes and small restaurants. In "snow gates" were installed at various points of access onto the Long Mynd, to deter motorists from using the routes in wintry conditions. Also, Comley Quarry is about 2.
Church Stretton railway station The Welsh Marches Line runs through the town  parallel to and west of the A49 road. Apart from the clubhouse, putting green and first hole, the course is situated on common land owned by the National Trust who own most of the Long Mynd upland area.
In winter, deep snow sometimes makes the Burway impassable. As well as glidingthe activities of paraglidinghang gliding and similar aerial pursuits take place from the Long Mynd. This graveyard was succeeded by a cemetery at the foot of Cunnery Road, which in turn has been replaced by one near Brockhurst.
Lightspout Waterfall, grid ref: The B was, until renumbered inthe northern section of the B The Shuttles services also both call at Carding Mill Valley. A recent survey showed that the town has some 50 retail outlets, 44 of which are independently owned, with a diverse range of shop types.
The most recent change in local government occurred in when Shropshire became a unitary area with Shropshire Council replacing South Shropshire District Council and Shropshire County Council.Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd NT, Church Stretton, Shropshire.
2, likes · 22 talking about this · 1, were here. Carding Mill Valley and the /5(26). The National Trust Shropshire Hills - Education services on the Long Mynd, Carding Mill Valley and Wenlock Edge.
Jul 14, · We have visited Carding Mill Valley many times, and it is a truly beautiful place. Unfortunately the last time there were 6 coaches and 2 large minibuses full of schoolchildren. I appreciate it is lovely for children from the city to 5/5().
National Trust's Carding Mill valley and the Shropshire Hills is an expanse of upland heath that includes part of the Long Mynd.
Carding mill alley is found in a temperate climate, which is the same as the whole of the United Kingdom, this means there are no extremes of rainfall or temperatures. Sketch Map Methodology Measurements we took 1) Valley width. Discover the Lightspout Waterfall at Carding Mill Valley, Shropshire, with this National Trust walk.Download