The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury

In the heart of Shrewsbury

When it comes to Shropshire hotels you cannot beat The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury. This Grade I listed, 16th century, former coaching inn is located in the heart of Shrewsbury, perfectly situated to explore the charming local area. All 59 bedrooms each have their own unique character boasting original features and supreme comfort. The Hayward Restaurant, open for dinner and lunch, offers a quintessentially British menu using local suppliers. One of Shrewsbury’s best afternoon tea spots, The Oak Bar, offers a more informal all-day dining option open for tea, coffee, homemade cakes. The Lion Hotel has a fine history of holding events for the local nobility and gentry including Charles Dickens, Darwin, Paganini and King William IV. Today the fine banqueting suites are used for events and weddings in Shrewsbury for up to 200 guests.

Contact details

The Lion Hotel, Wyle Cop

01743 353107


Hotel website

Facilities and amenities

City center location


Full breakfast

Full service restaurant

Room service

Bar onsite


59 Bedrooms

9 Twin rooms

Twin rooms available

Premium rooms available

Family rooms available

Connecting rooms available

Meeting & event space

This hotel has 3 meeting rooms with the following capacities:

Hotel location

Getting here

Shrewsbury Train Station 3.9 miles

Birmingham Airport 46 miles

M54 J7 15.1 miles