Leighton near Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire
Leighton 1.25 miles. This bespoke hand-made, timber-built Shepherd’s Retreat is a unique holiday cottage in a tranquil woodland setting. Located on a 100-acre working cattle farm on the outskirts of the village of Leighton, this Shropshire cottage is ideal for a romantic break for two. Close to the owner's delightful farmhouse, this Shropshire cottage provides open plan studio accommodation with a comfortable double bed, sitting and dining areas with a woodburning stove and a fitted kitchen. At this Leighton cottage there is a separate shower room situated along a picturesque 60 yard lit walkway, which includes a modern shower. The private decking is perfect for relaxing while dining alfresco, or for just enjoying a drink while you admire the views and take in the beautiful woodland setting. Close by is the World Heritage Site at Ironbridge Gorge, the market town of Shrewsbury and Wroxeter Roman City and vineyard. Take a walk up the magnificent Wrekin Hill or spend a day exploring the fabulous South Shropshire hills which lead down to the beautiful town of Ludlow. This unique Leighton cottage is ideal for couples who are looking for something a little different. Note: This cottage can be booked with Refs. 3700, 4210, 8401, 8402 and 17899 to accommodate 12 people.
All ground floor. Open plan studio accommodation with double bed, kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove. Shower room with shower, basin and WC (approx. 60 yards walk along a lit gravelled pathway).
Woodburning stove with electric convector heater in shower room. Combination microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot on request. Off road parking for 1 car approx. 100 yards away. Bike storage. Front decked area with furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 3 miles. Pub 3.5 miles drive or 20 mins walk by footpath. Note: Because of its location, this property is not suitable for people with mobility problems.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Ground floor accommodation
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Ironbridge 4 miles; Much Wenlock 6 miles; Shrewsbury 12 miles.
The historic village of Leighton, which is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1087, stands in the heart of beautiful Shropshire, and is only four miles from the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, home of the world's first iron-built bridge, built 1777-79. The Ironbridge Gorge is one of the country's most delightful tourist attractions; situated in a lovely wooded valley, the pretty village has many pubs, restaurants, shops and tea rooms. A collection of industrial and Victorian themed museums make up the Ironbridge Museums, including the renowned Blist Hill Victorian Village, where you can step back in time. Enjoy the nearby medieval towns of Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury and Ludlow, as well as many NT properties including Attingham Hall and Park as well as the fascinating Wroxeter Roman City and Vineyard. A wonderful all-year-round location.