Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse, Foxholes Camping, Montgomery Rd, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9 5HA

Call Adam Smith/Wendy Jones on 01588 638924


Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse at Bishops Castle is situated within a relaxed, family-run campsite, surrounded by glorious views of South West Shropshire's beautiful hill country. Within a few minutes' walk of the Shropshire Way, Offa's Dyke Path, the Sustrans cycle network and the lively town of Bishops Castle it is ideal for families, couples, walkers, cyclists and photographers. The bunkhouse is heated, divided in half by a partition with an open doorway. There is a single bed and 3 sets of bunks (no bedding is provided) and television. There is a kitchen next to the bunkhouse with fridge, microwave, single hob, kettle and washing-up sink. China and pans are provided. There are 3 wet rooms with showers, toilet and basin. A second block of showers and toilets are 30 seconds' walk away. There is good accessibility for wheelchair users. There is an outside covered table, seating area and space for a BBQ. There are lots of pubs, restaurants, cafes and take-aways 10 minutes' walk away in Bishops Castle. In addition to the bunkhouse there are 2 cabins nearby. The Datcha sleeps 6 and the Eco cabin sleeps 8.

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  • Beds & Rooms:

  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    £15 pp. Sole use: £70
  • Booking:

    Bookings by email.
  • Directions:

    Bishops Castle is on the A488 about 20 miles south of Shrewsbury, and 35 miles from the M54. Foxholes is on the B4385 Montgomery Road just north of the town. Look for our sign, and follow our driveway for half a mile. GR SO 324 897
  • Public Transport:

    Trains at Craven Arms (12 miles). Buses from Shrewsbury to Bishops Castle (5 minutes' walk from bunkhouse) every 2 hours.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Offas Dyke Path
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Small Hostels Camping Available to Individuals Accessible to disabled people Mid Wales & Welsh Borders


aMixed dormitories
rDisabled Access
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
ZDogs by arrangement
5Very basic accommodation


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Planning a trip on Offa’s Dyke?

October 29th 2020

Walking Offa’s Dyke? You’ll need accommodation. Not a millionaire? Then you need to stay in hostels

Outside Bishop’s Castle and close to Offa’s Dyke, Shropshire Way and Wild Edrics Way, Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse offers basic accommodation at budget rates.  There’s also camping on site plus two cabins, 1 sleeping 6 and the other sleeping 8.  A 10 minute walk will take you into Bishop’s Castle with its shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and take-aways. A wonderful treat once things are a bit closer to normal.

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Lands end to John o’ Groats? Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse in an ideal stop off

March 4th 2020

Next to nothing can give you more of a sense of scale than the J.O.G.L.E. journey. A roughly 1000 mile route that in cycling terms is actually very manageable. A brilliant opportunity to stay in some of the many wonderful hostels, bunkhouses and camping barns in England and Scotland.

A delightful hostel just out of the friendly market town of Bishops Castle. Just outside the Shropshire Hills AONB. Wonderful views are abundant in this part of the UK. Being about three quarters of the way through the J.O.G.L.E. at this point taking a minute to step back and take in the journey is often a wise move. Foxholes offers comfortable accommodation that has secure bike storage. A great stopping point in your journey.

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Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse offers relaxed dog friendly accommodation

December 13th 2019

Situated in the lively town of Bishops Castle Foxhole Castle Bunkhouse is a family run hostel and campsite which welcomes dogs. Miles of the Shropshire hills around mean you’ll struggle to run out of walks in this area of outstanding natural beauty.

Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse provides  affordable accommodation for you and your dog to enjoy the beauty of the Shropshire hills, a favorite of photographers, cyclists and real ale enthusiasts.  The bustling town of Bishops Castle is just  a 5 minute walk away, you’ll be spoiled for choice with a selection of pubs and cafes, and fortunately all 6 pubs are dog friendly so no member of the family, dog or otherwise has to miss out on all this quaint town has to offer.

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