B and B Craven Arms Shropshire B and B near Stokesay Castle Bed and Breakfast Craven Arms

B&B Access Statement


Castle View is situated in a large garden by the A49,½ a mile from Craven Arms. The house was built in 1871 therefore there are some period features that may give rise to difficulty for people with limited mobility.

There are 3 guestrooms all on the first floor, a double ensuite, 1 twin with a private bathroom and 1 single with a private shower.

Our location is near Stokesay Castle, a footpath leads to Craven Arms where there is a pub, supermarket, bank, post office, cash machine, and some takeaway restaurants.

Pre arrival

We are located in the hamlet of Stokesay on the A49, 6 miles north of Ludlow. For details and maps of how to reach us please look at our website, or alternatively you can journey by car or public transport using www.transportdirect.info- simply put in your postcode and ours (SY7 9AL) to get directions.

Craven Arms railway station is one mile away from us. It is on the main to Manchester and Newport line, also the Heart of Wales line runs through Craven Arms. The 435 bus passes then door.

Car Parking

Ample parking at the back of the house on a gravel drive, the gravel drive leads to the front door which is a 18cm/7in step into vestibule which is a 13cm/5in step into hall.

Assistance can be given with luggage.

Bedrooms - Bathrooms and Shower Rooms

Our guest bedrooms are accessed by the main stairs with 18cm/7in rise steps; there are 13 steps in total. There is a hand rail on the left hand side. Our beds are normally made up with duvets and sheets, but blankets can be provided if preferred.

There is seating, bed side tables, bed side lamp, chest of drawers, and a wardrobe in each room. A Flatscreen Freeview digital TV is provided aswell as Hairdryers, alarm clocks also a wind up torch and dressing gowns. There are also some extra pillows and blankets.

Single bedroom

The Single Bedroom has a 4ft wide bed accessible from both sides it is 56cm/22in high, there is also a wash basin in the room.

Shower Room for this bedroom is immediately at the bottom of the stairs. The shower has a removable shower head. There is a 26cm/10in step into the shower tray. It has a glass door. The toilet is 41cm/16in high.

Twin Bedroom

Both beds are 56cm/22in high, the bathroom is opposite. There is a step outside of the bedroom which is 18cm/7in down and up. There is a large bathroom with a bath which is 53cm/21in high it has grab handles on both sides of the bath. The toilet is 41cm/16in high. There is a 38cm/15in high bidet and wash basin.

Double Room ensuite

There is a kingsize bed 5ft wide and 56cm/22in high, there are 2 shallow steps which are 9cm/3.5in to bathroom bath which is 51cm/21in in height, it has a movable shower head, there's a non-slip surface folding screen, a wash basin is also provided aswell as a toilet which is 53cm/21in high.

Public Areas

Hall stairs landing corridors are all well lit and fully carpeted except downstairs shower room which is tiled. The house is fully centrally heated, temperatures can be adjusted in each room to guests liking. There are radio linked smoke alarms in all bedrooms.

Dining Room

The breakfast room is situated off main hallway on the ground floor; it is a free level entry which is fully carpeted. Large window allows plenty of light. There is seating for 5 people at the oval table, with co-coordinating chairs. Two are carvers. There is a table with cereals, all drinks, fruit, compot jams, etc. are on the dining table. Assistance is always at hand.


For guests there are chairs and a wooden garden table, the garden is flat with lawns and borders and views of Norton & Stoke Wood.

Additional Information

There are 'in case of a fire' information posted on the back of all the bedroom doors.

An information folder is in each bedroom with local attractions and facilities.

We have a selection of local menus for guests' perusal.

We have storage facilities for cycles and walkers equipment, we also have drying facilities.

Special or irregular diets- happy to cater for but please let us know prior to arrival.

Medications and perishable foods can be refrigerated

If you need anything, please ask.

To make a booking or if you have any enquiries, please contact us.