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Stoney-Brook Lodge

Bedlam near Ludlow, Shropshire (Ref. 961938)



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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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47 Customer Reviews

  • "Great visit to Stoney-Brook."

    Just as described, very clean and comfortable. Excellent outdoor space to reflex, plus the hot tub is an added bonus. Marie, the owner very helpful if anything is needed during your stay. We will be back next year, highly recommend this lovely place.

    Reviewed by TimNov 2021

  • "The views from this property are truly amazing."

    Hot tub added bonus. Relaxing atmosphere.

    Reviewed by DeniseOct 2021

  • "I didn't know what to expect as recently some of stays the places haven't matched up to the photos, but this place was genuinely better than the photos!"

    Completely secluded, convieniently located and supplied with everything and more I could want! It is a neat little place and comfortable with it. I took a holiday alone and brought some bits to keep me occupied which meant moving the furniture around but the owner didn't mind at all, I just used the place as I wished, I've booked again for next year.

    Reviewed by MelanieOct 2021

  • "Stunning location."

    Great lodge and outdoor area creating a very social environment. Host, Marie, was amazing. 10/10 all around. Lodge, cleanliness, outdoor area, host etc,

    Reviewed by StuartSep 2021

  • "If you want peace and quiet, fantastic views and a beautiful cabin then this is the place for you!"

    The outside space is phenomenal and the hot tub completed a perfect holiday. We had a great mix of days out plus relaxing days at ‘home’, it really is in a fantastic location (and easy to get to as the directions are foolproof). There are books and games at the lodge (we took our own but really wasn’t necessary) and we found it well equipped, plenty of room for us and we are a family of 4 (grown up children). Marie, who owns the property called us when the lodge was ready and was only a short trip away if we needed anything. She is lovely and helpful. We took our own towels for the hot tub (towels are provided but it’s nice to keep the lodge towels for showers etc) and packed robes/dressing gowns to pop on after the hot tub. Marie checks the hot tub during the stay so you know it’s all running fine, there’s also a hose pipe to top up the tub should you need to. I highly recommend Stoney Brook Lodge, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 10/10 You will not regret booking this, we really had the best family break there!

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2021

  • "We have had a wonderful week away."

    Photos don't do justice to that amazing view and the outdoor area was perfect to sit out even if it rains. The garden isn't fenced all the way round but our dog never ventured from the lawn area so it should be fine for most (the areas that aren't fenced are surrounded by shrubs/long grass). It would have been nice to have dressing gowns for getting out of the hot tub and a couple of hooks to hang our towels on but we wouldn't hesitate to recommend Stoney-brooke Lodge to our friends so thank you again Marie for a wonderful stay!

    Reviewed by ChantalJul 2021

  • "Fantastic lodge with great facilities and a stunning view across the hills - we will be back."

    Reviewed by KeithJun 2021

  • "We had a wonderful time at Stoney-Brook Lodge, the living areas were very comfortable with everything you could need for a great holiday."

    The outside area is incredible, it’s such a party area! We used the hot tub every day and the kids really enjoyed roasting marshmallows on the fire. The weather was brilliant all week so we were out there at every opportunity. Clee Hill is just above the property and is a great walk, the view from the top is amazing. We took our dogs up there a few times and they had a whale of a time. We would definitely recommend staying here and would visit again. The only feedback we thought of during our stay was that it would be even more perfect if it had a couple more bedrooms so a larger group could stay as the outdoor area is definitely perfect for groups.

    Reviewed by DeborahMay 2021

  • "Gorgeous cottage, amazing outside space."

    Loved cooking steak on the grill and sitting in the hot tub with that view! Worth the drive out to the various places we wanted to visit with our 7 year old. The Habberley Trail, West Mid Safari Park, Ironbridge. Make sure you walk up the 'incline' from the lodge to the old quarry buildings, got some great eerie industrial photos up there. Only complaint is that the directions to the property not very accurate and the postcode in the sat nav took us to the wrong place. No sign for Bedlam until you actually reach Bedlam and it's not on any map!? Two entrances to Bitterley from the A road, both 1 1/2 miles not 1!

    Reviewed by SarahMay 2021

  • "We had a fabulous 4 nights stay at Stoneybrook Lodge."

    Marie and Neil were excellent hosts and couldn't do enough for us! Amazing location overlooking the beautiful countryside, great location for exploring the wonderful landscape. A visit to the Ludlow Farm Shop (c10 minutes away) is a must, as is a trip to the Ludlow Brewery!

    Reviewed by EdMay 2021

  • "The cottage itself is beautiful, as are the grounds."

    We took our two dogs and having a secure garden is extremely important. The log burners, the hot tub and the general feel of the place made it an extremely relaxing weekend, especially at the beginning of December. There is something lovely about sitting in a hot tub with a fire roaring and the sound of rain on the roof... Ludlow is a beautiful old town and I would recommend at least having a look around the castle while you're there even if you do nothing else. One tip. Read the directions on the emails and the app. Ignore Google Maps when trying to get to the cottage. If you don't it will take you on a journey I can only compare to a Top Gear Special. Yes, you'll make it, but the car might need to be shot and put out of its misery. A lovely place that I would be happy to return to, perhaps in the summer next time.

    Reviewed by StuartDec 2020

  • "Absolutely beautiful lodge peace and quiet and very restful."

    Inside and outside absolutely brilliant. Owners were friendly and anything needed was provided. Will definitely go back.

    Reviewed by CarolOct 2020

  • "An amazing stay, beautiful views that seemed never ending!"

    We didn’t want to leave a will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by JoeAug 2020

  • "The lodge and setting was fantastic."

    We had a thoroughly relaxing holiday and would highly recommend Stoney-brook lodge to anyone wanting a nice peaceful break. As the lodge is off the beaten track a bit I would recommend people arriving with enough food and drink to make it through the first night as once you get to the lodge you won’t want to leave to visit the supermarket.

    Reviewed by KateJul 2020

  • "Marie the owner was so helpful bringing more Logs and kindling for the fire Even got to look around the new lodge down the hill which has just gone on Sykes hillside lodge!"

    Thank you

    Reviewed by MichelleFeb 2020

  • "The Lodge is warm and cosy, especially with the wood burner in use."

    It was a particularly cold and wet week with snow showers and high winds, had we not had the log burner on then it would have been cold as there is only a small electric heater in the living area. We did have to ask the owner for more wood and she kept us supplied with regular top-ups. In fact the owner, Marie, was quick to respond to any requests or needs that were pointed out to her. The directions to the Lodge should mention that it is necessary to take the lane marked as "No Through Road" to get to Bedlam and the lodge. There are two lodges, with Hillside on the left and Stoney Brook on the right hand side of the lane when travelling uphill. The location is nice with extensive views over a valley over and beyond Ludlow.

    Reviewed by DavidFeb 2020

  • "Lovely place, in a beautiful location that's so peaceful, The views are amazing!"

    Perfect cottage, clean and well stocked. Had a great few days away relaxing and chilling out in the hot tub which is clean and well maintained. Only saw the owner as we checked in but she lives near by and is very welcoming and friendly. Even though it is remote, it easy to find if you use the postcode provided on sat-nav. Will definitely be back again and have already been recommending it to everyone!

    Reviewed by MarkNov 2019

  • "Fantastic location."

    Beautiful Lodge. Really friendly and helpful owners . locals really friendly too. We had such a brilliant time, we have already re booked !! As for the hot tub , it was really the icing on the cake!!

    Reviewed by NicolaNov 2019

  • "We love this place, this was our 3rd visit and on the way home booked again."

    It is our ‘off grid’ haven (but WiFi and TV if needed!). We love the walk from the lodge up the hills, views are amazing. Our dogs love it here too and letting them run about in the garden off lead makes life so much easier than places where they have to be harnessed/lead/staked. You need leads on for walks because of sheep so running free in the garden is great. Mortimer forest is a great trip out. Marie is a wonderful host, she makes you feel like friends returning from the first visit. Anything you need she sorts immediately.

    Reviewed by CharlotteOct 2019

  • "We had a fabulous week, the property was clean and welcoming."

    The hot plate in the hot tub shack was an excellent addition to the already well stocked kitchen. The wood burner and hot tub are wonderful features as were the daily visiting sheep. The owner was welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. An excellent property for a restful and relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by SteveOct 2019

  • "This is a sweet little lodge over looking beautiful far reaching views of Shropshire and possibly Herefordshire."

    We were well looked after by the host who checked the hot tub daily, providing a welcome pack on arrival and plenty of logs for the wood burner. Very relaxing breakaway in an isolated location. We would highly recommend this holiday accommodation if your looking for peace and quite. We will book again.

    Reviewed by ValerieSep 2019

  • "Fabulous views from the Lodge, owners very helpful"

    Reviewed by StephenSep 2019

  • "Just returned from a fabulous weeks stay, the lodge and outside area are both beautiful and spacious."

