We are a three-bedroom B&B based in 50 acres of private, secluded farmland in Edstaston, Wem, Shropshire. There is also a guest lounge, dining room and free Wi-Fi throughout the house. The house sits in 50 acres of fenced and gated grass land, with various animals including Shetland ponies, hens and farm cats. All of which is available for you to enjoy at your leisure. Don't forget to wear your wellies! This unique location offers a widespread choice of amenities varying from cycling, bird watching, walking, or if you just want to escape the city life and soak up the beautiful Shropshire countryside here in the private grounds of The Moorhead B&B. Therefore, we are ideally based for those visiting the area, whether it’s for work, rest or play. There are also many tourist attractions located in the Shropshire area.
Full English & Continental Breakfast is included in all room rates and is served 6am until 9.30am in the guests dining room. Special dietary requirements and allergies are also catered for. Takeaway breakfast can also be arranged for those who are departing early. And on cold mornings the roaring log fire will greet you. Where possible we serve fresh eggs from our hens.
Fibre broadband is available free of charge in all rooms and public areas.
50 acres of Countryside
We have a large garden and patio area with views over the Shropshire countryside. You can relax on a summers evening outside on one of our outdoor sofas and listen to the sounds of nature or stroll around the 50 acres of private and secluded farmland. Don't forget to bring some carrots for the ponies or Dreamies for the cats if you wish to feed the animals.
We are situated at the end of a long sweeping drive which is secured with electric gates. We have secure parking available for all modes of transport including HGVs, vans, tractors and motorcycles & bicycles can be parked and secured in our garage/carport.
*** We are biker friendly***
The Golf Barn
‘The Golf Barn’ is an indoor golf tuition facility which benefits from the latest in golf course simulation and launch monitor technology, all within the comfort and seclusion of ‘The Moorhead’ smallholding. B& B guests are entitled to discount on tuition & practice sessions.
Room Service Menu
A selection of Sandwiches, Chips and premium hot drinks are available from 12 noon until 8pm which can be served in your room, guest lounge or as a packed lunch.
THINGS TO DO AND SEE
Shrewsbury Prison Tour
Walk in the footsteps of prisoners who have been residents of the wings during the last 200 years. Discover what happens behind the high walls and locked doors. Experience the hidden world of capital punishment and see first hand where executions took place.
Jailhouse Tours at Shrewsbury Prison conducts guided tours run by ex-prison officers who once managed these prisons.
Alderford is a great place to meet whatever the season. The lake is surrounded by countryside with designated walks for visitors. We have a lakeside cafe and its in here we share our love for good homemade food.
We offer a range of experiences and training for people with an interest or passion for all Birds of Prey. Steve has been a Falconer for 30 years and has flown a variety of birds from the smallest to the largest. Lisa has been in education for over 20 years and a falconer for 10. The Centre is set in seven acres of countryside, we have an indoor flying area, so that you will enjoy your experience whatever the weather and a cafe area for drinks and snacks.
Adventure, explore, discover...theres a magical world to uncover. A historic woodland landscape with cliff, crags, networks of caves, rhododendron jungles, stunning views and a series of monuments awaits you.
Boat Tour of River Severn
The popular 45 minute daily boat trips run every day from 11-4pm on the hour. As Sabrina gently sails around the river Severn loop enjoy live commentary, table service and a fully stocked bar serving snacks and hot, cold and alcoholic drinks. Disabled access, onboard toilets and dogs welcome.
British Ironwork Centre
The Centre is dedicated to celebrating the diversity of arts in metal. You will encounter antelope, flocks of flamingoes and giraffes - the largest metal safari in the UK. Home to the 'Knife Angel' and 'Spoon Gorilla'.
“We cannot thank the both of you enough for our wonderful stay. Your hospitality was second to none. The peace and tranquility of the location was perfect. The room was spotless and the view can only be described as picturesque. Thank you once again for being wonderful hosts.