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BUCKNELL

The picturesque village of Bucknell nestles in the beautiful Teme Valley in the unspoilt countryside of South Shropshire on the border with Herefordshire and Wales, just 12 miles outside Ludlow.  The river from its source forms the border, not only between Shropshire, Herefordshire and Powys, but also England and Wales. Ludlow, the premier town of the Marches, is a perfect historic town with its large ruined castle standing high above the River Teme.
Bucknell Map

Map of Bucknell Parish

Set in an area designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Shropshire's hills and forest tracks are ideal for walking and rambling with a great diversity of wild life to be seen. Historic places of interest to visit include Clun, Ludlow, Shrewsbury, Ironbridge, Much Wenlock.
St Mary's Church

St Mary's Church

At the heart of our village is the beautiful church of St Mary the Virgin. The website may be found here together with details of the other six churches within the Middle Marches Benefice

The church is a building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave of three bays, north aisle, vestry, south porch and a western tower with a wooden spire containing a clock and three bells.
Bucknell Memorial Hall

Bucknell Memorial Hall
photo courtesy Bucknell Primary School

Our recently refurbished Memorial Hall has stood on its present site for nearly 100 years and is enjoying a new lease of life.

If you wish to hire Bucknell Memorial Hall contact either Eddie or Christine Price who will be happy to help you.
Bucknell Railway Station

Bucknell Railway Station

Bucknell Station on the 'Heart of Wales Line' serves this beautiful village which is a favourite base for those wishing to walk in either the Welsh or the Shropshire countryside.  Hop aboard the little train and relax as it takes you on a railway journey though a land of lush rolling hills and crystal clear mountain streams.  For 121 miles between Swansea and Shrewsbury, a feast of panoramic views includes the beautiful Loughor estuary near Llanelli, the meandering river Tywi between Llandeilo and Llandovery, red kite in the skies above the Eppynt hills near Llanwrtyd Wells, the Radnor Forest between Llandrindod Wells and Knighton, and the remote borderlands of the English Marches.

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