Fitz Manor, Bomere Heath
Shrewsbury Shropshire. SY4 3AS
A historic Grade II*, half timbered manor house dating from 1450 set deep in rural Shropshire countryside, not too far from the medieval town of Shrewsbury.
Although it is thought that the first building was a Saxon Hall, the manor, which views out over the River Severn, was constructed about 1450. The property had its own church and was once owned by the bishop of Shrewsbury. The Baly family acquired ownership of the manor in the 20th century, and they have continued to own and operate it as a bed and breakfast ever since.
It’s said that the manor is haunted. The figure of a woman in the red room and graveyard, as well as the spirit of a heavy tobacco user who was allegedly crucified in the dining room, have all been reported sightings.
Most Haunted has conducted an investigation into the manor.
Color names are used to identify the rooms, such as “Red Bedroom” and “Orange Bedroom.”
There are reports of at least two ghosts in our home and strange occurrences. A playful poltergeist walks the landings at night and a Victorian lady floats around the guest rooms ! There are believed to be two ancient tunnels running from the house to the adjacent church and to a neighbouring estate of a similar vintage.
The site of the house is fortified and was once attacked by Owen Glendower, who was sent packing!
Setting aside the paranormal, the owners pride themselves on the lovely atmosphere of their old home and usually dine with guests in the candle-lit dining room. We also offer deals for extended stays.
Also on offer: Fishing, outdoor swimming pool, croquet, pool room and woodland walks by the River Severn.