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The Knoll Tower in Weston-under-Lizard Shifnal, Shropshire, West England

The Knoll Tower, Weston-under-Lizard Shifnal, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £354

Self catering accommodation in Weston-under-Lizard Shifnal sleeps 2.

Features include: • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Romantic Breaks • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview:

The Knoll Tower details

The Knoll Tower, built circa 1865, is located in the midst of the ancient and historic park of Weston Park, with panoramic views of the Shropshire countryside and Welsh borders.

This luxury self-catering bolt hole is available for week or weekend short breaks throughout the year. Sleeping two this Victorian Hunting Lodge was built in the late 1800s by the third Earl of Bradford. Set over three floors, leading up to a top floor sitting room with stunning panoramic views over Capability Browns stunning 18th century parkland, the Tower combines all the home comforts you could would want but in a unique historic hideaway.

The Knoll Tower is situated on the outer reaches of the Park and as well as unrivalled views across to the magnificent 17th century stately home and the Temple of Diana, also enjoys views across the Shropshire Hills, affording total privacy for a relaxing escape.

The magnificent 17th century stately home, which can be seen from the Tower was built in 1671, the estate also features two more Grade 1 listed buildings, the Temple of Diana and the Roman Bridge in Temple Wood. Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, a frequent visitor to Weston, suggested building a hunting lodge on the Knoll and so the Tower was created.

Guests staying at Knoll Tower can enjoy walking through Temple Wood, one of only five Capability Brown Pleasure Grounds left intact in the UK. The Granary Grill and Deli on the estate is open all year round with the Grill serving lunch and dinner and the Deli stocking a wide range of speciality food and drink.

Although the Earls of Bradford owned much of the land around Weston the Knoll on which the Tower was erected was owned by the Durrant Family of Tong, a village close to the Park, up until 1855 at which time their small estate was put up for sale.

The Durrant Family of Tong had made their money in the Caribbean in the sugar trade. The last owner before the sale of the estate divorced his wife after which he led a fairly extravagant life style. A character not loved locally, he erected a monument on the Knoll to celebrate his divorce. On his demise, his two sons blew the monument up and we believe there is a remnant of the masonry in the woodland near the Tower.

The Weston Park Foundation took over the Weston Park estate in 1986, the Tower was unused and semi derelict at that time. In 2002 it was restored and permission granted to build an extersion providing kitchen, bathroom and heating. In December 2013, the property went through a major redecoration programme to enable the charity to offer the property as a unique destination for short breaks.


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Turtledove Hideaway in near Whitchurch, Shropshire, West England

Turtledove Hideaway, near Whitchurch, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £525

Self catering accommodation in near Whitchurch sleeps 2.

Features include: • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Romantic Breaks • Fishing near by • Golf near by • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps

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Turtledove Hideaway details

Stylish and exuding elegant sophistication and romance, Turtledove Hideaway is the perfect bijou bolt hole for lovebirds looking for a romantic break whilst being surrounding by pastoral landscapes, offering views across the rolling hills and beyond.

This sweet self-catering hideaway is sure to inspire romance in all those that visit. Beautifully furnished, the interiors are straight from the front pages of a magazine. Being only 320 square feet, it was recently named as one of the most amazing tiny homes in the UK. In June 2014, it featured in Ideal Home Magazine as an extreme transformation, it made for interesting reading as to how what was originally a garage became such a beautiful retreat.

Approached via a private lane, with the main house alongside, guests can enjoy privacy and seclusion from the main house courtesy of the screened willow.

Situated in the oldest market town in North Shropshire, close to the border of England and Wales. Shrewsbury, Chester and Wrexham are all easily accessible. Whitchurch is indeed itself a thriving market town, offering a wealth of independent shops, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes. The Cross Foxes in Erbistock is a short drive and sunny evenings are best spent sitting looking up river watching the fisherman in their waders casting flies for salmon. Ludlow also nearby has seven Michelin starred restaurants. For those that may wish to completely relax there is the option of arranging for an in-house chef prepare a mouthwatering meal in the comfort of the romantic surroundings (subject to availability and additional charges).

