The Raven Hotel
Hotels in Much Wenlock, Shropshire
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This Shropshire hotel comprises ancient almshouses, historic granary barns and Much Wenlock’s original forge - creating a truly individual hotel where no two rooms are the same and centuries of history are steeped within the original beams and open fires.
Food is a particular passion and The Raven has 2 AA Rosettes with guests returning time and again to enjoy modern British cooking using superb local and seasonal ingredients at their very best.
Why not visit for a memorable lunch or dinner or stay over for a break and enjoy all that Much Wenlock has to offer, including the 12th Century Priory, the independent shops, historic streets and alleyways, the Olympian trail in addition to the stunning walks and beautiful countryside. Use us as a base to explore Shropshire with the World Heritage site of Ironbridge just 10 minutes away, Wroxeter Roman City, National Trust properties of Attingham and Dudmaston, market towns of Bridgnorth, Shrewsbury and Ludlow all within easy reach.
Visit our website for more information or call 01952 727251 to book your stay at The Raven Hotel in Much Wenlock, Shropshire.
"Just returned from a weekend break here, what a lovely place. Staff and food absolutely superb. Food so good we ate here the second night although had planned to eat elsewhere."
"My husband and I have just returned from a 2 night stay at The Raven hotel. I can absolutely recommend this place if you are after a nice peaceful break, set in the most beautiful surroundings. "
"We recently had a wonderful two night break at the Raven Hotel. We absolutely could not fault anything. The staff were warm and friendly. Our room was lovely. Everything was spotlessy clean. The food was top notch."
"Just had a weekend at The Raven Hotel, Much Wenlock and what a super time we had. We can completely recommend The Raven Hotel. The accommodation was so comfortable and cosy in our beamed room. "
"This hotel is a little gem. The standard of the accomodation is excellent, the room we had was bright and spacious with a very comfortable bed...We had the tasting menu on Saturday night and the quality of the food was exceptional. "
The Raven Hotel is delighted to offer a selection of activity short breaks and special offers created to help you rest and unwind.
The bedrooms at The Raven are situated in three distinctive areas of the hotel which largely determines their inherent character and style. Those within the original 17th century coaching inn are spacious and bright with large sash windows.
The Courtyard Rooms are situated in carefully renovated and converted medieval barns and most feature beautiful oak beams and trusses . This area includes the newly refurbished Coach House - this suite for two is high on style and boasts a contemporary wood burning stove in its double height seating area to guarantee the cosiest of stays.
The rooms situated in the town's original Victorian forge, a short stroll from the main hotel are predominantly larger airy rooms with several having decorative cast iron fireplaces on show.
All rooms feature en-suite bathrooms with complimentary Gilchrist and Soames toiletries, flat screen tv's, tea and coffee making facilities, and free wi-fi and are designed to give guests the ultimate in comfort, peace and tranquility.
Visit The Raven Hotel website to view pictures of all of the rooms on offer and call them on 01952 727251 to discuss your next short break in Shropshire.
Weddings and Special Occasions at The Raven Hotel, Much Wenlock
From a house party to a wedding party, reunions, christenings and gatherings, The Raven Hotel are often delighted to be selected as a venue to host such Special Occasions or Breaks.
Due to the smaller size of the hotel all events are bespoke for each party, whether it's dinner for 12, a buffet for up to a hundred guests or a reunion for 20, your special occasion can be designed with meals and itinerary to suit exactly what you have in mind. Food is at the heart of The Raven and the Head Chef is always delighted to design menus with you, to create a perfect, unique and memorable dining experience as part of any occasion.
With 20 bedrooms, a charming restaurant serving delicious food, open fires in Winter and a plant filled inner courtyard for al fresco dining in Summer; The Raven is the perfect intimate wedding venue or for a house party or reunion for up to 40 people. Historic Much Wenlock creates a stunning backdrop for wedding photographs and in ‘down time’ your guests can enjoy the history and eclectic collection of shops in Much Wenlock or there are a wealth of walks which can be accessed directly from the Hotel.
Whatever you have in mind, please contact The Raven Hotel in Much Wenlock to discuss your requirements and let them show you how they can make your occasion unique, thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable for you and your guests.
With the infectious enthusiasm of Head Chef Jason Hodnett it is no surprise that the team in the kitchen of The Raven Hotel are passionate about the delicious, innovative modern British dishes they create.
Shropshire provides an abundant larder with superb meats, cheeses, fruits and vegetables available right on the doorstep and menus change frequently in order to make the most of these local ingredients. All items from the cured and smoked meats and fish to the ice-creams and bread are made in The Raven's own kitchen.
To compliment the food The Raven also offers a comprehensive selection of fine wines supplied by Tanners of Shrewsbury alongside ales from award winning Woods Brewery in Craven Arms who produce their very own Raven Bitter.
Whether sampling fine dining in the restaurant or simpler dishes in the Brookes Bar you will enjoy a dining experience led by the quality of the food and drink coupled with friendly, courteous and attentive service.
The chefs do their utmost to accommodate any dietary requirements and with a little advance notice any particular requests can always be catered for.
Brookes Bar menu available Monday - Friday 12 - 2pm 6.30 – 9pm & Saturday 12 - 2pm
Traditional Sunday Lunch / Brookes Bar available Sunday 12 – 2pm 5.30 – 8.30pm
Raven Restaurant Menu available daily 6.30 – 9pm (8.30 on a Sunday)
Use the Google map below for directions to The Raven Hotel in Much Wenlock, Shropshire:
10 miles from Telford between Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth where the A4169 meets the A458. Proceed down Much Wenlock High St, turn right, hotel is 100 yards on right.