    Such a tranquil place with fabulous views in a great location not far from Ludlow town centre. Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by DianeAug 2019

  • "Just come back from an amazing week away at this lodge."

    Has to be the best break we have ever had.The view is amazing and the lodge is lovely.We did,nt want to come home,could have quite happily stayed forever

    Reviewed by DonnaApr 2019

  • "The owners that live near by are extremely nice and helpful and let the kids hold baby lambs on their farm and quickly provided any additional wood etc that we required."

    Stunning location and views right across the Shropshire hills. Outside area was superb for hot tub, BBQ and entertaining.

    Reviewed by SarahApr 2019

  • "The lodge is superb!"

    Those views from the hottub surrounded by the lovely twinkling lights was such a treat! The furnishings and decor were comfy, warm and welcoming - beautiful.

    Reviewed by PhillipMar 2019

  • "The accommodation is outstanding."

    Extremely clean and in a superb tranquil location. The facilities are first class and everything has been thought of. The owners are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. We will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by SandraFeb 2019

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend break, will definitely be back and recommending to others."

    Reviewed by KevinJan 2019

  • "Lovely New Year break in such a beautiful setting."

    We stayed for 3 nights. The view from the lodge is gorgeous and the hottub and inside and outside log burners were so cosy! Lodge was well equiped and beautifully decorated. Ludlow town centre is worth a visit too. Lots of nice shops and a castle too.

    Reviewed by SandraDec 2018

  • "Lovely log cabin."

    Wonderful views. I think a signpost on the road would help with the name on as it is very difficult to find. A lovely chocolate cake was waiting for us which is a nice touch.

    Reviewed by GeorginaDec 2018

  • "Wow. What a great place to stay."

    So quiet, it's unreal. An amazing view over the hills and the hot tub is wonderfully relaxing. Can't thank Marie enough for her kindness and so we have booked again for next year. What I would say, we would have liked a washing machine on the premises.

    Reviewed by ChrisOct 2018

  • "I am commenting on the accuracy of your directions."

    You say the lodge is on the left whereas it is on the right, For people with a sat nav the accurate location is as follows. 1. The grid reference of the lodge is SO58892 77182. 2. The Latitude is 52.391111 and the longitude is -2.6054925 3. The post code is given as SY8 3PW which is the code for a property lower down the hill. The accrual location is about 270m further up the hill on the right.

    Reviewed by GordonJul 2018

  • "Had a fantastic week,Marie the owner very helpful but discreet."

    The lodge had everything we could have wanted,and was spotlessly clean.Outdoor barbecue area a real plus with fantastic views towards Ludlow,a real relaxing experience.

    Reviewed by PhilipJul 2018

  • "Perfect location and the cabin was first class with all we could possible want, plus the bonus of the hot tub."

    Never having been near one before it was an experience very relaxing. The surrounding garden was a view to die for nothing but trees and fields anyone wanting a peaceful holiday this is certainly the place to go , our dog spent so much time just lying out there he loved it . As for the barbecue area that was something else you could spend day and night out there it was so nice . We had a lovely welcoming chocolate cake Yummy !!!! Thank you very much for finding us such a lovely holiday place .

    Reviewed by SusanJun 2018

  • "Most tranquil lodge we have ever stayed, A superb location,with picturesque views of the valley,The lodge was ready on arrival as promised,hot tub ,ready all nice &clean,The lodge it's self was a joy , The out side BBQ area was first class, The owner,Maria more than helpful,although a busy lady,nothing was to much trouble (Thank you Maria) we will be booking again."

    Reviewed by AlanJun 2018

  • "The directions are wrong, its the property on the right, not on the left as stated in the directions."

    We were halfway unpacking when Maria arrived to tell us we were in the wrong log cabin.

    Reviewed by ValerieMay 2018

  • "The cottage and outdoor area was lovely and Marie was very welcoming."

    The only comment I would make is that there wasn’t enough glasses. Thank you for a lovely break..

    Reviewed by SheilaApr 2018

  • "This cottage is beautiful and had everything you need for a lovely get away, dogs are welcome and secure in the garden in front of the cottage."

    We visited as a party of 4 adults and 2 dogs and I can say that all of us enjoyed ourselves. Lots of walks around the area and some a bit more out the way which are also enjoyable. The hot tub and outdoor space is lovely and very relaxing at night. Thank you for a lovely holiday

    Reviewed by RosieMar 2018

  • "Fantastic location, superb views."

