Fishmore Hall

Hotels in Ludlow, Shropshire

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The Hotel

Fishmore Hall is a privately-owned boutique Shropshire country house hotel overlooking the charming town of Ludlow, and with unrivalled views over stunning Shropshire countryside.

  • Huge Hypnos beds in every room with crisp white linens.
  • Bathrooms individually designed with either walk in shower rooms or double ended tubs.
  • Fluffy white towels and dressing gowns with matching slippers in every room.
  • Superb dining experience with menus created by David Jaram.
  • Views over Clee Hill and the town of Ludlow from the restaurant and most of the bedrooms.
  • Awarded 3 rosettes and 3 red stars in September 2011

Each of Fishmore Hall Hotel's bedrooms have been individually styled to make it as comfortable and luxurious as possible. Light and spacious, most have views through huge sash windows across Ludlow and Shropshire's rolling countryside. Beds are wide, with crisp linen sheets to slip into, and you can even choose your favourite pillow from our pillow menu so you are guaranteed a great night’s sleep.

Bathrooms at Fishmore Hall Hotel Ludlow have huge walk-in showers, double-ended baths, wetrooms and waterfall shower heads, delicious Molton Brown toiletries and the thickest, fluffiest bathrobes and slippers to relax in.

And we haven't forgotten the little touches: flat screen TVs with Freeview, free Wi-Fi and wired broadband and proper coffee and teas from Cafe du Monde and Ronnefeldt and homemade biscuits from our chef.

Your room at Fishmore Hall Hotel Ludlow now features a mini bar full of local goodies for you to enjoy including Bredon Hill Elderflower Pressé, Ludlow Vineyard's white wine and cider, Glennan's crisps and a variety of delicious nibbles from the Ludlow Fruit and Nut Company.

Fishmore Hall Hotel has a lift to both floors and our ground floor suite is specially designed to suit less able guests with wide doorways and spacious shower room.

Fishmore Hall has just opened their new rural spa, nestled in the gardens of the hotel and overlooking the rolling Shropshire countryside and the Clee Hills.  The spa offers guests the highest standard of spa and wellbeing treatments by ELEMIS, along with a place to rebalance and refresh both body and mind.

The spa boasts four treatment rooms, which combine to create two couples rooms, a steam room and sauna, as well as an outdoor Cedar wellness pool and oversized hammock on the decking, both overlooking the fields and the Shropshire Hills. There is ample relaxation space and the outdoor bucket and monsoon drench shower provides a refreshing and revitalising experience.

Fishmore Hall has been awarded 3 red star status by the AA. Red Star – as opposed to black star – hotels represent the most outstanding examples in each star category and signify the best in the British Isles.

Chef ANDREW BIRCH at Fishmore Hall, Ludlow answers a few top questions...

Q. Favourite ingredient (and why)?

A. British asparagus and hand dived Scottish scallop, I think these two ingredients shine through as being two of the best of our British produce and I have great pleasure in preparing the first batch of new season asparagus and also opening the shell on a fresh hand dived scallop; I think both these items shout out the best of British produce.

Q. Favourite meal at home?

A. I love to cook a nice Sunday roast at home with my wife.

Q. If you weren’t a chef, what would you be?

A. I think I would have joined the military.

Q. Favourite chefs?

A. There are some amazing chefs in Britain such as Gareth Ward at Ynyshir Hall, Mathew Thomkinson and The Montague Arms and so on the list is endless.

Q. Best meal you’ve ever had?

A. I had a 22 course tasting menu at Ynyshir Hall in Wales by Gareth Ward it was very special.

Q. Favourite cook book?

A. Marco Pierre White autobiography.

Q. Favourite wine?

A. Not a huge wine drinker I'm a Hendrick's and tonic person and I like a few dessert wines, such as Sauternes.

Testimonials

Short Breaks

At Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow we have several special offers and short break packages to choose from. See our special offers by clicking on the 'View Special Offers' button above or visiting our website.

Extend the weekend for a third of the price at Fishmore Hall

For those of you who normally dread Monday mornings, extend the weekend for just £50 extra at the boutique country house hotel, Fishmore Hall, Shropshire. Enjoy a relaxing stay on a Sunday or Monday night for the special price of just £149 per room, with a two course dinner from the brasserie menu, a bottle of house wine and a delicious full Shropshire breakfast. Extend your stay for another night for only £50 including bed and breakfast; available every Sunday and Monday until the 30th June.

Fishmore Hall is a former Georgian mansion, transformed into a contemporary boutique hotel and situated in Ludlow, one of the most quintessentially British market towns. With 15 contemporary bedrooms, individually designed bathrooms and stunning countryside views, relaxation is the priority at Fishmore Hall, ensuring that you can truly switch off and enjoy the blissful surroundings.

Located in the ‘gastronomic capital of the Midlands’, it is unsurprising that food is at the forefront at Fishmore Hall. Runners up in the Observer Sunday Lunch Awards guests return time and time again to taste what makes their traditional roast so great.

