Self Catering in Shropshire - Ironbridge


Shepherds Retreat
Ironbridge
Shropshire
England

Shepherds Retreat, Ironbridge, Shropshire
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Pricing From: £275.00 - 350.00

Dating back to the 1600s, originally a dairy farm and now a beef, cattle, and sheep enterprise, the beautiful holiday accommodation boasts five cosy semi-detached barn conversions in an idyllic farmyard setting, and three restful shepherds hut retreats each with their own private bathroom facilities nearby, located in the owner's breathtaking valley gardens. All beautifully furnished and nestled at the foot of the glorious, majestic Wrekin Hill. In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Morrells Wood Farm is 'that perfect get away!' Indeed, many regard the views from this vale of tranquillity as 'little Switzerland', and as its name sake, the panoramic scenery is stunning.

The central location makes it the perfect base if a day or two exploring (or longer) is on the agenda. If not, then simply enjoy Mother Nature at its best whatever the season. Shropshire is a beautiful county, which is becoming more and more popular with tourists, with towns like Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, which are all easy to get to from Morrells Wood Farm.

The relaxed pace of countryside life is complemented by a huge amount to see and do. You can enjoy Ironbridge Gorge and its museums or a trip to Wroxeter Roman city and the nearby vineyard. There are 4 National Trust properties within an hour's drive, the closest being Attingham Park, then Powys Castle, Chirk and Dudmaston are slightly further afield but make for a great day out exploring the Welsh Borders.

Ludlow Castle, food centre and racecourse, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre and Acton Scott working farm are all popular tourist attractions. The Glider Centre on the top of the Longmynd and Cardingmill valley are not to be missed, and for the more adventurous there are nearby outdoor attractions from quad trekking, mountain boarding, zip wire, high ropes, clay pigeon shoots and archery. Shop 3 miles, restaurant and pub 1? miles.

All on ground floor: Living area with double bed/dining area/kitchen. Located in separate outbuilding 5 yards away: Shower room with toilet, Woodburner in living area included, DVD, Combi microwave/oven/grill, Decked area, Barbecue. Parking (1 car).

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request, Freeview TV, Shared washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer, Wi-fi. No smoking.


Services / Facilities:

Location Type
Rural

Housekeeping & Services
Bed Linen Included
Towels Included
Fuel and Power Included
Cot
High Chair
No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
Wood burner

Bedrooms
1 Double Bedroom

Kitchen
Washing Machine
Microwave
Fridge
Freezer
Toaster
Oven
Grill
Tumble dryer

Internet Access
Wireless Broadband

Entertainment
DVD Player
TV

Leisure Equipment
Barbecue

Parking available
Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Skiing
Fishing
Ice Skating
Wine Tour
Outlet Shopping
Theatre
Tennis
Golf
Hiking
Horse Riding
Walking
Cycling
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Ironbridge area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Buildwas Abbey - 1.5 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Benthall Hall - 2.8 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Sunnycroft - 3.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Iron Bridge - 3.3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Wenlock Priory - 3.8 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Much Wenlock, Holy Trinity Church - 4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Much Wenlock Guildhall - 4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Wroxeter Roman City - 4.2 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Wroxeter, St Andrew's Church - 4.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Stirchley, St James Church - 4.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.



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