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.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Central England and Shropshire and here is its own website.


  • 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

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Small Hostels Map and the Hostels with Camping map.


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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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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A small bunkhouse for people with big ideas and small budgets

August 15th 2019

Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse (sleeps 7) in Bishops Castle, Shropshire has much to offer. Great views, wonderful walking, cycling & 6 pubs & 2 microbreweries close by. Plus camping, a 6 bed Datcha or an 8 bed eco cabin on site.

With prices a low as £15 pppn, or £70 pn for sole use what’s stopping you packing your bags and visiting this hidden gem of a bunkhouse?  Why not invite more friends and family and spread out into the other accommodation and tents too.

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Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse Eco Cabin.

June 5th 2019

Located in an area with “fabulous views”, just a “gorgeous ten minutes walk through the barley field to the quirky town of Bishops Castle”, this “eco cabin” is the perfect destination for a sustainable group holiday, reconnecting with nature.

Escape from the everyday hustle, and breathe. Simply breathe in the still, fresh air that floats peacefully in the Shropshire Hills. Foxholes Castle Bunkhouse’s Facebook page depicts a traditional naturalist haven through photographs of quaint wooden sign posts, and tepees nestles in the long grass… Vibrant events shared on the page tell of a bubbling society striving off the open and free air, with festivals, farming, and DIY projects that contribute to the community.

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