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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Minicom:  n/a



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

Thankyou for a great weekend from all my party!

peter curlett 17th may 2010


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