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Morrells Wood Farm - Shepherds Lodge

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Leighton, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Grade 4 Star rating
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Description

Shepherds Lodge is in a beautiful countryside location and is ideal for exploring the county of Shropshire.

Dating back to the 1600’s, originally a dairy farm and now a beef, cattle, and sheep enterprise, this setting makes the ideal location for a holiday. This restful shepherds hut retreat has its own private bathroom facilities and is located in the owner’s breathtaking valley gardens. It is beautifully furnished and nestles 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 1¼ miles.

4 steps to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area:
With Freeview TV.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With electric oven, electric hob, microwave and fridge.
Bedroom: With double bed.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with other properties on-site). Large enclosed garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

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Features

  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle
  • Unique Cottages
    Unique Cottages

Customer Comments

  • 10

    01/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/05/2018
    All very perfect


  • 8

    24/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 18/05/2018
    Rural retreat. Friendly owners, we had a problem which was resolved very promptly.


  • 9

    21/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 20/04/2018
    A lovely welcome on arrival & freshly baked rock buns went down very well with our first cuppa. The lodge is comfortable and well equipped, with comfy bed & lovely bedding & towels. Clean & well equipped kitchen with everything you need. Lovely views from the lodge & a private garden. The area is well worth visiting, several National Trust properties, Shrewsbury & many more. We would visit this area again & stay at the lodge.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you for staying in The Shepherds Lodge, we look forward to seeing you both again.

  • 10

    07/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 02/04/2018
    Had a fantastic Easter break. Lovely to stay in Shepherds Lodge - so peaceful and relaxing. Very welcoming and there is everything there you need. Looking forward to coming back.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you both for staying last week in The Shepherds Lodge. Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and for the kind comments. Look forward to seeing you again.

  • 10

    04/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 28/03/2018
    We had a much needed relaxing few days would definitely recommend and return .

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your kind comments, look forward to seeing you both again.

  • 10

    03/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 25/03/2018
    Very welcoming people,if you’re looking for a great getaway with peaceful surroundings but within reach of a lot of places of interest you can’t go far wrong with this accommodation

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your kind comments. Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in The Shepherds Lodge.

  • 9

    28/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 19/03/2018
    Wonderful weekend in the lodge, Derek was so accommodating as it had snowed while being up there. Such a beautiful view and located. Shop located a 5 minute drive.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you both for booking The Shepherds Lodge. Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay despite the weather.

  • 10

    22/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 29/10/2017
    I loved my short stay in the shepherds lodge. Tranquil, comfortable and clean.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your kind comments.

  • 10

    01/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 22/10/2017
    Really enjoyed a lovely short break. Very warm and cosy for this time of year.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your kind comments and pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

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