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46 luxury cottages and self catering accommodation in Shropshire, West England. A range of superb quality cottages across Shropshire.

 
 
 
 
 

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St Vincent in Church Stretton, Shropshire, West England

St Vincent, Church Stretton, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £354 to £ 661

Self catering accommodation in Church Stretton sleeps 6.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: This barn conversion is located on a small arable farm within one of the most rural parts of England, the South Shropshire Hills. The scenery is simply breathtaking with rolling hills, green fields, woods and castles all forming part of this landscape. The cottage has been lovingly furnished to preserve the original character of the building yet provide everything needed for a relaxing holiday. Perfect for adult groups of families or couples looking to escape to the country. Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles.

Beamed living room with wood-burning stove and tiled floor. Well-equipped kitchen/dining room with five steps, breakfast area and tiled floor. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Two twin bedrooms, one with sleigh beds (for +2 children). Shower room with toilet. All bathrooms with slate surfaces. First floor rooms with sloping ceilings. Low beams throughout.




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Stoke Court Farm Barn in Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, West England

Stoke Court Farm Barn, Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 14
Weekly prices from £868 to £ 2294

Self catering accommodation in Stoke St Milborough sleeps 14.

Features include: Wheelchair Accessible • Internet Access • Fishing near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 14

Accommodation overview: Set on a working farm, this detached stone barn is located just 6 miles from historic Ludlow and lies on the edge of the village of Stoke St Milborough, which nestles between the Clee Hill and the Brown Clee Hills in south Shropshire, in an AONB. Stoke Court farm Barn is decorated and furnished to a high standard, whilst retaining many original features including beams and stable walls. It offers beautiful family accommodation with additional faciities for disabled guests, and makes an excellent holiday base for exploring the local area.
The 200-acre farm is a working beef and sheep farm, and within the grounds of the holiday barn is a newly discovered 17th-century formal garden with its prospect viewing mound. There is also a Sensory Garden to stimulate sound, sight, touch and smell. The latter has been developed in association with DEFRA.
Nearby, historic Ludlow provides a wealth of interest for any visitor. John Betjeman described it as ‘the loveliest town in England’. Country Life also paid tribute, calling it ‘the most vibrant small town in the country’. It has lively markets, food fairs and speciality shops. There are many Michelin restaurants and Ludlow has rightly become known as the gastronomic capital of Shropshire. The Ludlow Marches Food and Drink Festival is held every September. The town boasts over 500 listed buildings, mostly Georgian or half-timbered houses as well as a castle, once the home of kings, now a centre for festivals, events and open-air theatre performances.
An unusual day out can be enjoyed at the Secret Hills Discovery Centre, which traces the geological history of the Shropshire Hills, and is housed in an unusual turf-roofed building designed to echo the hill forts found in the surrounding countryside. A simulated hot air balloon flight over the Wrekin in the north to the Stiperstones in the south forms the central attraction of the Centre. A good day out can also be had at the Acton Scott working farm and musuem. Leominster, Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth, Ironbridge and mid-Wales are all within easy driving distance. Fishing, walking, horse riding are all available and Ludlow golf course incorporates the Ludlow National Hunt Racecourse. Shop 6 miles.

Living/dining room with gas ‘wood burner’. Beamed, well-equipped modern kitchen. Ground floor double bedroom with electrically-operated bed, and immediately adjacent, wet room with toilet (facilities for the disabled). Wheelchair access from bedroom to garden. Family bedroom with double bed, two additional single beds (each for +1) and en-suite shower room with toilet. First floor: Two beamed double bedrooms, one with 6ft 6in bed, sloping ceiling and en-suite shower room. Twin bedroom. Large bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.




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Old Hall Barn in Kenley, Shropshire, West England

Old Hall Barn, Kenley, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £299 to £ 537

Self catering accommodation in Kenley sleeps 2.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: This former barn, now Grade II listed, dates back hundreds of years and has been sympathetically converted to provide high class accommodation with modern conveniences, tasteful interior and a good sense of space throughout. The holiday property is one of a pair, situated midway between Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth and just a short distance from the popular town of Much Wenlock. The Wenlock Edge, ever popular with walkers, can be seen across the open countryside that stretches out in front of the property, making it ideal for nature lovers and ornithologists. Shopping is a joy in Shropshire with its medieval towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow, and the cuisine is superb. Stabling and grazing is available. Shops 5 miles, pub 2½ miles.

Spacious living room. Spacious kitchen/dining room. First floor: Double bedroom with 6ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet.