If you’re looking for something a little lighter, guests can choose from a range of afternoon tea options, where you can expect a selection of homemade cakes, finger sandwiches and indulgent scones with clotted cream and homemade jam, all accompanied by a selection of fine teas or perhaps a glass of fizz!

For those looking to make the most of their long weekend, the vibrant market town of Ludlow is just a 10 minute stroll from the hotel, where there are a host of independent delis, arts and crafts stores, and an award-winning market. You can walk by the picturesque River Teme, visit the impressive ruins of Ludlow Castle, or explore the extensive walking trails on offer throughout the Rolling Shropshire Hills.

This fantastic offer means that guests can beat the Monday blues, experience this picturesque countryside getaway and enjoy unbeatable hospitality for a second night for just a third of the price.

Extended Stay Rates: 

Stay with us for between 4 and 6 nights and enjoy a 33% discount on each night of your stay.  Applicable to our bed and breakfast tariff.

Stay with us for between 7 and 14 days and we'll discount your stay by 50%. Applicable to our bed and breakfast tariff.


Exclusive Use Rates: 

Take the entire hotel for between 4 and 7 days from as little as £100 per person per night including 3-course dinner each evening.

Exclusive Use Rates vary depending on the day of the week. Rates start at £3,850 per night for all 15 bedrooms on a bed and breakfast basis, with dinner bed and breakfast from £5,245 per night.

Fully-inclusive Exclusive Use Rates (including dinner, bed and breakfast, wine, Champagne, and bar snacks) from £7,685 per night (£256 per person per night).

Exclusive Use is based on 30 guests with two people sharing a twin or double room.

We also have a few packages specifically for foodie lovers!

Gourmet Package

Fishmore Hall has a superb reputation for its food. Our two-night package includes: chocolate-covered strawberries in your room on arrival, followed by our famous 6-course Taste of the Marches tasting menu, with matching tasting wines with each course. Discover the foodie delights on Ludlow, then return for full Fishmore afternoon tea, followed by dinner from our à la carte menu.  Excludes Sunday nights except for Bank Holiday weekends where this break is unavailable on a Bank Holiday Monday night.

Two night stay:
Standard room: £550 per stay
Superior room: £600 per stay
Executive room: £650 per stay
Luxury room: £700 per stay

Subject to availability and including full English breakfast.

Short Cooking Demo with Chef

We have put together a short kitchen "shift" with David where you can get a few hints and tips to help you with your own home cooking.  Spend two hours with David putting together the "finishing" touches to your favourite dish, learn how to make your own petit fours, perfect the crust on your bread or sear those scallops to perfection .  For the more adventurous, perhaps you will want to spend the time doing a little in-house butchery?  David will sit and discuss your preferences and your dislikes before the demonstration then take you into the hotel kitchen to share his favourite tips.

£75 includes 2 hours for 2 people with David and all ingredients.

Shop and Cook with Chef

Dates: Any – subject to availability.  Excludes Sunday nights except for Bank Holiday weekends where this break is unavailable on a Bank Holiday Monday night.

Length of stay: 1 night
2 to 12 people
Accommodation: based on two people sharing a double or twin room
Rate: £199 per person

Itinerary:  

10am to 12pm - Shopping with chef  - a tour of the local cheese shop, Ludlow Food Centre and a few other of our local suppliers’ stores.12pm to 1pm - Explore Ludlow – try out the local beer in the Church Inn or wander around the delis and independently run shops
1pm - Return for light lunch at the hotel
2pm to 5pm - Cooking with the chef . For the brave, some plucking outdoors, butchery, bake some cheese crackers, prepare some canapés and use the other ingredients purchased through the morning to create  your evening meal
Champagne and Canapés
Three-course dinner
(Supplement of £39.50 per person taking the 6 course tasting menu with matching wines)
Overnight accommodation and breakfast

Call Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow on 01584 875148 to book your special short break package now.

Weddings

Hold your Shropshire wedding at Fishmore Hall Hotel Ludlow:
  • Naturally lit event suite overlooking Shropshire countryside, which seats 130 with lawn for large marquee
  • Civil wedding licence and link with stunning Ludlow Castle for wedding ceremonies
  • Bespoke weddings or tailored all-inclusive packages
  • Tranquil rural location with 15 luxurious bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Exclusive use option for weddings available
  • The kitchen at Fishmore is in the very capable hands of Head Chef David Jaram
  • New onsite Treatment Cabin for massages, wraps, facials, hair and beauty

The perfect setting for your Shropshire wedding: Fishmore Hall Hotel is a handsome Georgian house licensed for civil ceremonies both inside and outdoors, romantic views over fields and hills, a light, airy restaurant for smaller weddings and space in the gardens for a substantial marquee.

Fishmore Hall Hotel promises you a wedding day to treasure forever, and a glorious background for your wedding photographs. Talk to our personal wedding coordinator about your plans and we’ll be with you from our first meeting until you disappear off on your honeymoon - unless you choose to honeymoon in Shropshire of course! We'd be delighted to help you put together a wedding package that suits your budget and tailor-make your day with you.

Fishmore Hall is also available for exclusive use weddings – take all 15 bedrooms for up to 30 guests and have a wedding house party. Visit our website for hen andf stag packages too. 

