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The Stables in Gobowen, Shropshire, West England

The Stables, Gobowen, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £355 to £ 897

Self catering accommodation in Gobowen sleeps 4.

Accommodation overview: The 17 acres of glorious parkland surrounding Henlle Hall a fine example of a Grade II listed Georgian country house situated on the borders of England and Wales provides a wonderfully peaceful rural setting for these three cottages. They have been skilfully converted into holiday retreats of quality from the 17th-century courtyard stable block adjacent to the hall and combine magnificent oak beams and fine quirky original features with smart contemporary furnishings. Each spacious cottage has its own bath or shower room with bathrobes slippers and complimentary welcome toiletries as well as its own sitting-out area. Decorations and a tree for Christmas bookings are provided. Explore the grounds comprising open parkland and mature woodlands with fabulous views and the beautifully preserved walled garden. Enjoy coarse fishing in the pond or the 18-hole golf course a short stroll away. There is also shared use (private allocated time by arrangement) of covered hot tubs set in the woods behind the cottages and in-house beauty and spa treatments (at cost). Henlle Hall is well situated for exploring the many historic border land market towns with their independent shops eateries and pubs. Local activities include walking pony trekking golf and kayaking on the River Dee in Llangollen also home to a steam railway and horse-drawn narrow boat rides over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Chester and Shrewsbury are both easily accessible as are Chirk and Powis Castles (NT). Home delivery of local produce can be arranged. Shop and post office 1 mile pub serving food 0.5 miles has an indoor swimming pool gym and spa complex.

Accommodation details

Ground floor: Living room. First floor: Dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (6ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet 1 twin (can be double by arrangement) with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath bidet and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Kivernoll House Cottages - Knoll Cottage in Kivernoll, Herefordshire, West England

Kivernoll House Cottages - Knoll Cottage, Kivernoll, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 5
Weekly prices from £262 to £ 594

Self catering accommodation in Kivernoll sleeps 5.

Features include: • Garden • Hot Tub • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 5

Accommodation overview: In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, these fine 18th-century converted farm properties are reached via a private lane. They enjoy a peaceful secluded setting in the countryside set in the 3-acre grounds of the owner’s home, which includes a landscaped garden, woodland area and paddock with two Shetland ponies. The holiday cottages each have their own garden and enjoy shared use of a six-seater hot tub. Ideally situated for exploring Hereford and the black-and-white villages to the north. Ross-on-Wye, the Forest of dean and the Wye Valley to the east, and Hay-on-Wye, the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and Offas Dyke to the west. Village pubs serving good food locally. Shops and pubs 2½ miles.


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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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Ladys Field House in Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, West England

Ladys Field House, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £481 to £ 981

Self catering accommodation in Tenbury Wells sleeps 6.

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

Accommodation overview: In a peaceful lakeside setting at the edge of a village, this spacious detached house boasts its own large pretty garden, leading directly to the water’s edge. A haven for wildlife with ducks, moorhens and geese, fun fishing (foc) is available on the private unfenced lake (toddlers beware!). Within easy driving distance is Witley Court, the Wyre Forest Visitor Centre, Ludlow, Worcester and Tenbury Wells. Riding in the Wyre Forest (permit required). Safari park and golf 7 miles. Pub 1 mile. Shops at Abberley and Clowstop, both 3 miles.

Living/dining room with ‘flame-effect’ gas fire, and modern kitchen with additional TV, each with door to garden. Utility. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with power shower and toilet.


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Ladymoor in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, West England

Ladymoor, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 15
Weekly prices from £854 to £ 2889

Self catering accommodation in Bridgnorth sleeps 15.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 15

Accommodation overview: This large sandstone 17th-century holiday cottage stands detached on the banks of the River Severn with stunning views of the Severn Valley from both the house and the delightful lawned garden. It is located just 50 yards from Highley station and the Engine House Museum on the Severn Valley Railway, with steam trains running past the rear of the cottage. Journey from Marylebone station and change at Kidderminster to complete the fabulous journey by steam train. It is a perfect location for exploring the beautiful Severn Valley with its many footpaths, bridleways and river walks, with the famous Severn Way passing directly in front of the cottage and a country park just 50 yards away. This famous stretch of Stanley Water on the River Severn is one of the most prolific for barbel fishing in the country, producing barbel to 17lb on the BAA stretch of water outside the cottage. There are also two day ticket stretches at £5 per day, and lots of local carp fishing lakes. Highley 18-hole golf course is just a 5-minute walk and there are five other courses within a 15-minute drive. The West Midlands Safari Park is a 15-minute drive away, and this property makes an excellent base for visiting Bridgnorth, Bewdley, Ludlow, Worcester, Ironbridge, Wenlock Edge and the Long Mynd, all within an hour’s drive. Shop 3/4 mile, pub 500 yards.