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The Old Chapel in Clee Stanton, Shropshire, West England

The Old Chapel, Clee Stanton, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £353 to £ 661

Self catering accommodation in Clee Stanton sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Golf near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Situated down a quiet lane, this former old chapel has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners to provide comfortable accommodation close to one of Shropshire’s most popular towns – picturesque, medieval Ludlow. Single-storeyed, it boasts a cosy and welcoming wood-burning stove, and pleasant secluded garden outside where barbecues can be enjoyed. Taking a break from culinary chores, Ludlow offers some of Britain’s finest restaurants to tempt the diner and variety of festivals hosted by the town provides good entertainment. Golf, horse riding, fishing, bird-watching locally, together with some of the best and most varied walking in England. Shops 3 miles.

Living room with wood-burning stove. Fitted kitchen/dining room. One double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.




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Broome Farm Cottages - Bequia in Broome Chatwall, Shropshire, West England

Broome Farm Cottages - Bequia, Broome Chatwall, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £354 to £ 661

Self catering accommodation in Broome Chatwall sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

Broome Farm, once a small arable farm, nestles in the heart of the Shropshire Hills in an AONB. St Vincent, a former granary and Bequia, a former carthouse have been sympathetically restored and carefully furnished to preserve the character of the original buildings. Both take in the breathtaking views over the South Shropshire hills and valleys. Situated 8 miles form Much Wenlock, 7 miles from Church Stretton, also known as ‘Little Switzerland’ and 12 miles from Shrewsbury. Ludlow and Ironbridge are also within a half hour drive. Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles.

Living room with wood-burning stove. Dining room. Kitchen. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Two single bedrooms. Bathroom with shower attachment, toilet and sloping ceiling. Shower room with toilet and sloping ceiling.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail at cost
  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot and h/chair on request
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • M/wave
  • Washer/dryer
  • D/washer
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Decked patio with furniture
  • BBQ
  • Welcome pack
  • Pet free of charge
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Pond in owner’s fenced garden



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One Piccadilly in Trefonen, Shropshire, West England

One Piccadilly, Trefonen, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £392 to £ 731

Self catering accommodation in Trefonen sleeps 6.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: A beautiful, detached holiday property in an elevated setting overlooking the countryside, occupying a quiet position within the peaceful village of Trefonen. This stone-built cottage, featuring a welcoming wood-burning stove and an enclosed garden, provides ideal accommodation for families. The village is on the Offa’s Dyke trail and is a mere 3 miles from the market town of Oswestry. Mid and North Wales, Shropshire and Cheshire are easily accessible. Shop and pub 500 yards.

Living room with wood-burning stove and wooden floor. Spacious kitchen/dining room. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed; one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet.




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Walkmill Holiday Cottages - Walkmill House in Bishops Castle, Shropshire, West England

Walkmill Holiday Cottages - Walkmill House, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £392 to £ 731

Self catering accommodation in Bishops Castle sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Golf near by • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property •

Accommodation overview: Winners of 2010/2011 tourist board Gold Awards, these two delightful, detached holiday cottages are tucked away in the heart of the rolling Shropshire countryside near the village of Wentnor, with the East Onny river running through the garden. Each has its own garden and guests are welcome to enjoy the shared grounds with orchards. There is a network of paths in the area for walkers and cyclists and the Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley are close by. Bishop’s Castle with its ‘House on Crutches’ and other historic buildings tumbling down the main street is well worth exploring and the Acton Scott Working Farm is also within easy reach. Golf in Church Stretton. Shop and pub ¼ mile.




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Wagtails in Bishops Castle, Shropshire, West England

Wagtails, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 3
Weekly prices from £257 to £ 570

Self catering accommodation in Bishops Castle sleeps 3.

Features include: • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 3

Accommodation overview: A holiday location with a difference! This comfortably furnished former granary, with its own terrace and gardens, is a naturalists’ paradise. It stands in the grounds of the Conservation Centre for Wolf Watch UK, surrounded by 70 acres of owned woodland overlooking 16 acres of red deer park in lush valley and forest, with an abundance of wildlife, including badgers and many species of birds. The rescued wolves, seen in the BBC’s Wildlife on One programme, can also be seen in their enclosures. The cottage stands in a courtyard across from the owner’s home, and close to Offa’s Dyke ½ mile. Bishop’s Castle, with pubs, restaurants, shops and swimming pool, 5 miles.

Entrance hall leading to two pretty beamed bedrooms; one double and one single. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Beamed and carpeted open-plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove and compact kitchen area.




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The Knowle in Knowle Sands, Shropshire, West England

The Knowle, Knowle Sands, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 16
Weekly prices from £1222 to £ 3060

Self catering accommodation in Knowle Sands sleeps 16.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 16

Accommodation overview: The Knowle is a large, Grade II listed, part-Georgian, part-Victorian house adjoining another property. Enoying a prominent position within a mile of Bridgnorth, it is located in the heart of the Shropshire countryside overlooking the River Severn. The spacious gardens of approximately 3/4 of an acre feature a large barbecue area, plus a climbing frame and a swing for children. Internally, this holiday property boasts good-sized rooms ideal for family or group get-togethers, a snooker/billiard room and wi-fi. There is easy access to the town and the River Severn, and it is just a 2-minute walk to the local pub and restaurant. Local attractions include the Cliff Railway, the Severn Valley Railway and Visitor Centre, Ironbridge Gorge and Blists Hill Victorian Town museums. Walking, cycling, golf, fishing and horse riding nearby. Shop 11/2 miles, pub 200 yards.

Large living room. Dining room. Kitchen with breakfast area. Games room with TV. Utility. Two separate toilets. First floor: Sitting room. Double bedroom with 6ft bed, en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Two double bedrooms each with TV; one with additional bunk bed (for +2). Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Second floor: Double bedroom leading to twin bedroom (for +2). Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet.




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Drury Lane Barn in Whitchurch, Shropshire, West England

Drury Lane Barn, Whitchurch, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 12
Weekly prices from £1434 to £ 3607

Self catering accommodation in Whitchurch sleeps 12.

Features include: • Internet Access • Swimming Pool • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 12

Accommodation overview: Drury Lane Barn is a fine example of a detached, traditional barn that has been sympathetically converted by its present owners to a high specification, with modern conveniences added for ease of use - visitors can also enjoy sole use of an indoor heated swimming pool and tennis court during their stay. Set in a slightly elevated position away from main roads, and on the owners’ estate, there are far reaching views across open countryside and meadows - making this a truly peaceful setting. Drury Lane Barn is situated less than 5 miles from Whitchurch - a compact Shropshire town just inside Shropshire’s border with Wales. It is a town steeped in history with an array of beautiful buildings that house shops, pubs and some very notable restaurants. Built in Queen Anne style, the distinctive St Alkmund’s Church dominates the town, and the courtyard off the Bullring survives as the last remaining of several which existed until the 1950s. Close by are the villages of Hanmer and Malpas, with the City of Chester, Shrewsbury, and Llangollen with its river, canal, mountains and wonderful views of the Welsh countryside, all within easy access.
The barn’s central position on the Welsh, Shropshire and Cheshire borders makes it a perfect holiday base for exploring the sights of the three counties. There are a number of National Trust properties within an hour’s drive, and golf, fishing and horse riding are all available locally. Shop 1 mile.

Living room with wood-burning stove. Dining room. Well-equipped kitchen. Utility. Double bedroom and twin bedroom with shared en-suite shower room and toilet. Further twin bedroom. Shower room and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom and twin bedroom with shared access to en-suite shower room and toilet. Further twin bedroom. Bathroom and toilet.




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The Acton Scott Estate - Henley Farmhouse in Acton Scott, Shropshire, West England

The Acton Scott Estate - Henley Farmhouse, Acton Scott, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 20
Weekly prices from £2096 to £ 4890

Self catering accommodation in Acton Scott sleeps 20.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Close to the Sea • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks •

Accommodation overview:

The flexible accommodation at Acton Scott can be taken together by larger parties so that 36 people can stay for family gatherings and weddings etc. Thirty minutes’ drive to the north, near Shrewsbury, is Cronkhill Farmhouse, sleeping 14, which is also managed by the Acton Scott estate. See property ref RN5.

This large and finely restored period property is situated within extensive and picturesque parkland and provides every modern day comfort and style.

Dating back to the 16th century, Henley Farmhouse occupies an idyllic position affording uninterrupted views from south-facing lawns and patios, towards Wenlock Edge and Flanders Folly. Thoughtfully appointed and boasting a wealth of period features including beamed ceilings, oak floors and open fires, this is a desirable and spacious ten-bedroom character property.
Restored to an excellent standard, it provides large relaxing and entertaining space including dining for 20, two spacious living rooms and a separate children’s play area. There is a bespoke farmhouse-style kitchen and convenient secondary kitchen/utility. Its ample bedrooms are thoughtfully appointed and there are nine bath/shower rooms, seven en suite. The property is furnished throughout with a mix of new and antique andthe use of traditional English fabrics.
Very popular with families and groups of friends, Henley Farmhouse achieves many repeat bookings, not least as it can be adapted to suit the individual needs of larger parties, with six of the ten bedrooms offering either twins or doubles.
Accommodation: Entrance porch/boot room. Large beamed living room with wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace. Beamed sitting room with open fire in stone fireplace. Dining room with feature fireplace and table seating 20. Well-equipped, bespoke farmhouse-style kitchen with two gas/electric ranges and island. Children’s play area with adjacent kitchen/utility. Beamed double bedroom with 6ft bed (can form two 3ft singles). Wet room and toilet. Separate toilet. Three staircases to separate areas of the first floor: Two double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, and one with oak floor. Two large double bedrooms, each with 6ft bed (can form two 3ft singles) and feature fireplace; one with inter-connecting door to bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet, and one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Two further double bedrooms, each with 6ft bed (can form two 3ft singles); one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet, and one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Three staircases to separate areas of the second floor: Two double bedrooms, each with beamed sloping ceiling; one with en-suite bathroom with centre stage roll-top bath and toilet, and one with roll-top bath within bedroom and en-suite toilet. Twin bedroom with two 3ft single beds (can form 6ft double) with wooden floor and sloping ceiling.


Location: You will discover a piece of British history at Acton Scott, for it achieved national fame as the setting for BBC2’s hit TV series Victorian Farm, acknowledging the Acton family’s championing of sustainable practices. It has been followed by another Acton Scott-based BBC TV series Escape in Time, new for 2010 and presented by Ben Fogle.
Guests can enjoy a memorable setting and a multitude of activities on this lovingly preserved estate, including the Historic Working Farm - where the land is worked with heavy horses to preserve a way of life before the age of the tractor. This visitor attraction is a firm favourite with families. There’s the handy School House café (open April to October) and lovely guided walks and cycle rides.
The prettiest market towns and traditional country pubs are all close at hand, including Shrewsbury to the north, on the banks of the River Severn; and Ludlow, to the south, in its medieval castle setting. This is a food paradise with Michelin star restaurants and artisan shops galore. The spectacular Stretton Hills and Welsh Marches offer riding, cycling and walking. Among the many nearby sites are Attingham Park, the famous Ironbridge Gorge and its many museums, the castles of Powis and Stokesay and Wroxeter Roman city.
But if you simply cannot tear yourself away from Acton Scott, the finest local produce and home prepared meals can be delivered to your holiday house, with a la carte catering available to pre-book for special occasions.
Henley Farmhouse is one of three holiday houses at Acton Scott. The Shooting Lodge is a finely restored and spacious character property set in its own private grounds, sleeps 8+3, ref RNP. Henley Cottage, an authentic Victorian farm labourer’s cottage, as seen on TV, sleeps 4+1, ref ROO4. All three properties may be rented together or individually, to accommodate the needs of larger parties.
Three miles to the east of Shrewsbury, Rupert Acton is also the custodian of Cronkhill Farmhouse on the National Trust’s Attingham Park Estate. A spacious 17th-century timber framed property with spectacular views towards the River Severn, it sleeps up to 14, see ref RN5.

For more information visit www.actonscott.com




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The Pitchford Estate - Stockbatch Granary in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, West England

The Pitchford Estate - Stockbatch Granary, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 14
Weekly prices from £1591 to £ 4638

Self catering accommodation in Shrewsbury sleeps 14.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 14

Accommodation overview: Peacefully situated within the extensive grounds of the Pitchford Estate, these two properties offer superb holiday accommodation. Windy Mundy Farm has been converted from an 18th-century threshing barn and deer shelter and is located on an old deer park at the centre of the estate. Built on top of a south-facing hill overlooking Row Brook, and part of a working arable farm, it is surrounded by fields of wheat and barley and has spectacular, far-reaching views towards the Shropshire hills. Enclosed by a long stone wall, the farm has its own courtyard garden with a terrace and barbecue. Stockbatch Granary is reached by a mile-long drive passing through the mixed arable land of Stockbatch Farm, with its fields of corn encircled by woodland. It comprises an 18th-century granary, clapperboard barn, stables and cowsheds, and nestles on a south-facing slope, at the bottom of which a stream wends its way gently along. A courtyard garden enclosed by a red sandstone wall provides a pleasant sitting-out area from which to survey the countryside views.
Within 6 miles of each property is historic Shrewsbury with its fascinating architecture, castle, museums, fine shops and wealth of traditional inns and restaurants. Easily accessible is popular Church Stretton, and Shropshire’s finest town Ludlow, framed by the gentle Clee Hills, with its impressive castle, magnificent church, many half-timbered buildings and Georgian red-brick houses. Bridgnorth has what is reputed to be the steepest cliff railway in Britain and superb cliff-top walks overlooking the River Severn below. From here, during summer, the Severn Valley Railway’s steam train chugs the scenic 16-mile route to Kidderminster. Attingham Park (NT), Benthall Hall (NT), Ironbridge Gorge and the old market town of Much Wenlock (with its medieval priory) are all within easy driving distance. Riding, sailing, fishing, golf, pubs and restaurants locally. Shop 2 miles.




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