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Hopton Castle Tower Keep, Hopton Castle

Hopton Castle Tower Keep, Hopton Castle, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 0QF View on map

A restored and repaired 14th century tower house of architectural and archaeological interest. In 1644 it was the scene of a civil war siege. Held by 31 Roundheads, only 3 of whom survived, it was eventually overcome by a much larger Royalist force armed with cannons.


Opening Arrangements

All year, 24 hours a day.


From Craven Arms on A49, B4368 and B4367 to Hopton Heath. Rail: Hopton Heath (on Heart of Wales line, 1¼ miles), Craven Arms (7 miles)

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes