16th Century family run Inn, with 10 en-suite letting rooms, offering home cooked  food, fine ales, wine . The Inn has a car park, sun-deck and beer garden.

Dogs welcome by prior arrangement.

Free wi-fi throughout.

Situated in a part of the town that is quiet and yet within easy walking to the centre of the town.


  • Booking is advisable to avoid disappointment. Booking can be made via e-mail or telephone, credit card details will be required to secure reservation. Rates are room only, breakfast extra but optional. Directions are available on web page.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • Small tarmaced car park, access from car park to check-in, steep ramp at back door. Front entrance of Inn has 3 steps (no hand rail).
  • If arrival is before Inn opening hours doorbell can be rung by back door.
  • One car allowed per room.

Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area

  • Reception is located at rear of the bar.

Public Areas - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc

  • Once inside bar and toilets are on ground level.
  • Bar seating is a mixture of free standing and fixed benched seating.
  • All rooms are upstairs – none are on ground floor level or above the bar.

Public Areas - Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc

  • There is no guest lounge or residents bar.

Public WCs

  • Access to toilets is possible by wheelchairs but the actual cubicles are not large enough for wheelchairs.
  • One cubicle with hand rail located in the Ladies Toilet.

Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Bar area, Take Away & Cafe

  • Bar is all on ground level


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Treatment room/s

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Leisure Facilities

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Outdoor Facilities

  • Beer garden and Sun-deck areas please refer to grounds and garden section

Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting

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Clubs & Entertainment

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Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas

  • All 10 bedrooms are en-suite, 8 are in the main building - access via carpeted wide stair case with painted hand rail (approx 16 steps - approx measurements 28cm depth, 16 cms high).
  • 2 rooms are located via carpark - concreate staircase (approx 25 steps - approx measurements 24cm depth, 16cm high).
  • These 2 rooms have own entrance.
  • All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, colour television, alarm clock, hairdryer and free wifi - adjustable central heating all rooms.
  • 2 single rooms (located main building) with shower approx tray height 31cm. all other rooms have bath with over bath shower, (bath height approx 56 - 59cms). No grab rails on baths.
  • Breakfast extra charge - optional - english or continental breakfasts available, vegetarian option available.
  • Serving times - 7.30am - 9am (Monday - Friday)  9am - 10am (Saturday and Sunday)

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared]

  • Please refer to previous section (bedrooms and sleeping areas)

Self-Catering Kitchen

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Caravans, Holiday Homes & Twin Units

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Touring Facilities (Holiday Parks)

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Boats - Narrow Boat, Cruiser & Hotel Boat

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Attractions (Displays, exhibits, rides etc.)

  • Local attractions are listed on web site.
  • Local information is available in displays around Inn and Bedroom areas.
  • Information file is in all rooms.

Grounds and Gardens

  • Sundeck area overlooking garden and carpark - can be accessed from bedrooms in main building, or via metal staircase approx 25 steps - measurements approx 27cm depth 20cm high.
  • Beer garden (enclosed) is all on one level access via carpark.

Additional Information

  • Mobile phone reception generally good.
  • There is a fully compliant fire alarm system throughout the Inn.

Address:  Ye Olde Bucks Head Inn
53, Frankwell
United Kingdom

Telephone:  (0044) 01743 369392

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Grid reference:  SJ4864412957

Hours of operation:  Monday - Saturday - 11.30 am - 11.30pm
Sunday - 12 (Noon) - 10.30pm

Emergency number:  Inn (landline) - 01743 369392
Shrop Doc (24hour medical assistance line) - 08444068888
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital - 01743 261000
Copthorne Veterinary Practice - 01743 588061
Shrewsbury Pet Hospital - 01743 465554

Local carers:  Contact Shrop Doc on 08450202131

Local equipment hire companies:  Refer to local Yellow Pages

Local public transport numbers:  National rail enquiries - 0845 7484950
National Express coach enquiries - 0870 5808080

Local accessible taxi numbers:  Comet Cars - 01743 344444
Access Taxis - 01743 545454
Central Taxis - 01743 441144
Vincents Taxis - 01743 367777

Future Plans

  • Continuing with the redecorating of bar and b&b areas

Contact Telephone and Email Address

We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve if you have any comments please phone 01743369392 or email


Guest Comments

“Thank you for all your trouble & hospitality at our reunion. I have many happy memories to keep of an excellent day.”

Maureen Parks (3rd April 2009)


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