North Farm is the number one stop for a real taste of rural Shropshire. This charming, family-run bed and breakfast on a working farm is the perfect countryside escape. Set in a classic white farmhouse, there are breathtaking walks right on the doorstep, yet the medieval market town of Shrewsbury lies only a short distance away.
What makes a stay at North Farm unique?
A stay at North Farm comes with a truly personal touch. Guests will feel right at home with the warmest of welcomes from their hosts. At this charming bed and breakfast, hospitality is second to none and there are stunning views of the unspoilt landscape. With wholesome comforts, homemade food and rustic charm, they'll never want to leave!
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at North Farm?
Relax in the gorgeous garden with views for miles around, or in front of a cosy log-burner with a good book. Guests will be sure to have a restful night's sleep in North Farm's comfortable beds, with luxurious fresh linen and a peaceful atmosphere. Each room is tastefully decorated with flowery fabrics, comfy chairs and well-stocked tea trays.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Shrewsbury area?
The area is a walker's paradise with trails galore, from the Stretton hills of the Longmynd, the Stiperstones and Lawley, to valleys in Church Stretton. Shrewsbury is just 6 miles away with plenty to do, from visiting the museum and Art Gallery, to enjoying a show at the Theater Severn, or a film at the lovingly-restored Old Market Hall. Sightseeing from the River Severn is a treat on the town's passenger boat, Sabrina ,or stroll through the picturesque gardens at the Quarry Park and the Dingle. For shoppers, there are designer stores, high street retailers and independent vendors selling local goods. Don't forget the historic sites of Shrewsbury Castle, Ironbridge, Ludlow and Powis Castle. Just ask the hosts for recommendations and maps.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Guests will eat like a king at North Farm, with delicious breakfasts cooked fresh to order and catering for every requirement. Every effort is made to provide locally-sourced food, including freshly hatched eggs direct from the hens in the orchard and home-baked bread. Served on Portmeirion china, this breakfast will set one up for a full day exploring the many attractions that Shropshire has to offer. If guests get peckish while out and about in the country, there are plenty of tempting cafes, restaurants and bars to choose from.
Shrewsbury‘s festival calendar attracts visitors from all over, with highlights including the Darwin Festival in February, the International Cartoon Festival in April, the Food Festival at the end of June, the world's oldest Flower Show in August and the Shrewsbury Folk Festival each August Bank Holiday.