After a day exploring you can return to snuggle up on the comfortable sofas in front of a beautiful crackling fire, or enjoy the vast walking opportunities on offer in the Shropshire countryside. A vast range of historic houses and gardens lie within a 20 mile radius, making Turtledove a great place from which to explore.


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Blacksmiths Cottage in Boresford, Shropshire, West England

Blacksmiths Cottage, Boresford, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £274

Self catering accommodation in Boresford sleeps 2.

Features include: • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Romantic Breaks • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview:

Blacksmiths Cottage details

Blacksmiths Cottage is a detached barn conversion offering spacious accommodation on a single level.

It is set in a very rural secluded valley on the borders of Wales, Herefordshire and Shropshire, offering easy access to popular places such as Ludlow, Leominster and Hay on Wye.

Locally there are many walks in the lovely countryside and two bicycles are included should you prefer. The nearest country pub is situated in Lingen just four miles away with many further restaurants including two Michelin starred in the medieval town of Ludlow.

There are local amenities in the local town of Presteigne or Knighton. The nearest train station is Knighton which is five miles away.


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Wall Hills Barn in Thornbury, Herefordshire, West England

Wall Hills Barn, Thornbury, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 12
Weekly prices from £989

Self catering accommodation in Thornbury sleeps 12.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Golf near by • Pub near by • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 12

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Wall Hills Barn details

Wall Hills Barn sits on top of a hill, next to the site of an iron-age fort, with breathtaking views that stretch across Shropshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Wales. This luxury self-catering property is situated one mile up a very quiet lane and is truly an idyllic country retreat.

The nearest facilities are only five minutes' drive away in the historic market town of Bromyard in Herefordshire which offers pubs, banks, post office, chemist, supermarket, delicatessen and butchers. Places to visit include the cathedral cities of Worcester and Hereford and the market towns of Ledbury and Ludlow which are all within 30 minutes' drive, and the beautiful Wye Valley and Welsh Borders approximately one hour away. There are several good gastro-pubs within 15 minutes' drive and many National Trust properties that are well worth a visit.

Wall Hills is the ideal celebration venue for family or friends. The open plan kitchen/living/dining area in the main barn makes it most suitable for special social occasions. The smaller stone barn is connected on the first floor and offers a quieter snug/living room, two further bedrooms and a well equipped playroom for young and old guests alike.


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Whites Farm Barn in Ledbury, Herefordshire, West England

Whites Farm Barn, Ledbury, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £1045

Self catering accommodation in Ledbury sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Whites Farm Barn is absolutely stunning and probably one of the best barn conversions we have seen. Set deep within the countryside the property offers a real countryside experience and yet is within a convenient distance of one of the regions most delightful market towns - Ledbury. Internally the barn is presented in a welcoming and attractive open plan style, with large open spaces displaying the oak beams and original 'cross windows'. These period features mix beautifully with some contemporary touches such as underfloor heating. There is also the added benefit of a ground floor bedroom and bathroom. Externally the barn has an enclosed garden to the front and enjoys a lovely location situated down a quite lane within a little hamlet. The owner provides a super welcome basket (and maybe a little homemade Perry!!) and informs us that you can now order Waitrose deliveries to your door. This is an excellent choice for those who like quality, space and something a little historic. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.Short Breaks welcome all year round.ACCOMMODATIONEntrance into vast Living Area.Living Area with three sofas and easy chair, flatscreen TV with Freeview with DVD playerKitchen / Dining area. Table and six chairs, Kitchen with electric hob and oven. microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, washer/drier and dishwasher. Bedroom One with twin beds and wardrobe. Bathroom One with large walk in shower, WC,washbasin and heated towel railUpstairsBedroom Two with double bed, sofa, hanging rail and chest of drawers.Bathroom Two with bath, handheld shower, WC, washbasin heated towel rail.Bedroom Three with king size bed, chest of drawers and hanging rail.Underfloor heating throughout, upstairs and downstairs*OutsideThere is a lovely, enclosed garden with a couple of fruit trees around the property with bench and separate table with benches.Off-street Parking. Strictly Babes in arms or children aged 5 + ONLY. *The underfloor heating is set at a constant level of warmth (dependent on the time of year naturally!) and is included within your price. Any additional requirements may be charged by the owner separately, at cost.No Pets. No Smokers. Short Breaks welcome year round, outside July, August and the Christmas/New Year period. Damages Deposit of £150 payable on arrival. Waitrose will deliver!Wifi Internet available


