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.
The castle is permanently open throughout the year.
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)
- Wheelchair access: No
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes