Preston Montford FSC, Montford Bridge, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. SY4 1DX

Call them on 01743 852040 (Mon-Fri, 9am–5pm)


FSC Preston Montford is a Field Studies Council centre set on a 12 hectare estate in the heart of Shropshire on the banks of the River Severn with views into Wales. The centre has 131 beds across 3 blocks. All types of bookings are welcome including singles, couples, groups of adults, families and extended family groups. Outside there are picnic tables, an outdoor shelter, orienteering courses, a small 5-a-side football area and a sensory garden. The River Severn runs through the estate which is managed to provide a rich range of habitats. The centre is fantastically accessible from the motorway network and is close to the Long Mynd and Stiperstones in the South Shropshire Hill AONB, Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, Ludlow and Snowdonia. Due to Covid-19, rooms are currently offered on a B&B basis at very reasonable rates. Self-catering is possible for sole use bookings. The centre has received the ‘Good to Go’ mark in recognition of following government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    131: single, twin, family rooms and small dorms.
  • Open:

    All year. Including Xmas and New Year
  • Price per night:

    B&B from £12pp. Discounts for groups
  • Booking:

    A deposit is required for all reservations, with full balance payable eight weeks prior to arrival. Please enquire for prices, which will depend on the type of stay you require.
  • Directions:

    Preston Montford is 6 miles west of Shrewsbury. From the A5, take the roundabout exit signposted to Mid-Wales and Welshpool (A458). One mile along this road, turn right onto B4473, Preston Montford is located on the left after approx ½ mile.
  • Public Transport:

    The nearest train station is Shrewsbury. A pick up is available by prior arrangement.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is available to individuals, is an 'Eco Hostel' and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Visit Britain COVID-19 Risk Assessment Good to Go scheme, the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the Field Studies Council page, the map of accommodation for school groups and the Wedding Venue page.

It has availability at New Year and Christmas.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rDisabled Access
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN


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