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Northwood has more than a pub...

Northwood is a small village in Shropshire, England, located about 5 miles north of the town of Wem. It is a rural community with a population of around 200 people. The village is surrounded by farmland and woodland, and is home to a number of small businesses, including Northwood Nurseries, and the Horse & Jockey.

Northwood is a popular destination for walkers and cyclists, as it is situated on a number of walking and cycling trails, including the Shropshire Way and the Shropshire Union Canal.

Here are some ideas for things to do in Northwood and the surrounding area:

  • Colemere Country Park is a picturesque retreat, just a stone's throw away from the Horse & Jockey. This idyllic country park enchants visitors with a lake, surrounded by lush woodlands and meadows. The park offers a serene escape, inviting nature enthusiasts to explore its well-maintained trails, perfect for leisurely strolls or birdwatching. For more information, view the guide by Shropshires Great Outdoors.

  • Marches Mosses offers a number of walking trails, a short drive from the Horse & Jockey, this is a National Nature Reserve not to miss! To explore the trails, check out the Marches Mosses BogLIFE website or download the PDF leaflet.

If you are looking for things to do in Northwood, Shropshire, there are plenty of options to choose from. The Horse & Jockey in Northwood is ideally situated to welcome both walkers and cyclists. Abundant local routes and trails beckon, inviting exploration and adventure.