    Reviewed by JillMar 2018

  • "Everything was all we asked for and more we loved it."

    Reviewed by StuartJan 2018

  • "Superb views,fab outdoor facilities,perfect for walking,visiting different places."

    A great place overall

    Reviewed by DavidDec 2017

  • "One word-WOW!"

    ! Don’t want to say too much as it will get booked up too quickly.

    Reviewed by DanielDec 2017

  • "We went as 2 couples, everything about it was lovely, very clean and tidy, every room in the cabin has character."

    The hot tub has amazing views at night and you can watch the sunset whilst enjoying a glass of bubbly. Our 2 dogs loved it as well. Marie had no problem with the breed and we are very thankful! She is always around when needed! Would go back 100%

    Reviewed by MoniqueNov 2017

  • "Stoney Brooke Lodge is amazing."

    We loved the who experience and we hope to go back in the near future

    Reviewed by BethanyNov 2017

  • "I have only ticked "met expectations" instead of "exceeded expectations" as we have used Sykes before and received excellent service then, so we were expecting a very high stranded of service, which you delivered again."

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2017

  • "Marie the owner was very helpful, welcoming and grateful for comments when chatting."

    We had a lovely time,very peaceful.

    Reviewed by GaryAug 2017

  • "A fantastic lodge with all you need to have a great holiday"

    Reviewed by KevinAug 2017

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The property

The Lodge is an elegant, modern log cabin in the village of Bedlam near to the historic town of Ludlow in Shropshire.

With its open plan layout and outside covered barbecue area, this property is ideal for a family holiday.

The open plan living area contains eloquent, majestic decor, full of whites, pinks and wooden furniturem this lodge is fabulously combining the traditional with the modern.

The well-furnished kitchen looks like that of a stately home with all of the equipment you could need in a secluded log cabin.

The open plan design really makes this property feel homely and comforting, as well as the comfortable seating and wood burning stove in the sitting room.

Towards the back of the log cabin sits two large, fashionable bedrooms complete with dressing tables and delicate floral curtains and bed linen.

The bathroom presents a large shower in a classy, aesthetic room complete with a heated towel rail and simple, stylish decor.

The outside bares some of this property's best assets, boasting a hot tub and an undercover kitchen area, complete with a BBQ, fridge/freezer and comfy seating, making this into an astonishingly well designed property.

If you manage to get out of this breathtaking log cabin, the market town of Ludlow has plenty to show, ranging from stunning views to rivers and countryside, it is home to many markets and Ludlow castle.

Within driving distance stand impressive locations of Hereford and Shrewsbury, places with great history and interest to make your trip just that extra bit special.

Overall an incredible property set in an amazing location.


  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x king-size double(zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV with Freeview, WIFI
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned area to front, patio area with furniture, BBQ and hot tub to side
  • Two well-behaved dogs allowed
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 4 miles
  • Please note: Check in is after 4pm and check out by 10:30am
  • Please note: Due to hygiene reasons the water for the hot tub is replaced between each guest
  • In some instances it may take up to 24 hours for the water to reach full temperature

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About the location


Church Stretton 15 miles; Hereford 25 miles; Shrewsbury 28 miles; Worcester 33 miles.

The historic market town of Ludlow is situated on the River Teme, amidst the outstanding countryside of the Welsh Marches. With more than 500 listed buildings, the town provides a fascinating range of architecture including Ludlow Castle which is over 900 years old and is one of the first stone castles to be built in England. Today the castle is open all year round and hosts a wide range of events including outdoor theatre, food, art and literature festivals and many antique and art fairs. Below the castle, Millenium Green offers a large public riverside green and weir and provides excellent indoor and outdoor dining facilities via the Green Cafe located right on the riverside. Ludlow has held street markets since the twelfth century. Nowadays, a traditional open-air market takes place in the town square every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday throughout the year. More than forty stalls selling a range of goods including fresh produce, cheeses, books and a selection of local crafts are on offer and most Sundays see the market stalls being used to host antique or flea markets. Ludlow is also a gourmet’s paradise and a shopper’s dream. The town boasts a many places to eat and drink, as well as a number of exclusive boutique style clothes and gift shops. Ludlow is within easy reach of Church Stretton, Shrewsbury and Hereford, as well as popular attractions such as World Heritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge, Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall, Croft Castle and Cardingmill Valley. Ludlow is a superb destination for a relaxing all year-round break.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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