18/19 Titterstone Cottages

Bedlam near Ludlow, Heart of England (Ref. 11541)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
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The property

A delightful terraced cottage, formerly two Victorian quarrymen's cottages which have been converted into a deceptively spacious Shropshire holiday home. Set in the rural village of Bedlam, just 6 miles from the town of Ludlow, this Shropshire cottage offers cosy and charming accommodation including quarry tiled floors, two open fires, an AGA and French doors that lead onto a rear decked area with garden beyond. Your Bedlam cottage is situated halfway up Titterstone Clee Hill from which you can follow the 8 mile long Bedlam on Clee walk along the Shropshire Way passing over the hill's summit, where on a clear day you can enjoy stunning views. The surrounding countryside offers fabulous walking, cycling, fishing and birdwatching, whilst medieval Ludlow, with its listed buildings, wonderful 13th century castle, excellent restaurants, pubs, tea rooms, shops and festivals has something for all the family. Discover Church Stretton, which nestles at the foot of the Long Mynd hills, lovely Shrewsbury and Leominster, the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge, Severn Valley Railway, Stokesay Castle and the Wroxeter Roman City. All of these places of interest are within easy reach, making this welcoming Shropshire cottage perfect for families or groups of friends.


Over three floors. Five bedrooms: 1 x second floor loft twin, 2 x double, 1 x 4' double, 1 x single with additional pull-out bed. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with bath, basin, WC and utility area. Utility room. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area (seats 7) with open fire. Sitting room (seats 4) with open fire. Second sitting room (seats 5) with further dining area (seats 6).


  • Oil central heating on ground and first floors, electric heater on second floor with open fires in sitting area and sitting room
  • Oil fired AGA, electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for open fires inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Shared (ample) parking area opposite the property
  • Ground level rear decked area with furniture and BBQ
  • Lawned area accessed via 10 steps
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Note: This cottage is situated in an elevated position and reached via 10 steps up from parking level to front door
  • Note: No stag or hen parties.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

Guest Reviews


    • “We found the cottages very well equipped and had a wonderful weekend.”

    Mrs Rieveley, Staines-upon-Thames, March 2015

    • “It was a very comfortable cottage for my party and we enjoyed just relaxing in the lounge chatting in front of the fire. Particularly as it was cold and wet outside. Great layout of the house and very well equipped.”

    Mr Bishop, Birmingham, November 2014

    • “We had a fantastic family stay, it is a well equipped house, better than any holiday cottage we have stayed at in the past. I would recommend this for people who enjoy walking especially, as it is right at the bottom of a hill summit and there are plenty of walks nearby. The location is close to Ludlow and there are easy routes to tourist attractions.”

    Mrs Norwood, Kettering, October 2014

    • “Lovely Cottage, fantastic views and unique décor!”

    Mrs Charlton, St. Albans, October 2014

    • “We had the most wonderful time.The cottage has everything anyone would need and one of the most important things - enough cutlery, plates, etc so we didn't need to keep washing up the minute we'd finished eating. It was so comfortable and homely. The kitchen has ample space and all the whole house very tastefully decorated and with excellent beds. We loved it. We will definitely be in touch to come again. Thoroughly relaxing time had by all.”

    Mrs Patel, Birmingham, August 2014

    • “The cottage was just what we hoped it would be and a good time was had by all.”

    Mrs Barnes, Manchester, March 2014

    • “There was plenty of space in the house, which was warm and full of character. Our grandchildren loved the 'reading corner' just outside their bedroom and there were lots of toys, videos and books. The views from the house were spectacular and there were a number of lovely walks from the front door. A nearby disused quarry was like a giant adventure playground for the children.”

    Mrs Baker, Manchester, February 2014

    • “Beautifully decorated cottage (two knocked into one) with plenty of space for all10 adults to be together for big meal times and board games, but also enough rooms to have a breather from each other too! Plenty of utilities, kitchen implements, maps, books, DVDs, etc. Lovely to have an open fire and to try and use an AGA. Comfy beds and powerful showers. Great location next to Clee Hill with walks nearby.”

    Miss McCarthy, Nottingham, December 2013

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About the location


Ludlow 6 miles.

Bedlam is a small rural village that lies halfway up Shropshire's second highest hill, Titterstone Clee Hill (1750') in the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The whole area is renowned for scenic walking and cycling and from the village, enthusiasts can enjoy the Bedlam on Clee walk, a circular 8 mile trek passing over the hill summit and back, or they can sample any number of other walks from the door. Six miles away is Ludlow, one of the most beautiful towns in Britain; its medieval street pattern remains almost intact and provides a fascinating backdrop for the town's regular street markets, held in the shadow of the 13th century castle. Ludlow is renowned for its shopping and has two Michelin starred restaurants, as well as excellent teashops and pubs. The town hosts a variety of highly successful festivals throughout the year including food, medieval and Shakespeare festivals. Within easy reach are Church Stretton known as ‘Little Switzerland', beautiful Shrewsbury, Leominster and Hereford, as well as popular attractions such as the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge Gorge, Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall and the scenic Cardingmill Valley in the Shropshire Hills. A superb year-round destination for a relaxing break.

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