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Bank House

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7 Nights See prices

  • £3200  to  £4200

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Short Breaks From

  • £550 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £750 p/night
    Peak season
    (4 night min)

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£1575 Fri, 24 May 2024
3 nights - Save £175 - Bank Holiday weekend in Bishop's Castle

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    5 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    4 (peak)
    2 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About Bank House

Bank House is in the Shropshire town of Bishop's Castle. The stylish Georgian townhouse is the ideal holiday rental where you, your family and your friends can stay in comfort. Five well-appointed bedrooms sleep up to 14 guests, and the house is within a short walk of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs like the 15th Century Three Tuns, which has the oldest licensed brewery in England. Bank House is perfect as a base from which to explore the Shropshire Hills and is also ideal if you need accommodation for your wedding party or want to host a special celebration for a milestone birthday or significant event.

Bishop's Castle is overflowing with a character that appeals in all seasons. Browse independent shops, check out the museum exhibits at the Town Hall and the House on Crutches, and build up a thirst following the 40 Lost Pubs of Bishop's Castle self-guided trail. There are monthly farmers and antique/collectable markets and a full calendar of fun celebrating food, music and the landscape, culminating in the annual Michaelmas Fair. The Shropshire Way long-distance footpath passes through Bishop's Castle, with the route to Clun also including Offa's Dyke Footpath. Other popular trails include Long Mynd, Stiperstones, Bury Ditches, and Mitchell's Fold, but with more than 50 hills and miles of gentle valley paths, you can plan the perfect walk or cycle for your ability and energy level.

You don't have to be wearing hiking boots to enjoy a holiday in Shropshire. Day trips can include visiting the Ironbridge UNESCO World Heritage Site, shopping or lunching in Ludlow or Shrewsbury, learning a new skill on a workshop at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, taking a ride on a steam train, or visiting historic sites like Powis Castle and Gardens or Stokesay Castle.

Bank House is available on either a B&B or a fully self-catering basis, with short breaks possible depending on availability.

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Owner details:

Gerry Barwell joined Independent Cottages in March 2021

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Eco / Green
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Location (Shropshire)

Accommodation Comprises:

Bank House is a period Georgian property with beautiful original features and furniture that suits the age of the building with modern updates like environmental heating. Accommodation is over two levels.


  • Huge entrance hall with a chandelier, antique furniture, a grand staircase leading to the upper level, and doors opening into the reception rooms.
  • Cocoon yourself in the relaxing surroundings of the sitting room. Features include original oak panelling, huge windows and comfortable seating.
  • Gorgeous dining room with a log burner in the fireplace and seating for 14 people. A large window overlooks the garden terrace where you can dine in fine weather.
  • Well-equipped kitchen suited for group self-catering with lots of space to store food and prepare meals whether you're cooking yourself or arrange for a caterer or private chef to take care of feeding everyone.
  • Utility room with laundry and cleaning facilities.


  • All bedrooms are on the first floor. They feature original oak flooring, sash windows, antique furniture, tea and coffee-making facilities, and comfortable beds with crisp, hotel-quality bed linen.
  • Caradoc is the most spacious of the five bedrooms. It can be set up with a superking (6ft-wide) bed or two full-sized single beds, and two extra single beds can be added to create a family/quad room. The ensuite has a freestanding rolltop bath, separate shower, WC and a handbasin. Towels, bathrobes and toiletries are supplied.
  • Hopton features originally panelling, south-facing views over the garden, superking/twin beds, and an ensuite with a shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • Rowton is at the front of the house overlooking the historic High Street towards the church and Bury Ditches. The bed can be a superking or twin single beds and an additional bed can be added if necessary. The ensuite has a shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • Lawley has two tall west-facing sash windows looking onto the High Street. It is large, with twin/superking bed and room to add two single beds to accommodate up to four people. A tiled ensuite has a shower, WC and a handbasin.
  • Stokesay benefits from an original fireplace, oak panelling, and a twin/superking bed with room to include a third single bed if required. It also has an ensuite with a shower, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The gardens at Bank House are an oasis of calm in the middle of a bustling town centre. They feature a deck with outdoor furniture and mature trees and planted borders. The house has off-street parking for three or four cars with free parking on the street outside the house.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen, bathrobes and bath towels are included. A welcome basket and toiletries are also included. Pets and smoking/vaping are not permitted.

Bank House Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 22nd Mar 2024 - Sat, 21st Dec 2024
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £1,100 - £1,200 | 3 nights: £1,650 - £1,750 | 4 nights: £2,200 - £2,300 | 5 nights: £2,750 - £2,850 | 6 nights: £3,200

7 Nights

2 Nights

Sun, 22nd Dec 2024 - Sat, 4th Jan 2025
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £2,250 | 4 nights: £3,000 | 5 nights: £3,750 | 6 nights: £4,200
Additional Notes: Four night minimum stay over Christmas - three night minimum stay over New Year.

7 Nights

3 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 14 in 5 bedrooms (1 Quad, 2 Triple/Family, 2 Superking/Twin)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Gerry Barwell
Member Since March 2021

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Last Minute Offers

Fri, 24 May 2024 for 3 nights, £1575
Save £175. Bank Holiday weekend in Bishop's Castle

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* Calendar last updated: 22nd May 2024

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