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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 278 reviews

Customer focus and family friendly are watchwords at this 16th-century coaching inn

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At a glance

Family rooms
Accessible rooms

The Boars Head is situated in the centre of Bishop's Castle, and is a traditional inn with comfortable and spacious bedrooms in a separate annexe. The inn incorporates a post office with a cash machine and phone top-up facilities. Food is on offer all day. Parking is available to the rear of the inn.


  • Rooms: 4
  • Family rooms: 1
  • Ground-floor rooms: 3

Room rates

  • Child discounts available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 9pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Fridge, digital safe, mineral water
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible bedrooms: 3


  • Children welcome

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