Large living room with open fire. Dining room with patio doors. Beamed kitchen with electric range, electric cooker and tiled floor. Conservatory with river views. Separate toilet. Narrow staircase to first floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed, additional single bed (for +1), balcony, river views and en-suite bathroom with corner bath, separate shower cubicle and toilet. Double bedroom with 6ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Three double bedrooms, each with river views. Bathroom with double size bath, separate shower cubicle, bidet and toilet. Separate spiral staircase to first floor: Double bedroom with two additional single beds (for +2), Velux windows and en-suite bathroom with toilet.


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Netherley Hall Cottages - Parkers Lodge in Malvern, Worcestershire, West England

Netherley Hall Cottages - Parkers Lodge, Malvern, Worcestershire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £403 to £ 795

Self catering accommodation in Malvern sleeps 4.

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

Accommodation overview: These three superb holiday cottages nestle on the borders of Herefordshire and Worcestershire and are located on a 700-acre estate on the beautiful west side of the Malvern Hills. Netherley Hall Estate is a family-run farm specialising in the breeding of racehorses, show ponies, cattle and sheep and the surrounding area offers marvellous woodland walks. The cottages are within 15 minutes’ drive of Malvern and have panoramic views of the wooded hills and unspoilt countryside; the location is ideal for nature enthusiasts, with an abundance of wildlife to observe as well as unrivalled bird-watching.
The cottages are all detached and the English oak timber used to restore their interiors was felled and machined from the extensive woodland on the estate itself. The furnishings and fittings for all the cottages have been supplied by local businesses and during restoration, the owners have paid great attention to detail. Parkers (ref RAAP) was originally built in 1610 and is a listed building lovingly restored to the very highest standard and has several items of antique furniture. Parkers Lodge (ref RAAQ) is a smaller two-bedroomed cottage completed in 2006 and fitted out to a very high standard, whilst Brook House (ref RAAR) is a listed building dating from around 1670 and emanates a marvellous ambience. It has landscaped gardens and a terrace with outstanding views overlooking Mathon Brook.
Attractions to visit near the cottages include the Malvern Hills, Three Counties Showground and Malvern Theatre, as well as farm shops, gardens, gift shops, picnic areas and walking trails. Fishing, golf and riding are also available as well as pick your own fruit (in season). Racecourses in the locality include Hereford, Worcester, Chepstow, Ludlow, Cheltenham, Wolverhampton, Warwick and Stratford. Shop and pubs 1 mile.


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Bellevue in Harewood End, Herefordshire, West England

Bellevue, Harewood End, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 15
Weekly prices from £1222 to £ 3060

Self catering accommodation in Harewood End sleeps 15.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Deta

Accommodation overview: This grand detached country house is set within 2 acres of attractive gardens, beautifully presented with formal lawn, walled garden, arboretum, pretty rosebeds and cascading pond. Set along a country road, the holiday property dates back 200 years and is full of character, with open fires, beams and chandeliers, and has been tastefully decorated by its current owners, who live next to the grounds.
This lavish retreat is an ideal location from which to explore the surrounding rolling countryside and the many villages with black-and-white timbered houses and inns. The nearby market town of Ross-on-Wye has many historic buildings and public cliff-top gardens offering excellent views of the River Wye, and Hereford is well worth a visit, with its cathedral (which contains the famous Mappa Mundi and Chained Library), museums, art galleries and bustling mid-week market.
Also enjoy our national heritage in Monmouth, a Tudor border town associated with Henry V. Or visit Hay-on-Wye, famous for its books and festivals. Close by is Kilpeck Church, perhaps the best preserved Norman church in the country. Symonds Yat offers everything from gentle rambles to canoeing within its magnificent natural setting, or join the network of pathways comprising the Wye Valley walk. Shop 2 miles, pub serving excellent food, 600 yards.

Spacious beamed living room with open fire, large mirrors, chandeliers and French door to conservatory. Spacious beamed dining hall with open fire. Well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen/utility with Aga, electric cooker, slate floor, original servants’ bells and door to courtyard. Drawing room with TV leading to large conservatory. Study with TV and library. Office/sitting room. Twin bedroom. Single bedroom. Separate shower room and toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed and additional single bed (for +1), one with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Three further double bedrooms, one with wash basin, and one with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with freestanding cast iron bath, shower cubicle and toilet. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.


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Cottons Farm - The Willows in Dumbleton, Worcestershire, West England

Cottons Farm - The Willows, Dumbleton, Worcestershire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £273 to £ 594

Self catering accommodation in Dumbleton sleeps 4.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: Close to ridge and furrow rolling down to the River Isbourne... amidst 58 acres of Cotswold farmland.

