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The Poppy House

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stayed here for one night. Made very welcomed by Clive who was very informative of the room facilities. The B&B is very central to active pities in the area and is surrounded by greats views/country side. A couple of Micro Breweries are sited in the town also.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Friendly owners, nice room, good breakfast. Had a very relaxed stay which was just what I needed! Close to the centre of BC which is one of my favourite places to spend a weekend. Thanks very much!

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1Thank edwardbeaum0nt
Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Booked The Poppy House as we had a party to go to in Bishop's Castle. Greeted by lovely friendly people and the rooms were immaculate. Its a quirky, quaint ,old and characteristic place to stay . A party of four , the men had full English and I had smoked salmon and scrambled eggs . Everything was piping hot and...

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1Thank Sue B
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The breakfast alone is worth the stay! But yes, it also has lovely rooms, and a great homely feel. I noticed feather bedding and asked if there was any chance of something different due to my allergies and the lady was more than helpful. Changing the entire bedding. Super little place, superb price, we will be back!

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Devon
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This guest house suited me perfectly for my one night stay. Large room with heritage features and ample facilities. The bathroom had a powerful shower which uniquely had an ancient wooden beam running a couple of inches above your head! Helpful to have a fridge (with honesty bar included). The neighbouring Town Hall clock tower chimes the quarter hour, but...

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1Thank DevonNessie
Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We stayed on a mid-week 3 nights for 2 deal for the second time, mainly due to its excellent location for walking in this part of South Shropshire. Value for money was excellent. The b&b and café is well run by friendly hosts Clive, Julie and Lynn. This historic building has a lot of character and is well located in...

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1Thank John P
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Having had several meals at Poppy's I can honestly say that the food was superb and the service beyond superb what a lovely host in a very interesting building. their coffee was very good but unless you are really hungry don't go for the large omelet as it will definitely beet you.

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1Thank Melvin B
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and a friend recently stayed at this bed and breakfast for a walking holiday. The rooms were large and comfortable. There were tea and coffee making facilities and a thoughtful addition was a mini bar in the room that you could purchase drinks from if required. Breakfast was served downstairs in the cafe with good food and a...

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1Thank Lynn D
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Parts of the building are 800 years old, built on the foundations of the old castle. The room was well presented and clean, the bathroom was more than acceptable. You have to accept this is an old building on several slightly different levels and uneven floors which could present a problem to a person with mobility issues there are also...

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Kenilworth
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We stayed for two nights and had a great time. The room and the service was of very high quality and couldn't be faulted. The staff are very friendly. The place is much better than their website suggests. -the decor and furnishings have been changed and upgraded since the photos were taken. The building is very old and characterful with...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

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Address: 20 Market Square | Bishop's Castle, Bishops Castle SY9 5BN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Bishops Castle
Number of rooms: 2
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“Quirky rooms. The chimes of the nearby clock tower were hardly heard. The breakfast was excellent with a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles pjbeauchamp1952, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had the room at the back so the bells were not an issue, it could be an issue at the front, but earplugs are supplied.”
 of 5 bubbles loquitaw, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 1, on two levels, very spacious with Double and twin bed”
 of 5 bubbles DevonNessie, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Those with restricted mobility may have difficulties - check room details”
 of 5 bubbles JohnP909, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were very similar”
 of 5 bubbles Penpens46, 4 May 2015 | Read review
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