MIDDLE WOODBATCH FARM
Woodbatch Road, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9 5JS.
(01588) 630141 07989 496875 middlewoodbatchfarm.co.uk
Steve & Mary Austin
A 4 Star 17C Farmhouse B&B on a family run hill farm located just 5 minutes from Bishop’s Castle in the Shropshire Hills AONB. The Shropshire Way and Blue Remembered Hills Bridleway come right through the farmyard and we are only a stone’s throw away from the Kerry Ridgeway, Offa’s Dyke, the Jack Mytton Bridleway and the Long Mynd. This makes us the ideal location for walkers, cyclists and horse riders & wildlife watchers. Stabling, turnout,Tack, Drying room & cycle wash available.
1 super king/twin room & 1 king size double all en-suite with large spacious showers and heated towel rails All rooms have Tea & Coffee making facilities, colour TV, hairdryer etc and many other little extras. Use of guest lounge, large patio, Garden & BBQ All guests are welcome to use the farmhouse kitchen to make drinks, prepare food etc. Extensive breakfast menu using only the best local or our own produce. Ask about our breakfast specials.
Baggage forward available on request.
Families welcome (special child rates)
B&B from £35.00. Visit Wales 4 stars “Walkers Welcome”, “Cyclists Welcome” and “Horses Welcome” Awards. Recommended campsite available
Cefn Einion, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire SY9 5LF
(01588) 638343 www.hikersandbikers.co.uk
Ginny & John Hall
Relax and unwind in our luxury lodge set in the peaceful surroundings of Spring Cottage. This self contained non smoking accommodation comprises of a twin bedded sitting room with wonderful views towards Offa’s Dyke. There is a separate shower room with private facilities and a kitchenette. Enjoy a full English breakfast in our cottage with free range eggs, freshly baked bread and our own honey.
B&B £28. Walkers and Cyclists welcome and
drying facilities available.
Evening meals and packed lunches by arrangement. Secure lock up for cycles available. Open from Easter until October. Please see our website for further details.
No Pets or Children.
THE COACH HOUSE
Norbury, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire SY9 5DX
(01588) 650846 www.coachhousenorbury.com
Sean & Lexi Morris
The Coach House is a charming Restaurant with Rooms. Our beautiful building is nestled in the conservation village of Norbury, in the South Shropshire Hills AONB between the Stiperstones and the Long Mynd.
We have an award winning 2 AA rosette restaurant, luxurious B&B accommodation and a fully licensed bar. We are dog friendly, your pets are allowed in 3 of our letting rooms and can join you for a meal in 2 of our lounge bar rooms (both with wood burning stoves and sofas). The main dining room & 4 of the letting rooms are not dog friendly.
We serve a local seasonal a la carte menu and also have a small daily changing bar menu. Please check our website for details.
We believe passionately in seasonality and we strive hard to source quality ingredients from as close to home as possible. We are members of the Real Bread Campaign and bake our own sourdough and levain breads daily.
Food served 6.00 pm to 8.30 pm Wednesday – Saturday nights. Booking essential. firstname.lastname@example.org or 01588 650846
Food Hygiene Rating 5, 2 AA rosettes for Culinary Excellence, AA 4 star rated accomodation with a Gold Award and Breakfast Award. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 4 years. Booking.com 9.5/10
Lower Broughton, Montgomery, Powys SY15 6SZ
(01588) 638393 /07837 919666
A Grade II listed oak beamed farmhouse full of character and charm, set in the tranquil Shropshire hills with stunning views. An idyllic location for walkers, families or those who just want to ‘get away from it all.’ Visitors are welcome to take a stroll around the farm trail and meet the animals. It is situated off the b4385, a stones throw away from the market town of Bishop’s Castle which boasts two breweries and many pubs and restaurants.
1 double en-suite 1 family (twin/double & single) with private bathroom. Tea and coffee making facilities Families welcome.
B&B £30.00 to £35.00. Closed January.
dogs by arrangement
(see self-catering section)
THE FARM, SNEAD
Snead, Churchstoke, Montgomery, Powys SY15 6EB
(01588) 620281 www.thefarmsnead.co.uk
Alan and Sandra Jones A
A large 19th century farmhouse surrounded by a beautiful, two acre garden. There are views of the Camlad Valley including the Roundton Nature Reserve.
