Hopton Castle, Shropshire

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Hopton Castle
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The Keep, Hopton Castle
Grid reference: SO363782
Location: 52°23’53"N, 2°56’10"W
Post town: Craven Arms
Postcode: SY7
Dialling code: 01547
Local Government
Council: Shropshire

Hopton Castle is a small village in southern Shropshire. The village grew up near to the keep of Hopton Castle, and takes its name from the fortress.

The keep was opened as a visitor attraction in 2011.

St Edward's, Hopton Castle

The parish church is St Edward's.

Around the village

Nearby is the hamlet of Hopton Heath, with its railway station on the Heart of Wales Line. Also nearby are the villages of Bedstone, Bucknell and Clungunford.

Hopton Titterhill is a wooded hill within the parish, to the south-west of the village. The hill, which is open access land, rises to 1,302 feet above sea level, and the summit provides a good view of the lower Clun valley.