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Delightful barn five miles from Ludlow, Barn at Cullis Croft offers accommodation for three.

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Master bedroom, Second bedroom with sofa bed for occasional use. Sleeps two.

This delightful barn is nestled on the side of a hill and sitting directly upon the historic Mortimer Trail, only twenty minutes by car to the Welsh Border. Spectacular, panoramic views greet you from all sides of the property, with acres of ancient woodland and many lovely walks to enjoy. This light and airy accommodation with master bedroom, occasional second bedroom with sofa bed, family bathroom and en-suite, is ideal for couples wishing to take advantage of the beautiful modern amenities offered within a peaceful and rural spot.

The barn is conveniently located on the border of Shropshire and Herefordshire making it easy to reach many of the beautiful rural spots and fascinating attractions both counties have to offer. The historic town of Ludlow is only five miles away, with its many fine eating places and various food festivals. The property itself is within walking distance (1.5 miles) of the village and it's two lovely pubs. The black and white village trail is accessible, leading you through many beautiful villages, such as Pembridge and Weobley. A must for book lovers is beautiful Hay-on-Wye, host to the annual literary festival, only 40 minutes away by car.

Approximate travel times from London by car is three and a half hours, from Birmingham, 1 hour 20 minutes and the nearest railway station is located in Ludlow.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps two guests.

Master bedroom.

Second bedroom with sofa bed for occasional use.

Family bathroom and en-suite shower room.

Outside seating area.

WiFi.

Designated parking for one vehicle.

Baby in his/her own moses basket welcome under six months of age.

Children over 7 years are welcome.

Sorry, no pets.

Minimum stay of three nights.

Additional Features

Open plan living.

Within walking distance (1.5 miles) of the village and it's two lovely pubs.

Stunning views.

Wood burning stove.

Private pilates classes available on site.

The Mortimer Trail provides an eight mile walk into Ludlow.

Electric oven and hob, multi-function microwave and fridge with small freezer compartment.

Dishwasher and washer/dryer.

TV with Freeview, DVD player and DAB radio.

Attractions and nearby amenities

The stunning Shropshire Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty can be reached in less than 30 minutes by car and are a definite must visit place for anyone wishing to enjoy the beauty of rolling hills, river valleys, woodlands and its rich variety of bird and wildlife.

The fine Georgian town of Ludlow is only a 15-minute drive away and is one of the gastro capitals of England with award winning Michelin restaurants, secluded gastro-pubs, a historic market square and famous castle ruins.

Visit the medieval ruins of Ludlow Castle a 15-minute drive, or Stokesay Castle, a beautiful 13th century Manor House and moat.

Enjoy a round of golf at Ludlow Golf Course formed in 1889 is the oldest course in Shropshire.

Explore the National Trust properties of Berrington Hall and Avebury.

Take in the history at the Ironbridge a wonderful base for all ages whether you are interested in art or engineering.

Visit Tenbury Wells, an attractive riverside spa and market town in the Teme Valley.

Horse racing enthusiasts will enjoy the benefits of being within an hour's drive of some of the country's most scenic racecourses including Ludlow, Hereford and Worcester.

More Details

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ludlow in Orleton

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ground floor: Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bathroom with bath and wc
    Ground floor: En-suite shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite shower room
  • En-suite shower room with walk in shower, Family bathroom (no shower).
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Ground floor: Master bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Master bedroom with a double bed
  • Master bedroom on this floor with a 4'6" double bed, There is also a second bedroom with sofa bed for occasional use.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
Notes:
Electric oven and hob, multi-function microwave and fridge with small freezer compartment. Dishwasher and washer/dryer. Hair dryers in each bedroom. TV with Freeview, DVD player and DAB digital radio. Gas central heating. Wood burning stove. Garden furniture. WiFI* *Please note that internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor Rural Retreats will be held responsible.

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Location

Other Activities:

Tourist Information

Ludlow Visitor Information Centre 01584 875053

Fordhall Organic Farm, Ternhill Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3PS. 01630 638696 A small but beautiful farm with three free farm trials, picnic area, farm shop, tea room and evening restaurant.

Battlefield 1403, Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 3DB. 01939 210905 Visitor Centre with a Farm shop and Café.

Ludlow Castle, Castle Square, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1AY. 01584 873355 A fine medieval, ruined castle set at the heart of the market town of Ludlow.

Ludlow Racecourse, Bromfield, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2BT. 01584 856221

Stokesay Castle, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9AH. 01588 672544

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, School Rd, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 9RS. 01588 676060/ 01588 676998 An award winning visitor attraction with café, 30 acre ‘Onny Meadows’, meet the Shropshire Mammoth and partake a virtual balloon ride.

Special Events in the Area

Battlefield 1403 – September - Annual Harvest & Heritage food fair.

Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival - Annually May to June.

Christmas Gift Fair at Dudmaston Estate – November.

Church Stretton Arts Festival in July and August.

‘Lionstock’ at The Lion at Leintwardine, Leintwardine, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 0JZ. 01547 540203.

Bridgnorth hosts the English Haydn Music Festival in June.

Shrewsbury summer season which includes music, visual arts and a cartoon festival.

"V" Festival at Weston Park, Staffordshire.

Walks and Other Activities

Swimming

South Shropshire Leisure Centre, Bromfield Road, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1DR. 01584 874620.

Teme Leisure, Church Stretton, Shrewsbury Rd, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6EX. 01694 720051.