Set in glorious countryside with outstanding views towards the Cotswold Hills and Vale of Evesham, Cottons Farm enjoys a truly peaceful setting at the end of a long tree-lined drive,
300 metres from the road. It is just ½ mile from the pretty, unspoilt village of Dumbleton, easily accessible by road or footpath, and 5 miles from Broadway, the ever-popular ‘capital’ of the Cotswolds. The holiday cottages are surrounded by 58 acres of working farmland, with ridge and furrow rolling down to the River Isbourne, which lies 150 metres away from the cottages (toddlers beware!). Visitors are welcome to walk in the fields surrounding the farm and many public footpaths run nearby. Very tastefully converted from 150-year old farm buildings (including cart-shed, stable and dairy), these comfortable cottages are well equipped and furnished to a high standard.
Cool in summer, warm and welcoming in winter, they are all centrally heated and well insulated. Set near the owners’ home, yet retaining complete privacy, each cottage has its own individual character with many original features, and enjoys its own area of garden and patio. A perfect place to relax, they are ideally situated for walking and touring the Cotswolds.
Broadway with its old stone houses and fascinating shops also boasts Broadway Tower, now the centre of a country park and home to an observatory and exhibition. The market town of Evesham (5 miles) has tree-lined streets and pretty walks along the River Avon. Only a few minutes’ drive, on the edge of the Cotswold hills, is Toddington, where visitors can board a train on the Gloucestershire–Warwickshire Great Western Railway (mid March - mid October) and enjoy a ride through picturesque villages.
In nearby Winchcombe there’s Sudeley Castle, while the Cotswolds Farm Park (with its rare breeds of animals) and the bird sanctuary at Bourton-on-the-Water are easily reached, as are Stanway House, Hidcote Garden, Snowshill Manor and Cheltenham. Stratford-upon-Avon and the cathedral city of Worcester are within an hour’s drive. The neighbouring villages boast traditional pubs and many excellent restaurants. Riding, swimming, golf, tennis and fishing are all close by. Shop ½ mile.


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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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Kivernoll House Cottages - Meadow Barn in Kivernoll, Herefordshire, West England

Kivernoll House Cottages - Meadow Barn, Kivernoll, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £307 to £ 537

Self catering accommodation in Kivernoll sleeps 2.

Features include: • Hot Tub • Easy Walking Access • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, these fine 18th-century converted farm properties are reached via a private lane. They enjoy a peaceful secluded setting in the countryside set in the 3-acre grounds of the owner’s home, which includes a landscaped garden, woodland area and paddock with two Shetland ponies. The holiday cottages each have their own garden and enjoy shared use of a six-seater hot tub. Ideally situated for exploring Hereford and the black-and-white villages to the north. Ross-on-Wye, the Forest of dean and the Wye Valley to the east, and Hay-on-Wye, the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and Offas Dyke to the west. Village pubs serving good food locally. Shops and pubs 2½ miles.


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Piglets Place in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, West England

Piglets Place, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 7
Weekly prices from £404 to £ 816

Self catering accommodation in Shrewsbury sleeps 7.

Features include: Short Breaks Non smoking Fishing nearby Pets allowed Luxury accommodation sleeps 7

Accommodation overview: Dating back to 1600 and bursting with character and charm these tastefully converted barns retain many of their original features whilst offering all modern comforts in their smartly furnished interiors. Decorations and tree for Christmas and New Year bookings available. Lovely country walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep. Set on a courtyard and each enjoying its own terrace and lawned garden the cottages are located in Plealey a peaceful and pretty village of half timbered houses lying just 6 miles from the interesting shops inns restaurants and cultural life found in the handsome medieval town of Shrewsbury. Fishing 0.5 miles away and excellent golf course at Arscott 0.5 miles.
The beautiful Shropshire landscape promises delight for bird watchers and walkers alike – Offa’s Dyke long distance footpath is easily accessible with many circular walks taking in hill forts and castles on the way whilst buzzards and skylarks soar above. Caer Caradoc and the Devils Chair on the Stiperstones possess a wild beauty and the conservation area of Long Mynd offers a wonderful day out. Spanning the River Severn Ironbridge and its fascinating museums are among a wealth of attractions discovered within a short drive as is Ludlow a famous paradise for ‘foodies’ with its superb annual festival racecourse impressive castle fine shops and delightful old inns. Fishing nearby (licences available at local post office). Shops and pubs 1.5 miles.

Accommodation Detail

Ground floor: Living room with French doors. Dining room with day bed. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Separate toilet. First floor: 1 double (5ft) bedroom. Bathroom and toilet.

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152

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Mintridge - Oast House in Bromyard, Herefordshire, West England

Mintridge - Oast House, Bromyard, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £354 to £ 661

Self catering accommodation in Bromyard sleeps 6.

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

Accommodation overview: An ideal retreat for a relaxing and peaceful break, this 19th-century oast house has been fully converted to provide exceptionally attractive accommodation. The house forms two separate holiday homes; on the ground floor, Chaff House which is all on one level with easy access, and above, Oast House. Great care has been given to colour co-ordination and tasteful furnishing, blending original features with modern comforts to retain the character and warmth of this old building. The house is one of a cluster of farm buildings at the heart of a working farm. Close at hand is the historic market town of Bromyard with popular Downs and Brockhampton Court (NT), and within easy reach are the cathedral cities of Hereford and Worcester, and the Cotswolds. There is excellent riding, golf, tennis, fishing and an award-winning restaurant nearby. Shop 1 mile.


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