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The Castle Hotel
Market Square,
Bishop's Castle
Shropshire
SY9 5BN
England
01588 638403
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Good Hotel Guide Review

‘We thoroughly enjoyed our stay – and our dog loved it, too.’ Teeming with pastoral character, Henry and Rebecca Hunter’s ‘well-presented’, refurbished 300-year-old hotel, built on an ancient castle bailey, is a refuge for walkers and cyclists seeking good-value Shropshire accommodation – and a fine selection of real ales to go with it. It is co-owned with Henry Hunter’s parents, who own Pen-y-Dyffryn, Oswestry (see main entry). Climb the fine Georgian staircase to reach ‘excellent’, individually designed bedrooms in a variety of sizes and styles. At lunch and dinner, enjoy chef Steve Bruce’s bistro food in the casual bar areas or, more formally, in the ‘handsome’ oak-panelled restaurant (a fresh fish menu is added on Thursday and Friday). On sunny days, step outside: the large enclosed garden has a terrace with a pergola for alfresco dining. 3 bars (open fires; traditional pub games), dining room. Garden with fish pond, patio, terrace. Free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview). In-room spa treatments. Bicycle storage, mud room. No background music. Parking. Children (extra bed £25 per night) and dogs welcomed. 12 bedrooms (2 family rooms). Per room B&B £75–£190, D,B&B £102–£245. Closed Christmas Day.

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25% off Midweek Special Offer

Stay at The Castle Hotel any midweek night (Sunday to Thursday) from now until the end of April and get 25% OFF the standard rates. Prices start from just £65.50 per person per night and include a three-course meal each. Dogs welcome and stay free of charge. Book online now or call 01588 638403 or email stay@thecastlehotelbishopscastle.co.uk to book your stay. Offer Terms & Conditions: Offer is available from Sunday to Thursday. Subject to availability. Not available for single occupancy. Not available on 9th – 21st April (Easter Holidays). Please mention the Good Hotel Guide when booking.

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This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. To take advantage of this offer, you must present the voucher at the time of booking.

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The Castle Hotel
Market Square,
Bishop's Castle
Shropshire
SY9 5BN

Guest comments

'Excellent food, service and accommodation. easy access to walking . ' - Laura Heath - September, 2016
'Impeccably restored hotel, with great character yet also very comfortable. Excellent bar and wonderful food. We shall certainly be returning to this glorious corner of England ' - Charles Scott Scott - July, 2016

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