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Bishops Castle

The Castle Hotel

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The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel in Bishops Castle, has fourteen delightful en-suite bedrooms, three bustling bars, a fine oak panelled restaurant and one of the finest hotel gardens in the land. We also have two cottage available to let, just across the square. The hotel is suffused with that elusive “I’ve got away from it all” feeling. Real ale brewed in town is served at our bars and our food is sourced from as many local supplies as possible.

Situated in a quiet little square at the top of Bishops Castle (so no passing traffic) with fantastic panoramic views and hill top gardens. The Castle Hotel has is Dog Friendly, Walker Friendly and Cyclist Friendly.

And while you are visiting why not try out one of our Shropshire Spa Hotel in-house treatments, where one of our team of professionally trained therapists will come to your room at a time of your choosing and treat you to one of our several holistic and cosmetic treatments.

This characterful hotel in Shropshire was built by Lord Carnarvon in 1719 (over 300 years old) on the site of the Bishop of Hereford’s original castle, conveniently situated between Shrewsbury and Ludlow, and the hotel still occupies an enviable and elevated position at the top of Bishops Castle town. Clive of India, one of Shropshire‘s finest sons, was one of the first landlords of The Castle Hotel!

But we no longer stand sentinel to the invading Welsh hoards, but rather provide food, drink and accommodation, and the most wonderful vantage point to view the surrounding Shropshire hills. Preferably with a glass of real ale in hand and the promise of dinner in the air. For Bishops Castle is to the bon viveur what Las Vegas is to the gambler – a Mecca, an Everest, Nirvana, the summit of human achievement!


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Bar/Licensed
  • Bedlinen and towels included
  • Central Heating
  • Dog friendly
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
  • Group visits available
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non smoking establishment
  • On site parking
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Breakfast included
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cot
  • Laundry
  • Restaurant
  • Rural location
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