Gyms & fitness

Private pilates classes in the studio attached to the barn. Booking by separate arrangement 07810 773332 or 01584 831123.

South Shropshire Leisure Centre, Bromfield Road, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1DR. 01584 874620.

Teme Leisure Church Stretton, Shrewsbury Rd, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6EX. 01694 720051.

Fishing

Docklow Pools, Docklow, Leominster, HR6 0RU. 01568 760256.

Barron Lodge Fishing Pool, Boraston Lane, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire. WR158LH. 01584 819990.

Froggatts Pools, Featherknowle Farm, Ashford Bowdler, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 4AQ. 01584831232.

Golf

Ludlow Golf Club, Bromfield, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2BT. 01584 856285.

Knighton Golf Club, Ffrydd Rd, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1DB. 01547 528646.

Elm Lodge Golf, Fishmore, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 3DP. 01584 872308.

Tennis

Ludlow Castle Tennis Club, The Gables, Lower Galdeford, Ludlow, SY8 1SD. 01584 878235.

Horse Riding

North Farm Riding Establishment, Whitcliffe, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2HD. 01584 872026.

Grafton Farm Riding Centre, Grafton Farm, Bockleton, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, WR15 8PT. 01568 750602.

EJ Barrett & Sons, Noakes Farm Riding Centre, Bredenbury, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4SY Tel 01885 483467.

Wenlock Edge Riding Centre, Hughley, Nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 6NT. 01746 785645

Sailing

Shropshire Sailing Club, Whitemere, Near Ellesmere, SY12 0HU. 07826 655245 You will need to become a member.

Cycling/Mountain Bike Hire

Wheely Wonderful Cycling, Petchfield Farm, Elton, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2HJ. 01568 770755.

Walks

The Mortimer trail passes by the barn along beautiful quiet lanes across panoramic commons and through historic woods and winds its way to historic Ludlow. From Cullis barn to Ludlow is just under 8 miles. The whole Mortimer trail is 30 miles long.

Also see:

www.ludlow.org.uk/walking.html

www.walkinginshropshire.co.uk/ludlow.php

www.theludlowguide.co.uk/out-about/Walking.html

Shooting

Griffin-Lloyd Shooting Ground, Llangunllo, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1SL. 01547 550 634.

Mid Wales Shooting Centre Ffinnant Trefeglwys Caersws, SY17 5QY. 01686 430654/01686430732.

West Midlands Shooting Ground Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3LH Shop:01939 200 344

Grounds: 01939 200 644.

Good Pubs/Restaurants

The Baker's Arms, Green Ln, Orleton, Ludlow, SY8 4JB. 01584 831686.

The Boot Inn, Kitchen Hill Rd, Orleton, Ludlow, SY8 4HN. 01568 780228.

Salwey Arms, Woofferton, Ludlow, SY8 4AL. 01584 711510 Bistro-style dining and local beers in a restored Georgian inn with elegant en suite B&B rooms.

The Talbot Inn, Newnham Bridge, Tenbury Wells, WR15 8JF. 01584 781941 A former 19th-century coaching inn.

Old Downton Lodge, Downton-On-The-Rock, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2HU. 01568 771 826.

The Jolly Frog, The Toddings, Craven Arms SY7 0LX. 01547 540298 For a land locked county this gastropub does great seafish - the dressed crab is just amazing.

The Lion at Leintwardine, Leintwardine, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7 0JZ. 01547 540203 Great refurbished pub and restaurant. Excellent food and it’s a lovely place to sit by the River Teme on a summer's evening.

The Sun Inn, Rosemary Lane, Leintwardine, Herefordshire, SY7 0LP. 01547 540 705 Order your fish and chips from The Fiddlers Elbow next door and have them delivered to enjoy in the garden or the original parlour.

Bistro 7 of Ludlow, 7 Corve St, Ludlow SY8 1DB. 01584 877412.

Shapla Indian restaurant, 58 Broad St, Ludlow, SY8 1NH. 01584 875153

Chang Thai, 3 Market Street, Ludlow, SY8 1BP. 01584 874212 Asian restaurant, bar and lounge with deep leather sofas and doors onto a bamboo filled garden.

Pizza Ten, 2B Quality Square, Ludlow, SY8 1AR. 01584 879450 A family favourite with great pizza, highly recommended.

The Stagg Inn, Titley, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3RL. 01544 230221 High quality restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. Much written about in the national press.

The Clive Restaurant, Bromfield, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2JR. 01584 856665 Buzzy modern restaurant next to the new Ludlow organic food Centre. It is worth visiting both.

The Riverside Inn, Aymestrey, Herefordshire, HR6 9ST, 01568 708440. Attractive riverside pub with good food - try and dine in the pub rather than the restaurant as ambience is better. Near Wheely Wonderful Cycling if you wanted to combine activity with lunch.

Jules' Restaurant, Portland Street, Weobley, Hereford, HR4 8SB. 01544 318 206 A more old fashioned restaurant and the chef and owner is very charismatic (Herefordshire's answer to Basil Faulty). Never disappointing.

The Garden, Stoneleigh, Kingsland, Leominster HR6 9QS. 01568 709142 Coffee/tea room which also serves lunches. Run by Sam from Scrummy bites in his own house - an excellent and really enthusiastic caterer

The Green Café, Linney, Mill on the Green, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1EG. 01584 879872.http://www.thegreencafe.co.uk

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