In the middle of the Shropshire Hills AONB and between the Long Mynd and Stiperstones The Bridges is an excellent base for outdoor activities.If you are somewhat less energetic and simply want good accommodation that is literally yards away from a great pub, you’ve found the place The Famous Bridges pub owned by the Three Tuns Brewery boasts award winning real ale and excellent food, there couldn’t be a better place to recharge after a day in the countryside. A paddle in the river on a summers day or a pint by the fire in winter.

CHECK IN after 3pm and CHECK OUT by 11 am.

‘The Oathouse’



First Floor

Our first floor accommodation can be booked in a range of ways.

Twin en-suite room with living area, sofa bed and well equipped kitchenette.

£65 per night.

Double en-suite room with living area, sofa bed and well equipped kitchenette.

£65 per night. 

Family suite, sleeping up to 6, which includes both rooms, living area and kitchenette as well as two en-suite shower rooms.

4 guests £120 per night.  6 guests £140 per night.

Ground Floor

Bunkroom sleeps up to 6.  (Two singles and 4 bunk beds)  Tea and coffee making.  Toilet and shower facilities.

£28 per bunk with bedding

Double en-suite room with tea and coffee making facilities

£60 per night

All prices for The Oathouse include breakfast of your choice, served in the pub between 7.00 and 10.30.

Dogs are allowed in all accommodation except ‘The Smithy’ at a cost of £5.00 each.

Please note: full capacity of ‘The Oathouse’ is 14.  6 people on the first floor.  8 people on the ground floor.  There are no televisions in the accommodation and mobile phone coverage is patchy but wifi is available throughout.  

The Ancient Smithy

The Ultimate Shropshire Bolthole

The Ancient Smithy


The 16th century, one story, Grade II listed blacksmiths has been lovingly restored by local artisans, preserving is historic and rustic charm but re-imagined into luxurious lodgings. It offers open plan accommodation for two: Super king-size bed (or Twin beds), En suite shower room,  fully equipped kitchenette , TV, underfloor heating, comfortable sitting area with wood burning stove.  int3bath1Interior Smithykitchen1The Ancient Smithy is an excellent base for outdoor activities. The Shropshire Way passes close by and there are endless paths, trails and lanes. The hills, rolling farmland woods and river valleys of this special landscape are rich in wildlife and ingrained in heritage.

This is a living working place loved by locals and visitors.

2 Night Stay-£160 3 Night Stay -£200

Breakfast is not included but can be added for an extra £5.00 per person per day.

To book your stay phone The Bridges Pub: 01588 650260

More information on the area, walking, cycling, gliding and other activities:

Brow Farm Campsite

Just a short stroll from The Bridges is the Brow Farm Campsite, described as 12 acres of tranquility in the Shropshire Hills. More information can be found here


Just around the corner from the pub is the Bridges YHA An old village school in the Shropshire Hills, this hostel is perfect for walking holidays with the Shropshire Way passing close by, as well as paths leading to the Long Mynd and Stiperstones. Camping is available if you bring a tent. Ludlow, Much Wenlock and Bishop’s Castle are nearby. A great location for activity breaks or a gentler birdwatching holiday. Further Information