OAKELEY MYND LOFT
1 Oakeley Mynd, Stank Lane, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire SY9 5EX
(01588) 630349 07906 641521 www.oakleymynd.co.uk
Judith Shone & John Kearins
Spacious, first-floor studio apartment set in beautiful gardens with stunning views over the surrounding hills, just under 2 miles from Bishop’s Castle. Ideal for cyclists, walkers and car tourists, the apartment is in a chalet-style building in the grounds of the owners’ home, on a quiet country lane, on national cycle route 44. It has its own garden seating area, dedicated parking and secure bicycle storage. Furnished and decorated to a high standard with modern fully equipped kitchen area, lounge area, 2 single beds (plus double bed settee) and separate shower room.
From £235 per week or £40 per night short breaks,
includes all power, heat, towels and bed linen. Not inspected
Cefn Einion, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire SY9 5LF
(01588) 638343 www.hikersandbikers.co.uk
Ginny & John Hall
Relax and unwind in our luxury lodge set in the peaceful surroundings of Spring Cottage. Sleeps 2 in a twin bedded sitting room with views towards Offa’s Dyke. Separate shower room and kitchenette. Drying facilities available.
No children or pets
Walkers and Cyclists welcome. Open Easter to October. For at least 2 nights, price negotiable.
(see B&B section)
Sun Cottage Norbury
Sun Cottage, Norbury, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5DX
Phone number: 01588 650846
Sean & Lexi Morris
Sun Cottage is a delightful Grade II listed country cottage in the conservation village of Norbury, part of the South Shropshire Hills AONB. We are just 4 miles from Bishops Castle and 17 miles from both Ludlow and Shrewsbury. Sun Cottage sleeps up to 4 people in 2 generous bedrooms. Both rooms feature Hypnos Beds which can be made up as super-king sized doubles or as twins for maximum flexibility. The living room of Sun Cottage has a large L-shaped sofa and a Clearview log burning stove. There is free Wi-Fi & a flat screen smart TV with a complimentary Netflix account for those lazy or rainy days. The open plan kitchen is fully equipped and comes with a large family dining table and a working period fireplace.
Sun Cottage enjoys a large garden and a patio to the front of the garden with views out towards the Long Mynd.
It is ideally situated for walkers with some glorious walks on our door step, including the Shropshire Way which passes less than a mile away but cyclists, photographers, historians and couples will all find plenty to smile about in Shropshire.
Sykes rated 4 stars. Well behaved pets are welcome by arrangement.
Prices from £260 per week including all linen & utlities & initial basket of wood.
THE FORGE, LYDBURY NORTH
The Old Blacksmith, 45, Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7 8AR
Ian & Shirley Kidd
Formerly the working forge of the village blacksmith, this pretty building has recently been tastefully converted into a unique holiday home for up to five guests. The detached single storey cottage, just a short drive from the Historic Bishop’s Castle, is thought to date from the 16th Century and retains many original features. Rear sunny courtyard and off road parking. Small dog by agreement. Village shop & pub a short walk away.
One main bedroom with king sized bed, one single z bed in back room and, one double sofa bed in sitting room. Oil-fired central heating with wood burner in sitting room. Bathroom with walking Shower. Modern Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV, Wi-Fi connected DVD player, free Internet Wi-Fi throughout. Games, books and iPod docking station. No smoking. Rear courtyard and parking at the front off the road. Please see the picture ‘gallery’ in the website.
From £300 per week. with short breaks, minimum 2 nights, negotiable.
Linen and fuel cost included.
WALCOT HALL HOLIDAY APARTMENTS
Walcot Hall, Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7 8AZ
(01588) 680570 www.walcothall.com
Walcot Hall has 12 self-catering apartments spread across the estate able to accommodate many different party sizes from a modest 2 in the clock tower to a generous 24 on the top floor of the Main Hall. Walcot Hall is a country estate situated up a private drive in the village of Lydbury North – a perfect location for visitors to Bishop’s Castle and good access for walking in the Shropshire Hills.
A number of apartments at Walcot Hall sleep 4 to 6 people and are situated within the converted stable blocks. These have a variety of double rooms, twin rooms and double sofa beds and are fully equipped for a self-catering stay.
Many apartments have their own private gardens and all visitors have access to the arboretum – one of the largest in Britain…perfect for walking dogs and building dens!
From £330.00 per week, short breaks available. Please check our website for individual apartments and prices.
Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire SY9 5JL
(01588) 638056 email@example.com
Ivor & Sheila Leeke
The spacious wing of a listed farmhouse on a working farm. Peaceful garden with panoramic views of the Shropshire and Welsh hills. Ideal for walking, cycling, horse riding and within easy reach of Offa’s Dyke and the Shropshire Way. Centrally heated open fires Sleeps 5 with one double bedroom and one family room Cot available.
From £300 per week. Short breaks available. Linen provided. Not Inspected. Dogs by arrangement.
Lower Broughton, Montgomery, Powys SY15 6SZ
(01588) 638393 07837 919666
Self catering accommodation in converted 17th century barn with exposed beams throughout, just 2 miles from Bishop’s Castle on the Montgomery road (B4385)
The barn sleeps 12 in two bedrooms central heating fully equipped kitchen sitting room drying room 2 showers The stunning Shropshire hills are a perfect place for walkers, cyclists & families, who are all welcome. Plenty of parking safe storage for bikes.
