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 and is perfectly suited to schools, clubs, gatherings of friends and families, celebrations and wedding receptions. Couples and individuals can often also book rooms. The communal facilities include a large dining room, 2 large common rooms and a small lounge, a games room and 6 multi-media classrooms. 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 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. Self catering is possible for sole use bookings, otherwise catering is provided by the centre's kitchen. A wide range of outdoor activities can be organised for your group on or off-site. The centre also runs a variety of residential courses covering subjects such as natural history, art and walking as well as family courses.

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:

    Please enquire for prices
  • 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 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
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN


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