Set in the heart of the beautiful countryside, The Baron at Bunknell is one of Shropshire’s finest country inns. They are set 12 miles west of Ludlow. Guests come from many miles away in order to enjoy the warm welcome, hospitality and the great food.
The country inn has a crackling log fire in the lounge and a great old apple press that dates back to 1770 in the restaurant, which adds to the inn’s charm and character.
At the rear of the site’s beer garden in the paddock area is where the campsite is located. At the campsite guests can enjoy magnificent views of rolling Shropshire countryside as the site is set in an Area of Outstanding Beauty.
Guests are in for a good meal when they stay at the site. The Baron at Bucknell has a widely known reputation for their traditional, honest food that is inspired by the countryside and cooked from the heart. They have a restaurant menu as well as a daily specials board, sandwiches, paninis and an authentic stone baked pizza menu. They feature a well chosen wine list and Cask Marquee accredited real ales which compliment the food. They also have a good selection of soft drinks, freshly ground coffees and teas. You can see their current menu on their website.
The Baron at Bucknell has a large car park, a pretty beer garden and a choice of rooms to suit any party size. They are an ideal location to celebrate any occasion, from small surprise birthday parties to large wedding receptions. They now have 5 luxury bedrooms available. You can find out more information and see photos of the rooms on their website.
OUT AND ABOUT
The area of South Shropshire is wonderful walking country. The owners of The Baron at Bucknell have compiled a book of walks that all start from the pub and vary in length and difficulty.
There are many opportunities for cycling and horse riding in the area. There are many woodland tracks and a new downhill mountain biking course in Bucknell Wood.
The town of Bucknell is on the scenic Heart of Wales Trainline which is a very relaxing way of exploring the area.
Ludlow is a thriving market town – an architectural gem with a lively community feel, and bustles with events and festivals throughout the year.
Church Stretton and its picturesque surrounding villages is for country lovers and sportsmen alike at all times of the year whether hikers, horse riders, mountain bikers, or naturalists . The Long Mynd rising above the west of the town is renowned for gliding, hang gliding and paragliding, and boasts the second highest golf course in England.
Visit Shrewsbury and enjoy its glorious location, within a loop of meandering River Severn, at the heart of Shropshire, a landscape that inspires with its beauty and mystery. Shrewsbury’s most famous son, Charles Darwin (born in Shrewsbury) would still recognise the black & white timber buildings of his home town. Renowned to be one of England’s most splendid heritage towns with over 600 listed buildings.
Bridgnorth, in reality, is two towns: the High Town (good views down) and the Low Town (good views up). Now connected by the steepest inland funicular railway in Britain.
Telford, named after Thomas Telford the renowned civil engineer, Telford’s gleaming buildings and hi tech businesses mark it out as a town for the future. One of the UK’s fastest growing and most successful new towns – it contrasts with its historic neighbour Ironbridge the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.