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Abbott's Retreat
Bishops Castle

Abbott's Retreat, Bishops Castle, Shropshire

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Sleeps a maximum of: 7

Pricing From: £410.00 - 972.00

This delightful, stone-built cottage is set in the small hamlet of Norbury near Bishop's Castle, and sleeps seven people in four bedrooms.

Abbott's Retreat is a charming, detached cottage set in the small hamlet of Norbury, less than five miles from Bishop's Castle in Shropshire. With four bedrooms, including three doubles (one with an en-suite shower room) and one single, this cottage can sleep seven people. There's also a bathroom, a ground floor cloakroom, a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and woodburner. Outside, there is off road parking for two cars along with wrap-around lawned gardens, a patio and garden furniture. Abbott's Retreat provides friends and families with a contemporary yet cosy base from which to discover this attractive are of Shropshire.


Totally delightful in every way. Second visit an looking forward to coming again.
The location in the charming hamlet of Norbury is superb. Lots of scenic walks and warm, kind people to encounter. The house is perfect; warm, spotless and full of everything you could possibly want. Large hob and spacious kitchen. Lots of outside space and garden furniture and for the cooler evenings a glorious wood burning stove. We stayed in January and had snow so it was like staying in a picture postcard with views across to the beautiful church opposite. I really cannot recommend it highly enough. TOP TIPS? Ask at the farm opposite to buy eggs, (chicken and duck)! And ensure to eat at least twice in the fantastic INN ON THE GREEN just up the road in Wentnor. This really is the best rental we have ever enjoyed and in the most gorgeous location. We'll be back!

Lovely accommodation!
Lovely accommodation, they have thought of everything. Well equipped kitchen, clean towels and bedding, laundry facilities, lovely outside space, and a spacious inside. A real plus that it's pet friendly as well. Not too much close by to do etc. so you would need a vehicle with you. The only negative point is that the internet connection was very temperamental and would drop in and out. Other than that, great all round place!

A very comfortable house surrounded by beautiful countryside.
Mrs Scullion

The cottage was very spacious, clean and well equipped. The wood burner was a real treat too.
Mrs Eaves

It was a wonderful stay. Abbott's Retreat was beautifully located and wonderfully equipped. We loved watching the birds in the garden, the cosy woodburner and the lovely walks nearby.
Miss Mole



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided
Washing Machine
High Chair


Single Beds

Double Beds


Gas central heating with woodburner
Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD
Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner included in rent
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Cot, highchair and stairgate
Off road parking for 2 cars
Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
One well-behaved dog welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 1 mile
Note: The car park area is on a slope with 6 steps to the front door, may not be suitable for people with mobility problems
Note: There is an unfenced slope in the garden, children to be supervised

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

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

Walcot Hall - 4.9 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Mitchell's Fold Stone Circle - 5 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Clun Castle - 8.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Lymore Park - 8.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Montgomery, St Nicholas Church - 9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Montgomery Castle - 9.1 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Stokesay Castle - 10.1 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Forden Gaer Roman Fort - 10.4 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Wilderhope Manor - 11.3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Glansevern Hall Gardens - 11.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

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