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Weston Park in Shifnal, Shropshire, West England

Weston Park, Shifnal, Shropshire, West England

Sleeps 54
Weekly prices from £250

Self catering accommodation in Shifnal sleeps 54.

Features include: • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Fishing near by • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 54

Accommodation overview:

Weston Park details

Rural Retreats are proud to present Weston Park, offering luxury accommodation, 5-star service & award winning cuisine. The perfect venue for your corporate event (located on the Shropshire / Staffordshire border, an ideal conference venue for delegates based around the country), or large gathering with friends & family. Weston Park has it all. Exclusively yours with a minimum booking of 12 of the 28 rooms.

Gifted to the nation in 1986 by Richard, the current and 7th Earl of Bradford, Weston is now owned and maintained by the Weston Park Foundation, an independent charitable trust.

The formal lines of the 19th century gardens fuse dramatically with the naturalistic style fashioned by Capability Brown in the 18th century.

Choose from 28 (22 doubles, four double/twin and two singles) bedrooms located within the House, all of which are furnished with family heirlooms, antique furniture and original paintings along with televisions, fluffy towels and robes. Every room has either an en-suite or private bathroom with views of either the formal gardens, ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland or the Temple of Diana. Fully manned with butlers, chefs and housekeepers.

During the Park open seasons, children can enjoy the woodland adventure playground with its slides, zip wire, cargo net and miniature railway. Little ones will enjoy the activity room with a fabulous traverse wall, board games and dressing up boxes!


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The Game Larder in Walford, Herefordshire, West England

The Game Larder, Walford, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £376

Self catering accommodation in Walford sleeps 2.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: The Game Larder is set within the west wing of a magnificent old Manor House - The Wythall House - which is a fabulous 16th Century half-timbered manor. Set in a secluded location within the heart of the Wye Valley, it has superb countryside surrounding it. The Game Larder is in one of the oldest parts of the manor oozing history everywhere with beams and windows classic examples, while outside guests can enjoy access to large gardens and wooded grounds. A delightful, old fashioned property it retains all the character of its historic past and has been tastefully furnished and equipped to a good standard, with comfort and value for money central.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor Living Room with sofa and chairs, TV, DVD player plus Dining Area with table and two chairs. The property now also benefits from wifi access. Kitchen, a small room but well fitted with electric cooker and oven, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave and washing machine. Small Hall with short steep stairs to first floor. Upstairs Bedroom with zip & link beds which can be made up as a King size double or two singles.Wardrobe and chest of drawers. A delightful room with views across the groundsBathroom with bath, electric shower over bath, WC & handbasin.  Oil fired central heating throughout and all electricity included in rental. Cot and highchair available. Parking for one car. Large shared garden & garden chairs. Pets by prior arrangement. Please note that short breaks are welcome October to Easter (except Christmas) or short notice in the summer months 


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Buckland Wood Barn in Broadway, Worcestershire, West England

Buckland Wood Barn, Broadway, Worcestershire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £443

Self catering accommodation in Broadway sleeps 4.

Features include: • Internet Access • Romantic Breaks • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview:

Buckland Wood Barn details

Buckland Wood Barn is a detached Cotswold stone holiday home, situated at the end of a quarter-mile long hard-surface drive.

