Bishop’s Stortford is a quaint market town that offers plenty of history, as well as more contemporary fun like shopping, museums and unique and unusual activities. As a market town, the shopping opportunities are expansive, with fresh produce in addition to clothes, shoes and niche products like photography equipment and toys. Jackson Square is especially popular with shoppers thanks to the variety of shops available.

Exploring history is enjoyable in this town, as it’s home to Waytemore Castle, a ruined structure known for its massive motte. While you can explore more history at Bishop’s Stortford Museum, some travellers may prefer indulging in more contemporary things to do. Try testing your wits in an escape room or get transported into a different world with virtual reality simulations. Nightlife performances are also quite popular, including magic shows and live theatre works. Given how relatively small this town is, it’s easy to explore everything it offers.

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    Bishop's Stortford is a fun market town where you can enjoy a variety of attractions whether you're interested in history, shopping or fun contemporary activities. Several museums are located in town, along with the remains of Waytemore Castle.The shopping centre is also quite popular, or you can challenge yourself with an escape room or a spot of bowling. You'll also...

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