Brewery Tour Experience Special Offer

We are blessed in bishops Castle to have two Real Ale Breweries in such a small town. Bishops Castle really is a mecca for all Real ale lovers!
Bishops Castle has a long history of brewing beer and world famous The Three Tuns Brewery, located just across the square from The Castle Hotel is the oldest licenced Brewery in the country and has been brewing for over 400 years.
The Six Bells brewery was originally set up as a community brewery over 20 years ago and is located a 5 minute walk from The Castle Hotel at the bottom of town.

For guests of The Castle Hotel we have secured exclusive brewery tour rates for both establishments and these tours can be arranged during your stay in Bishops Castle. Please call brewery direct with the details below to arrange your tour quoting “The Castle Hotel”

Three Tuns Brewery Tour  – 01588 630200
Ideal People Per Tour: 4 – 12 people per tour.
£30 per tour party
Duration: Between 1 and 1.5 hours, with plenty of tasting samples thrown in. Please pay cash on arrival.
Six Bells Brewery Tour – 01588 638930
£5 per person
Ideally between 4 and 12 people per tour,
Duration: Between 1 and 1.5 hours per tour. Includes 4/5 half pints of Real Ale each. Please pay cash on arrival.

Please note that if your party is over 12 people we can still arrange for a tour but it will need to be conducted in two separate groups.
For couple wishing to have a brewery tour these can be arranged on some occasions.

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Up to 50% OFF Midweek Special Offers from £65 Bed & Breakfast - Available any Sunday to Thursday

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Smaller Double Room - £65 Bed & Breakfast Per Room Per Night
Standard Double/Twin Room - £75 B&B PRPN
Master Double/Twin Room - £85 B&B PRPN
Luxury Suite Double/Twin - £95 B&B PRPN

Available any midweek night Sunday to Thursday inclusive from now until the end of February 2019.

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The Bedrooms

We have twelve lovely bedrooms, all en-suite, TV, pillows, sheets, all mod cons you see. And all suffused with that "away from it all" feeling. Some bedrooms have lovely views of the town and the surrounding hills, and others look out over the fabulous hotel gardens.

The Gardens

The gardens really are a feature in their own right. South facing, you gaze over the top of the little town to the big hills beyond, serenaded by the tinkling waterfall in the adjoining lily ponds. Have lunch in style on the extensive decking area with seating for over 50 guests, shaded by vine-covered arbours.

Things To Do

With various activities to do close by you will never be short of things to do during your stay ion Shropshire at The Castle Hotel. Take a lazy stroll around the ancient cobbled streets of Bishops Castle or for the more energetic activities try some walking or cycling around the surrounding hills.

Bishops Castle

Bishops Castle is a small and ancient market town encircled by the South Shropshire Hills, and is only a few miles from the Welsh Border. It is approximately equidistant from Shrewsbury and Ludlow It therefore makes the perfect place to start your exploration of this beautiful corner of Britain.


Shropshire may be one of the countries quietest counties but don’t be deceived- there´s still plenty to see and do. Shropshire has over 90 places to visit – historic houses and castles with beautiful gardens, the famous Ironbridge Gorge, and several National Trust properties nearby, including Powis Castle and Attingham Hall.

What our visitors say

  • 3 night stay - perfect - Food absolutely lovely, staff friendly - perfect mini break with our dog. Glorious countryside, wonderful walks - would highly recommend, thank you we will certainly come back. Maria x Stayed June 2015, travelled as a couple

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  • We stayed with a group of friends to take part in the Bishops Castle Challenge Walk. Everything about the hotel was great. Rooms, food, very friendly and helpful staff . A good location for exploring the beautiful countryside of Shropshire. Definitely a hotel to come back to. Stayed August 2015, travelled as a couple

  • We stayed at The Castle Hotel for one night. Our room was fantastic with a beautiful view down to the village. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. Fabulous garden with a great panoramic view of the village. Our evening meal with lovely as well as breakfast. We will be back for longer next time. Stayed June 2015, travelled as a couple