Located on a hillside a mile above Broadway, the setting has breathtaking views across the valley (designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) up to Broadway Tower.

The National Trust owned Snowshill Manor is a mile away and so, too, is the nearest pub.

The Barn is in the grounds of 16th century gamekeeper's cottage which has some 50 acres including a private wood and stream. There are some fantastic walks on the doorstep, including the Cotswold Way (which runs some 500 yards from the property).

There are many historical properties to see, along with pubs and restaurants to visit. There is a good small supermarket in Broadway and an excellent butcher.


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Hampton Wafre Cottage in Docklow, Herefordshire, West England

Hampton Wafre Cottage, Docklow, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £346

Self catering accommodation in Docklow sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Fishing near by • Cottage Sleeps 4

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Hampton Wafre Cottage details

Hampton Wafre Cottage has been converted from a 17th century stone barn. The detached cottage has its own private enclosed garden and is located half a mile up a private drive on a working arable farm. It enjoys a rural holiday location which offers country walks with stunning unspoilt views, indigenous wildlife and carp fishing exclusive to the cottage on a peaceful idyllically situated lake.

Docklow village is within easy walking distance and it is here that you will find the village pub, the Kings Head, which offers good hospitality, real ales, and simple meals. Docklow Pools are also located within the village which offer excellent fishing, together with their own pub and restaurant.

There is easy access to attractions such as stately homes, parks and gardens as well as the historic cathedral city of Hereford and ancient market towns Ledbury and Ludlow, the latter of nationwide fame for its many high quality restaurants. The nearest town, Leominster (BR Station) 10 minutes away, offers excellent shopping facilities and Worcester (M5) can be reached in 30 minutes. The area offers fantastic walking, cycling, fishing, and horse riding facilities. Hampton Wafre Cottage comes with fishing in its own idyllic location - please bring your own fishing tackle.

The cottage is some 135 miles from London, 58 miles from Birmingham, 158 miles from Manchester, and 54 miles from Cardiff. It will take you approximately two hours 40 minutes from London by road. Train stations are located at Worcester, Hereford and Leominster. Leominster train station is some seven minutes by road.


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Keepers Cottage in Hereford, Herefordshire, West England

Keepers Cottage, Hereford, Herefordshire, West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £740

Self catering accommodation in Hereford sleeps 6.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview:

Keepers Cottage details

Keepers Cottage is a Victorian gamekeepers house and has been completely refurbished to a very high standard, it offers high quality accommodation for up to six people in the cottage and the adjacent converted barn. It is reached by a private track through the woods and is situated in a grassy woodland glade.

Guests have the opportunity to walk or mountain bike on the owners' private estate and in the woods around the house. Ideal den making opportunities for the young, and the surrounding countryside is a haven for wildlife and is steeped in history. Offas Dyke, the border between England and Wales in the Dark Ages, runs actually through the estate and the only neighbours in the woods are fallow deer and badgers as well as buzzards, red kites, ravens and woodcock.

Situated between Hereford and Hay-on-Wye, Keepers Cottage is the perfect base for exploring the Welsh borders, the Black Mountains, the Brecon Beacons and the historic Hereford Cathedral or for touring the unspoilt market towns of Leominster, Kington and Ross-on- Wye. If you would prefer to relax at home, the house itself has a cinema and a sauna as well as a table tennis table and the house and barn are completely enclosed with a courtyard for outside dining and letting children and dogs run free but safely.

Locally, there are excellent pubs and restaurants including the Michelin star pub The Stagg Inn. There is an excellent farm shop and cafe two miles away and other convenience shopping is available four miles away. The famous bookshops of Hay-on-Wye and the gastronomic mecca of Ludlow are also within very easy reach.

If you really want to get away from it all, you can hole up in the cottage and apart from the occasional gamekeeper or woodsman passing by, you will be completely undisturbed.