If you are planning your Shropshire wedding, please call us for more information or to arrange a visit, on 01584 875148.

Dining

Forelles Restaurant at Fishmore Hall Hotel in Ludlow, named after Forelle pear trees planted in the garden, has been awarded 3 AA rosettes for its food.
  • Some of the finest dining in Ludlow, Fishmore Hall prides in our range of seasonal dishes - from traditional Shropshire breakfasts to a superb Shropshire Tasting menu 
  • The very best local ingredients from producers all over the Shropshire Marches
  • Private dining available
  • We can cater for private parties up to 80 guests
  • Extensive wine list to complement our menu

There can’t be many views to rival the one from the restaurant at Fishmore Hall in Ludlow. Through large windows in the orangery, or from the terrace on warm days, you can look out over green fields towards Clee Hill and the Shropshire countryside. 

This is the domain of Head Chef Andrew Birch, whose enthusiasm and originality shine through in a menu that features the very best local ingredients from producers from all over Shropshire.

As well as the fine dining experience in the main restaurant Forelles, Fishmore Hall also has a brasserie style menu available for more informal dining.

Contact Fishmore Hall and dine at Forelles Restaurant during your next stay in Ludlow, Shropshire.

Conferences

If you are looking for a little extra luxury during your working week, Fishmore Hall is the perfect environment for a successful meeting or conference. Ideally located in peaceful countryside, yet close to the A49 and the town of Ludlow.
  • Wifi access and wired broadband throughout the hotel 
  • Full business service can be provided including comfortable lounge/meeting room and AV facilities
  • Bespoke itineraries or tailored all inclusive packages
  • Option for fine dining in Forelles Restaurant or for a more informal brasserie meal in the bar - choose to indulge or keep it simple during your stay
  • Dedicated team building packages available both on and off site - ask us about country pursuits and team building events to include in your conference schedule
  • Tranquil rural location with 15 luxurious bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Exclusive use option for meetings available
  • Naturally-lit meeting space, spacious restaurant and friendly impeccable service

8 hour rate (including, tea, coffee and biscuits): £45 inc VAT
24 hour rate (including all meals and refreshments and accommodation): £165 inc VAT
36 hour rate (including all meals and refreshments and accommodation): £210 inc VAT

Team Building Day

Get the best out of your team, and have fun on the way! Arrive at the hotel for bacon or sausage sandwiches before your morning meeting then, after a two-course buffet lunch, transfer to the Old Vicarage Adventure Centre for an afternoon of orienteering, aerial runway, gladiator joust and slippery pole – all great activities for groups! Return to the hotel for a Champagne and canapé reception before a three-course private dinner.
Minimum numbers: 15 (all rooms single occupancy)
Maximum numbers: 30 (all rooms twinned) Off-site accommodation also available for larger groups.
Single occupancy = £184 inc VAT per person
Double occupancy = £139 inc VAT per person

Please also ask us about having your day photographed and published in a very high quality book as a special momento.

Team Building (on site)
We are very happy to provide you with a day of events here at Fishmore:
Climbing tower, gladiator joust and archery
Minimum numbers: 30, £56 inc VAT per person
 
Outdoor laser tag, gladiator joust and archery
Minimum numbers: 30, £51 inc VAT per person
 
(All activities, £74 inc Vat per person)

Contact Fishmore Hall in Ludlow for your next conference or corporate event in Shropshire.

Special Offers

Weekend Special Offer

Stay on a Sunday or Monday night from just £149, including a two course brasserie dinner, a bottle of house wine, and a full Shropshire breakfast. Add an extra night for just £50 including bed and breakfast.

Please contact us for more information. 

 

Indulgent Spa Break 

One nights accommodation, full English breakfast, 3 course dinner, glass of Prosecco pp, full afternoon tea.

Choice of 1 x 55 minute treatment pp from full brochure (excludes Biotec)

20% off any further treatments

Full use of the spa facilities

Valid Tuesday - Saturday November to 30 June 2017

Tues, Wed, Thurs 175pp

Friday £195pp

Saturday £213.50 pp

Single Supp £55

Afternoon Tea served in the Spa between 3pm and 5pm

Dinner in Forelles (Fine Dining Restaurant)

 

1 Night Spa Break

Available Sunday or Monday night

Enjoy 2 x 30 minute Treatments,

Full English Breakfast

Luxury - £300.00 /Executive - £275.00

Superior - £250.00 /Standard - £225.00

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Location

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Directions

From Shrewsbury: From the A49 take the Bromfield Road into Ludlow. Continue towards the town centre until you reach a left hand turn signposted for Kidderminster and the A4117. Take that turning and at the mini roundabout turn left onto Fishmore Road. Continue along for half a mile and the hotel is on the right. From Leominster: On the A49 drive straight across 2 roundabouts. 1 mile after the second roundabout, take the right hand turn signposted Ludlow B4361. Continue towards the town centre until you reach a left hand turn signposted for Kidderminster and the A4117. Take that turning and at the mini roundabout turn left onto Fishmore Road. Continue along for half a mile and the hotel is on the right.

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