Shrewsbury B&B

The Isle Bed and Breakfast

B&B in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Contact Details

Tel: 07776 257286

Web: www.the-isle-estate.co.uk

Email: info@the-isle-estate.co.uk

Postal Address:

Isle Lane

Bicton

Shrewsbury

Shropshire

SY3 8EE

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Description

Set in a bow of the River Severn, The Isle is a period country house, steeped in history in a peaceful location just 4 miles from Shrewsbury.  The estate has been in the same family since approximately 1450.  Approached up an oak lined drive just under a mile long, the Estate owns all the land within the bow of the river.

The bedrooms are beautifully furnished with antiques and all mod cons (TV, DVD Player and iPod dock, internet access, hairdryers etc).  The beds have top quality sprung mattresses and crisp white bed linen.  Breakfast (and dinner upon request) is served in the panelled oak dining room and there is also a separate sitting room for guests.  The emphasis is very much on local produce and vegetables grown in the walled garden are served at supper. 

In winter the house is kept warm by a giant straw/log burner which is fed with wood from the farm.  There are scenic walks along the river or around the 10 acre lake behind the house.  Carp fishing is also available on the lake for guests by prior arrangement. Nature lovers will find a wealth of wildlife, over 200 geese often graze the field behind the house, otters have been spotted on the lake and river (there is an artificial holt by the river).

Well behaved dogs can be accommodated in the centrally heated boot room or in a kennel and run outside.  There are also facilities for visiting horses, grazing, stables and ménage, as well as off road riding around the estate.  With many ancient bridle paths and trails only a short distance away. 

History buffs will find the original semi derelict house built in 1450, the old moat, site of a Saxon fort and 1,000 year old carp lake fascinating.

Prices

Room / Unit Price No. Of Rooms / Units Sleeps
Double en suite £85.00 - £95.00(Per Room per night, breakfast included) 3 2

Ratings and Awards

Shrewsbury DTS 4 Star Grading

Facilities

CD Player in all bedrooms Fishing DVD Player in all bedrooms Garden Non smoking establishment Outdoor pool Residents Lounge Serve breakfast Working Farm TV Ironing facilities Hairdryer Central heating Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem) Children Welcome Free Car parking Modem point in all bedrooms Pets by Arrangement Tea & coffee making facilities Radio in all bedrooms Open Fire Historic, literary or architectural interest Evening meals Cyclists Cater for vegetarians Sterling Travellers Cheques

Directions

Take B4380 from Shrewsbury signposted Montford Bridge and Bicton.  After a third of a mile turn right before Four Crosses Pub signposted Isle Lane. After ¼ mile go through pillars with lions. Then follow signs for B & B.

Beware there are three large speed bumps.

Contact Details

Tel: 07776 257286

Web: www.the-isle-estate.co.uk

Email: info@the-isle-estate.co.uk

Postal Address:

Isle Lane

Bicton

Shrewsbury

Shropshire

SY3 8EE

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Disclaimer

The details displayed on this page are copyright protected to Shropshire Tourism and are correct at the time of publication. Shropshire Tourism would like to advise all visitors to check prices & opening times with the venue prior to traveling in case of changes that might have occured since the publication of this page. Whilst Shropshire Tourism endeavours to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and Shropshire Tourism does not accept any liability for error or omission. The directions above are for planning purposes only and should be used alongside a general roadmap or satnav system. Variables such as road/construction works, traffic, weather conditions etc may cause alterations to the route.


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