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Oat Hill Farmhouse in Snowshill, Worcestershire, West England

Oat Hill Farmhouse, Snowshill, Worcestershire, West England

Sleeps 16
Weekly prices from £2263

Self catering accommodation in Snowshill sleeps 16.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Open Fire or Woodburning Stove • Golf near by • Pub near by • Easy Walking Access • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 16

Accommodation overview:

Oat Hill Farmhouse details


An imposing 17th Century Farmhouse with a wealth of character features throughout situated in the heart of Snowshill a quintessential Cotswolds village - only three miles from the beautiful village of Broadway.

The village sits on the top of the escarpment and is only a five-minute drive from Broadway and approximately 15/20 minutes from Chipping Campden, Moreton-in-Marsh and Stow-on-the-Wold.

Completely refurbished during 2012, the property benefits from a huge kitchen/breakfast room with enormous open fireplace, and seven bathrooms serving the eight bedrooms. Exposed beams and stonework appear throughout and there are flagstone and wood floors on the ground floor. There is a large south facing garden and a patio area suitable for outside dining.

Less than a three-minute walk away the village boasts a popular pub, The Snowshill Arms. There is a village church and the area is very popular with walkers. Broadway, 'The Jewel of the Cotswolds' is less than three miles away and boasts several excellent restaurants, tea rooms and shops.

Snowshill Manor and gardens and Cotswold Lavender Farm with their gift shops and tea rooms are well worth a visit.

There is easy access to Evesham, Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford.


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Wagon House in Little Somerford, Wiltshire, West England

Wagon House, Little Somerford, Wiltshire, West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £529

Self catering accommodation in Little Somerford sleeps 2.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Pub near by • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: Wagon House is stunning holiday cottage set in a beautiful village location deep with in the rolling Southern Cotswolds. Located in the grounds' of the owners' home, this delightful holiday house has been recently renovated to a very high standard and provides quality accommodation packed with period features in peaceful surroundings. The cottage is situated in the beautiful and traditional Cotswold village of Little Somerford which is a short distance from the ancient market town of Malmesbury, there is a village store a short walk away and a pub (The Somerford Arms) in the nearby village of Great Somerford. (Note 20/8/12: Pub in Little Somerford re-opening soon!) Internally, the property is presented beautifully, spacious both on the ground floor and upstairs. We really feel this is ideal for a couple looking for an opportunity to relax and enjoy glorious surroundings. To make your stay even more enjoyable the owner, who is most welcoming, is willing to offer breakfast and other treats should you be interested. This cottage is one that is 'off-the-beaten-track' and therefore a real gem for you to enjoy. We are sure you will love it too! ACCOMMODATIONEntrance from private patio area into main, open-plan living space.Living Area with large sofa, flatscreen TV with DVD player, overlooking partivate and enclosed patio garden area.Kitchen / Dining Area with table and chairs for four people, plus 4 ring electric hob and oven, large fridge/freezer. Wet Room with shower, WC and washbasin. Modern and luxurious!UpstairsBedroom with large double bed, wardrobe and lovely views over courtyard and fields. There is also a landing area which has an additional sofabed for two (charged at an extra £40 per person per stay / week)OutsideThe property overlooks its own private courtyard with table and chairs, which in turn overlooks an orchard. The 'greater' grounds are shared with the owner, although given their scale you'll be on your own!!One small pet welcome. Children over six and babes in arms welcome. Please no Smokers. Friday Changeover in Summer months. Internet available.Travel Cot supplied. Off street parking. Heating (electric wall heaters) and electricity included all year.Please note: This property is available for long lets through the winter months. There are washing facilities on site for guests use, but these are not within the property.LocationMalmesbury, which is the oldest borough in England, is approximately 3 miles away and provides full selection of cafes, shops and restaurants as well as other amenities. There you will see the magnificent 800 year old Norman Abbey built for the Benedictine Monastery which was founded in the 7th Century, also the lovely Market Cross. During your stay you must certainly visit the famous Abbey House Gardens that have been featured on television, and then take a stroll along the 'river walk'.


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