2 super king/twin en-suite 1 ground floor superking/twin en-suite 1 double with private bathroom. All have tea and coffee making facilities, flatscreen TV, radio and hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi available Safe storage and drying room for cyclists & walkers
Baggage forward & transport available on request.
B&B Double/Twin from £85.00 (Single from £55.00). Dinner by arrangement from £22.00. delete Excellent food, own and local produce used, home made bread. Special diets catered for.
Dogs by arrangement (not in house). No smoking. Featured in Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay.
(see self-catering section)
Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7 8AU
(01588) 680435 / 07970 948062
A comfortable, modern house (built in 1995) in the centre of the village within walking distance of the pub, the village shop and Walcot Hall (former home of Clive of India) which now hosts many weddings. Lydbury North is just 3 miles from Bishop’s Castle in beautiful, unspoilt countryside. Within easy reach are Offa’s Dyke, the Stiperstones and Long Mynd and Ludlow. There are lots of wonderful places to eat in the area and great walks and trails. If you are attending a wedding at Walcot Hall, I am the nearest B&B – within walking distance of the gates.
1 double en-suite 1 double
1 twin room and 1 single with bathroom and shower.
They are comfortable, modern rooms with tea & coffee making facilities.
B&B contact Josie for Best Price.
Breakfasts using all local produce.
No dogs and no smoking.
NEW HOUSE FARM
Clun, Shropshire, SY7 8NJ
(01588) 638314 / 07813 550637
Gold awarded for over 14 years, this quality 18th century farmhouse accommodation is high in the quiet and remote Clun hills. Superb and peaceful walking from the doorstep – including our own Iron Age hill fort “Caer-din-Ring”. For quiet reflection the summer house over looks an extensive country garden. Outstanding views, very spacious bedrooms with all facilities, local produce for hearty breakfasts
1 family en-suite (spa bath) 1 twin en-suite.
B&B from £40. No smoking. Camping available – £5 per person per night. Pets by arrangement. Closed November – March. Shropshire Tourism , Gold Award.
Dogs by arrangement
BANK FARM HOUSE
Chirbury, Shropshire, SY15 6DD
Tel: 01938 561669
Bank Farm House is a private home and no longer a farm. It is situated off the beaten track between Chirbury and Priest Weston and 2 miles from the Welsh border. The house is surrounded by hills, woodland and fields with stunning views of Corndon Hill and the Kerry Valley. Here in this beautiful location it is extremely quiet and peaceful. There are no traffic noises – only birdsong! Guests have access to a large garden with seating areas.
1 spacious, centrally heated bedroom with king sized bed, * TV, DVD and an en suite shower room. * Coffee, tea and toiletries are provided. * Hair dryer and iron are available on request.
The price includes a hearty breakfast and there is a vegetarian option. Evening meals are available if ordered in advance. There is secure storage for cycles and free Wi-Fi and free parking.
£60 per night and £40 for a single. Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Discounts for a stay of 3 nights or more. Cash or cheques are acceptable. No credit cards. Not inspected.
THE OAT HOUSE AT THE BRIDGES
The Bridges, Ratlinghope, Shropshire SY5 0ST
(01588) 650260 www.thebridgespub.co.uk
Will & Beth A
The converted oat house at The Bridges, the country pub in a superb location between the Long Mynd and The Stiperstones in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where two rivers meet. Wonderful walking, cycling and bird watching right on the Shropshire Way. Lovely garden and decking overlooking the rivers. Homely log fires in the cooler months. The pub is a Three Tuns Brewery Tap, offering a fantastic choice of real ales and superb bar and restaurant food.
Ground floor: bunkroom sleeps 6, £27.50 per bunk with bedding. Toilet & shower facilities. Double & twin en-suite £55 per room. All have tea & coffee making facilities.
First floor: Twin & double en-suite, both with living area, sofa bed and well equipped kitchenette. £60 per night. Family suite sleeping up to 6, which includes both bedrooms, living area and kitchenette and two en-suite shower rooms. 4 guests £110 per night. 6 guests £140 per night.
The Smithy: a 16th century, Grade II listed blacksmiths offers open plan accommodation for two: super king/twin with en-suite shower room. Fully equipped kitchenette. TV. Under-floor heating. Comfortable sitting area with wood burning stove.
2 Night Stay- £160. 3 Night Stay – £200
Breakfast included and dogs welcome except in The Smith.
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