£275 – £375 per week. Short breaks and overnight stays available (from £10 per person). Not Inspected
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Lower Beach, Linley, Bishops Castle, SY9 5HR.
(01588) 650739 / 07811 582256 www.lowerbeach.co.uk
The Barn at Lower Beach is a charming, self-contained double bedroom apartment on the top floor of a detached two storey timber clad barn. Set in an idyllic location about 5 miles from Bishops Castle, the Barn is surrounded by countryside and has stunning views over to Linley Hill and its famous avenue of beech trees. The main house is a short distance away. The Barn offers the ultimate “away from it all” experience but is only a 5 minute drive from Norbury or the hamlet of More. The Shropshire Way is on the doorstep,
the Long Mynd, the Stiperstones, Offa’s Dyke, a short drive away. There are castles, houses and gardens, arts, music and food festivals to visit as well as good pubs and excellent restaurants within easy reach. Comfortably and stylishly furnished one double bedroom with a 5′ double bed which can be split into two singles separate bathroom open plan living accommodation has a wood burning stove well equipped kitchen TV DVD broadband Wi-Fi. The view over the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed from garden chairs taken out into the recently planted orchard beside The Barn. Off road parking.
From £250-£350 per week, short breaks available from £150-£245. No pets and no smoking. Not suitable for people over 6’5″. No disabled access. Property reached by exterior steps.
Little Wood House, Linley, Bishops Castle,
Shropshire, SY9 5HP
(01588) 650127 07747 115935
Right on the Shropshire Way, The Shippen is a detached, perfect rural getaway for 2-4 in the Shropshire Hills. A light, open-plan barn conversion with oak/glass gable overlooking the fabulous, unspoilt Linley valley. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside with stunning views; miles and miles of fields and woodland walks and star-filled night skies and a brook for paddling.
The property has been carefully renovated with exposed beams, excellent insulation, under floor central heating, a wood burning stove, oak flooring and a stylish, modern interior. There is a well-stocked, fitted kitchen with a breakfast bar as well as a dining table and benches, a wet room with shower.
There are double doors onto large decking area with BBQ and outside seating. Guest parking directly outside the barn with flag stone entrance.
Open Plan space with 1 king size bed and 1 double sofa bed – sleeps 2 – 4 Smart T.V with FreeSat, NetFlicks and a PlayStation3 with games in the sitting area and good books, board games, extra blankets and lots of other home comforts.
From £70 – £90 per night, £495 – £570 per week. 3 nights minimum stay. Bedding, bed linen, towels, tea-towels, logs for the wood burner and domestic oil are all included. No smoking. Well behaved pets by arrangement only.
THE OLD CWM BARN
The Old Cwm Farmhouse, Mainstone, Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire SY9 5NA
(01588) 640090 / 07532 015552
This charming, converted barn in the rural parish of Mainstone, set near to the English/Welsh border in glorious countryside with panoramic views. Excellent walking area with Offa’s Dyke and the Shropshire Way passing close by. It is a 10 minute drive to the attractive and fascinating market town of Bishop’s Castle. Comfortable accommodation includes utility room, kitchen/diner, lounge, bathroom and 3 bedrooms – sleeps 5 (2 double & 1 single) with cot available. The barn is Eco friendly producing most of its own energy needs. Large private garden with patio decking over stream seating area barbecue and Wendy house Sky Freesat. This unique cottage accessed by a farm track with water fed from a natural spring set deep in the countryside and has stunning views from virtually every window.
The surroundings boast a wealth of natural history including badgers, bats, jackdaws, jays, woodpeckers and buzzards and rare breed pigs, sheep, chickens and ducks on a picturesque pond.
From £299 per week inclusive of all fuel power, bed linen and towels. No smoking. Sykes 3 Ticks. Dogs by arrangement.
ALDER BARN, NEW HOUSE FARM,
Clun, Shropshire, SY7 8NJ
07813 550637 firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently converted spacious single storey barn with four bedrooms and full wheelchair access. Located in a rural position on the Shropshire border between Bishop’s Castle and Clun. Furnished to a high standard with two king size bedrooms each with large en-suite wet rooms. Open plan kitchen, lounge with all amenities including wood burner and free Wi-Fi. Sleeps 8
£700 – £1150 per week everything included. Pet friendly, no smoking.
THE LODGE, MOUNT VIEW
Pennerley, Minsterley, Shropshire SY5 0NE
(01743) 791621 www.ecolodgeholiday.co.uk
Les and Sue Lee
An eco-friendly timber lodge set in an idyllic location high in the Shropshire hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on a smallholding next to Stiperstones Nature Reserve. Fantastic panoramic views. Ideal for walking, bird watching, biking, as a touring base or for just taking it easy.
Double bedroom, bunk room shower room galley kitchen lounge/dining area Sleeps 4 (or more using sofa beds) Full sized gas cooker microwave fridge under floor central heating Balcony.
£165 – £295 per week. Also see “special offers”. Metered electricity. Linen provided at extra charge. No smoking.
Not inspected. Pets welcome including horses.