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The Willows

Bucknell near Knighton, Shropshire (Ref. 22795)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Mrs Ballard
    April 2017
    “The cottage was very quirky and we ...”
    The cottage was very quirky and we liked that. However we did feel that there was a lack of storage space for food and no freezer or freezer compartment.


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

The Willows adjoins the owners' delightful 15th century cruck-framed house and the tiny village Post Office that they run, in the heart of the delightful village of Bucknell, on the England/Wales border.

This cosy Grade II listed Bucknell cottage offers traditional accommodation providing a combination of 1920s style furnishings, and contemporary fittings in the bathrooms.

This Bucknell cottage is perfect for a family or friends who simply wish to relax in this charming old cottage with a wealth of books and an open fire.

The lawned garden is ideal for relaxing and dining alfresco after an exciting day walking, biking or touring this lovely area.

There are two good pubs in the village, and two renowned mountain biking centres within 3 miles.

This traditional Bucknell cottage stands within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is perfect for enjoying Shropshire, Herefordshire and Mid Wales.

This Bucknell cottage is within easy reach of the medieval town of Ludlow, numerous National Trust properties, the Elan Valley lakes, Ironbridge World Heritage Site, Much Wenlock and Shrewsbury.

Enjoy this comfortable Bucknell cottage, which is a perfect base for a restful year-round holiday.


Three bedrooms with basin and TV: 1 x double, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single day bed, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 single. Bathroom with double-ended bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area and comfy seating. Sitting room (seats 7) with open fire.


  • LPG central heating with open fire
  • Double electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, 4 x TVs (3 with FreeSat, 1 with Freeview), DVD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Front gravel area with furniture
  • Side lawned garden with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pubs 10 mins walk.

About the location


Knighton 5 miles; Clun 6 miles; Ludlow 13 miles.

The pretty village of Bucknell nestles in the beautiful valley of the River Teme in South Shropshire, close to the borders of Wales and Herefordshire. This is a lovely area of peaceful unspoilt countryside, but still offering much interest for the visitor - the historic market town of Ludlow renowned for its superb restaurants, Ironbridge with its famous museums, and the county town of Shrewsbury are all within easy driving distance. The Heart of Wales Railway has a station in the village and to the south are the black and white villages of North Herefordshire with their cider orchards. Bucknell offers two pubs, both serving food, whilst the nearby market towns of Craven Arms and Knighton offer a full range of amenities.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas