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Bridge View Cottage

(Ref. 996061)

Ironbridge, Shropshire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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60 Customer Reviews

  • "A beautiful cottage in a brilliant location."

    We were able to walk into Ironbridge and visit all of it's cafés and shops. We also cycled from the cottage along the river. The cottage was well equipped and had everything we needed.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Feb 2024

  • "A lovely, clean cottage very convenient for the museums in Ironbridge."

    The parking in the council car park was not a problem but walking through increasingly muddy puddles and up lots of wet stone steps to the car did get frustrating. The cottage was well equipped (although the games in the cupboard seemed to have suffered water damage and a second oven shelf would have been helpful). There is a good sized garden at the front of the cottage. Unfortunately there was lots of rain during our stay and we spent one night quite concerned by the flood warnings and advancing water from the Severn.

    Reviewed by Lisa3.8Dec 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage, everything as listed, clean and well appointed."

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Dec 2023

  • "A lovely cosy and characterful cottage close to the centre of Ironbridge."

    The cottage has everything you need and Janet and Mick were very helpful, nothing was too much trouble. We had a perfect half term break and would love to return one day.

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Oct 2023

  • "Very clean and cosy , well situated for all facilities around the area Shops and pubs close easy walking distance."

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2023

  • "Second time visiting this great little cottage!"

    Really well located for all amenities, well appointed charming cottage. Great communication from owners. would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely cottage with everything we needed."

    Great location, ideal for getting to all the ironbridge museums and lots of lovely walks in area. Booking with Sykes and communication with host excellent. Had a lovely meal at Black Swan in Jackfield (mile up the road) - highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jul 2023

  • "Superb cottage in excellent location ."

    Reviewed by David4.4Jun 2023

  • "Lovely cottage itself but not greatly situated."

    What you aren't told is that whilst there is no parking outside the property it's like grand Central Station with cars coming and going all the time. There's a canoe hire place next to the property, couldn't really relax in the garden. Also neighbour doing property maintenance so had drilling banging and sawing for most of the week, not the quiet relaxing break we were hoping for.

    Reviewed by Sharon4.1Jun 2023

  • "The cottage was lovely and in an excellent location."

    Easy access to the attractions in Ironbridge itself and good location to walk to locations further along the gorge if desired. The joining instructions are very clear and the owners are very helpful. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0May 2023

  • "Loved the whole holiday."

    Cottage was more than we expected. Would definitely go back and also recommend.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Apr 2023

  • "A lovely cottage, beautifully positioned close to the Ironbridge and perfect for walking into the village and getting to local attractions."

    The private garden and wood burner were my favourite features. The owners were very helpful too. Thank you for a great stay, we'd love to visit again.

    Reviewed by Gabriella3.8Apr 2023

  • "Perfect!"

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Mar 2023

  • "This is a beautiful cottage, superbly located with everything you need for your stay, parking permit supplied and joining instructions very clear, really lovely find."

    Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Feb 2023

  • "Lovely cottage, great location, quiet but only a couple of minutes into the ..."

    Lovely cottage, great location, quiet but only a couple of minutes into the village, very clean and well equipped, beds super comfy, we had a lovely week even in January

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jan 2023

  • "What a lovely place to stay."

    Super clean, really cosy and a perfect location. We would love to stay again.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Dec 2022

  • "We really enjoyed this break the cottage was so nice, clean with an amazing log fire couldn't fault anything and the neighbour's were so nice and welcoming it was like home from home."

    The welcome refreshments and a bottle of prosecco was a really nice too. Many thanks for an amazing relaxing break would definitely come back.

    Reviewed by Nicolla5.0Nov 2022

  • "We loved this cottage close to town and very cosy, we really enjoyed our stay and will definatley be back, Thank you for the Prosecco and biscuits and the delivery of logs much appreciated."

    Reviewed by Frances5.0Nov 2022

  • "Well equipped and comfortable, this historic cottage is a joy to stay in."

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Oct 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay in Bridge View cottage."

    It was spotlessly clean had everything we needed. The parking permit was a bonus and even though we had 2 cars I managed to park under the bridge as suggested. It was within a easy walk from the town and of course the bridge which could be seen from the cottage.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2022

  • "This cottage was beautifully presented and in a great location."

    We had a wonderful stay visiting the local museums and being just a short walk away from the local shops and many places to eat. Bridge View was a home from home and extremely comfortable. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Aug 2022

  • "Very well equipped and cozy cottage in great location."

    Lots to do in the area and lots of pubs, cafés and restaurants within walking distance of the cottage. The welcome pack from the owners was a nice touch.

    Reviewed by Anne4.7Jul 2022

  • "A great little cottage in a superb spot really close to all the little treats that Ironbridge has to offer."

    Free parking in a nearby carpark and it was easy to just leave the car and walk to many of the gorge museums. There is a brilliant view of the Iron Bridge from the cottage that was even more spectacular when it was lit up at night. This listed cottage is quirky but has plenty of mod cons to provide a perfect relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by Phillip5.0Jun 2022

  • "Superb cosy cottage, ideally located near the centre of the town; however really quiet and peaceful."

    The furniture and beds were very comfortable, also nice TV and radio. The kitchen was well equipped and we appreciated the bottle of milk and Prosecco left for us.

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2022

  • "The cottage was fantastic, beautifully kept and in a great location for Ironbridge and the surrounding area."

    We would love to visit again.

    Reviewed by Phillipa5.0Apr 2022

  • "The cottage was v comfortable and warm - much appreciated during the sub zero night temperatures."

    The location was great and the cottage is well equipped. We hope toreturn

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Mar 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage in amazing location."

    Hosts were great people who truly went "the extra mile" to ensure we had a great holiday. Would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Feb 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay at Bridge View Cottage."

    Great accommodation in an ideal location for Ironbridge and the museums nearby. The cottage is well equipped, clean and very comfortable. We would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Stefanie5.0Feb 2022

  • "The cottage was very cosy and comfortable."

    Everything we could need was there. It was within 5 minute walk into Ironbridge itself. We wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

    Reviewed by Deborah5.0Jan 2022

  • "Bridge view cottage is one of the best homes I have ever stayed in, and I always book homes/cottages/apartments when I go away."

    It is a picturesque cottage in a picturesque setting! I could have stayed much longer! This was a cozy, little, yet spacious, cottage under the bridge by the river. It had everything we needed for a weekend stay, and more! Everything is though of here! Even spare bulbs and batteries, flash lights for night walks to and from the cottage and a welcome pack of biscuits, milk and prosecco! The house was extremely clean and was truly a home from home. The log fire after a cold day roaming the area was lovely The hosts were friendly and sent clear communication and were quick to respond to queeries. There was also a good information folder at the property. The only point I would make is that the property is down a private road where parking outside the property isn't possible. Loading and unloading is fine.We knew this when we booked, and it wasn't an issue for us. However it could be an issue for anyone with slight mobility issues or someone with prams etc. There was a space for us down the lane under the bridge to park- but we did get mucky shoes everytime we had to leave the property and walk to the car or onto the bridge. Navigating the potholes and puddles by torch at night was tricky. However visiting a cottage in a setting like this in the winter, it is expected. There are steps up to the bridge and a carpark above if there isnt room under the bridge. a free parking permit was waiting at the property too for parking in any council carparks. Brilliant! We would highly recommend this property and would not hessitate to return. I can only imagine how glorious this place would be on a Summers day! You will not be dissapointed if you stay here. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Llinos5.0Jan 2022

  • "This was a lovely place that looked exactly as it did in the picture."

    The hosts were terrific. They were very responsive and went out of their way to ensure that we were comfortable. The place is well equipped with everything you will need in a house and very closely located to the shops and bars. We stayed for 18 days and had a wonderful experience in this house.

    Reviewed by Nokukhanya4.7Dec 2021

  • "Lovely warm, welcoming cottage with a view of Ironbridge."

    One of the nicest cottages, we've stayed in.

    Reviewed by Hannah4.7Oct 2021

  • "The cottage was superb, every detail was covered"

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Oct 2021

  • "Bridge View Cottage is perfectly placed for all the Ironbridge Museums and mostly within walking distance."

    The town is just a few minutes walk with lots of unique shops and plenty of restaurants and bars. The cottage was perfectly clean, warm and cosy and had everything you could possibly need. We would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by Tess5.0Oct 2021

  • "The cottage has recently been redecorated and everything was clean, bright and fresh."

    It's also rather more roomy inside than the listing photos suggest. The cottage's owners gave us a friendly welcome and, in fact, all our neighbours were very friendly as well. This would make a great base for a family holiday, especially if you are interested in Britain's industrial heritage.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was perfect in perfect location ."

    Friendly neighbours.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely cottage with very easy access to Ironbridge."

    Really quiet and peaceful. Well equipped including sharp knives which is not always the case in holiday lets.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Sep 2021

  • "Beautiful location."

    Pretty cottage with everything you need. Ironbridge is lovely with variety of independent shops and restaurants. Amazing canoeing and swimming on the doorstep. We’d stay at the cottage again.

    Reviewed by Vicky5.0Aug 2021

  • "Incredible, loved every minute, cant recommend highly enough"

    Reviewed by Gareth5.0Jul 2021

  • "A sweet comfortable and well-equipped cottage in a really lovely spot."

    The garden has lovely views of Ironbridge and the owners are very responsive if you need anything. There are fabulous walks (with lovely pubs) straight from the door and the cottage is located just by a canoe/kayak hire place for the more adventurous.

    Reviewed by Pam5.0Jul 2021

  • "I rely on Sykes for all of my cottage bookings and have stayed in many stunning cottages over the years."

    However I was very disappointed at the access arrangements for Bridge Cottage as the holiday was to be shared with my elderly parents. The original description stated “there are steps to the nearby car park” On arrival I discovered there were 30 very steep steps to the car park not to mention three steps just to the front path. Inside the cottage the guest guidance needed to be properly updated and not just tipexed! I understand that owners have been requested to limit what they leave for guests however I would have appreciated a carton of milk and a small jar of instant coffee instead of an out of date voucher for a non existent shop! Ironbridge as a town is lovely.

    Reviewed by Julie3.4Jun 2021

  • "We had a great holiday in a lovely cottage, which had everything we needed."

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Apr 2021

  • "Fabulous cosy cottage 5 minutes across the historic Ironbridge to the town itself."

    Cottage was lovely and nice to cosy down by the fire in peace and quiet with the river just yards away. Thoroughly recommended. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Dec 2020

  • "We had a wonderful stay at the cosy cottage, situated right under the bridge."

    Reviewed by Anne5.0Oct 2020

  • "The owners were really helpful even before we arrived."

    The cottage was beautifully clean, very important at the moment. Everything we needed for a relaxing break was provided and the position perfect.

    Reviewed by Dorothy5.0Oct 2020

  • "Really lovely cottage in an amazing location!"

    Well equipped and comfortable. Decorated really nicely and very clean. I’d thoroughly recommend.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Sep 2020

  • "We had a very enjoyable 4 day stay in this well equipped cottage which although in a quiet spot was only a 5 minute walk into the Town, thoroughly recommended!"

    Reviewed by James5.0Sep 2020

  • "Can't fault anything, from location, contact with the owners and everything to do with the cottage itself, all 5 stars !"


    Reviewed by Gary5.0Sep 2020

  • "First time to Ironbridge and booked Bridge View Cottage."

    The directions we got from the owners were spot on and we managed to get the car parked under the bridge where the owners mentioned. Failing this we had a resident pass to park in the station car park which had loads of spaces. The cottage is about a 30 second walk from the bridge and a couple of minutes from the main street in Ironbridge. The cottage itself was nice and cosy with everything you need to relax. There is a decent size garden at the front of the property for kids to run round. It gets very dark on a night as there is very little street lighting, however the owners have left two small torches by the front door for people to use on their way home. The cottage is in an ideal location as all of the facilities in Ironbridge are in walking distance. On the way to the cottage we followed the sat nav. We ended up going down a hill, past Blists Hill Victorian Town and the sat nav wanted us to turn right at the bottom of the hill. Unfortunately the road it tried to take us along was closed when we were there. We had to drive back up the hill to a roundabout, eventually the sat nav kicked in and re-directed us. The cottage was very clean and tidy when we arrived. Can definitely recommend B\ridge View Cottage if you are planning on spending some time in Ironbridge.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Sep 2020

  • "It was our first experience of self catering break and I was pleasantly surprised our host has everything needed to do self catering but we ate our meals out ."

    The cottage is in a perfect location with lovely views which we could enjoy as we had great weather plenty of pubs to eat in we went on raft along river went to the Victorian village 10 minutes away by car .Very very Clean nice comfy bed soft towels I would recommend it .

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Aug 2020

  • "Lovely quaint cottage convenient for the Ironbridge museums."

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2019

  • "The mattress on the double bed was very comfortable."

    The cottage was very well equipped comfortable and clean. The email we received from the owners was very informative and the wine and biscuits left for us was a nice touch. We really enjoyed our stay at this cottage

    Reviewed by Christine5.0Sep 2019

  • "The cottage was beautifully kept with good facilities."

    The closeness of Ironbridge itself was great, the pubs were good and so many amazing walks and cycle rides available. Not museum people ourselves but a huge number one could visit.

    Reviewed by Penny5.0Aug 2019

  • "I have never been so relaxed in a holiday cottage."

    It was absolutely immaculate inside. The owners provided everything needed for a comfortable stay. Would love to go again!

    Reviewed by Kirsty5.0Aug 2019

  • "Only negative would be the noise from next door at night."

    Not excessive, just easy to hear!

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Jun 2019

  • "Enjoyable relaxing week with perfect weather."

    Great location for visiting Ironbridge attractions, certainly helped with the parking permit. Really enjoyed our visit to the Blists Hill Victorian Town.

    Reviewed by George5.0May 2019

  • "The cottage is idelly located and suited us really well."

    The facilities are excellent and it is very cosy. The only issue could be the parking arrangements. It would be very difficult to park outside the cottage as the next door cottage has a very large vehicle. We were happy to park in the car park using the pass provided but it is not local to the cottage and some people might be unhappy to leave their car in a public car park.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0May 2019

  • "Very clean comfortable updated traditional cottage with good heating ..."

    Very clean comfortable updated traditional cottage with good heating system Superb location next to historic Ironbridgewith good nearby parking Easy walking to many of the local sites Many places to visit within 15 mile radius Welcome wine and biscuits a lovely generous touch Could not have wanted for mor Highly recommendable

    Reviewed by Diana4.7Apr 2019

  • "Fab cottage in an amazing location, quiet and peaceful yet minutes from the towns eateries and pubs, can recommend Number Ten at the White Hart for a special meal, the food was amazing!"

    ! Sykes is easy to book with and there if you need them, we have more cottages booked with them

    Reviewed by Charles5.0Mar 2019

  • "The only down side to the booking was receiving the previous owners contact details to confirm collection of keys."

    It was rather embarrassing to hear that he had recently sold the cottage and Sykes should have taken his details off the information list. I was also disappointed that after I phoned Sykes to report this back, the person I spoke to said give me half an hour and I'll get back to you, this was 1.30pm on Tuesday (before we were due to travel on Friday) and I had to call Sykes back at 9.30am Wednesday to ask for an update on the situation. I understand that the new owners may not have been available that day but a courtesy call/email back would have been appreciated on the Tuesday. Small glitch, we went on to have a great holiday in a lovely cottage, we met new owners Janet and Mick, they we're really friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Feb 2019

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating, woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, slimline dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD player, a selection of books, games and DVDs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Loading and unloading outside property
  • Parking permit for one car for use in nearby public car park 200 yards away accessed via steps
  • Secure bike storage
  • Enclosed front lawned garden with patio area and furniture
  • Enclosed patio area to rear with furniture and charcoal barbecue
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 8 mins walk, pub 2 mins walk.

The property

This delightful end-terrace cottage offers a wonderful location in the heart of the historic Shropshire town of Ironbridge.

Full of character, the property is within walking distance of the famous bridge itself, making a charming and romantic holiday home.

With a genuine country cottage feel throughout, the ground floor has a sitting room with woodburning stove and a cosy atmosphere.

The country kitchen is well-equipped with amenities and includes a Belfast sink and a separate dining area, with a feature fireplace and exposed beamed ceilings.

Upstairs houses two bedrooms.

To the rear, a peaceful twin room and to the front, a double bedroom from where you can see the famous Ironbridge itself.

The family bathroom has been well finished, with a shower over bath, basin and WC.

The front of the cottage looks across the river to the town.

It has a large lawned area, with a patio section and furniture.

The rear contains a small patio area, again with furniture.

The location of the cottage is ideal.

Walk back up the bridle path and you are immediately standing across the river from the facilities of Ironbridge with its many traditional pubs, village shops and local tourist attractions and of course, a stroll across the Iron Bridge itself to get there.

With its museums and gorge it is hard to tear yourself away from this wonderful location, but should you wish to explore further afield, Telford is only a few miles drive away, or to the west the vibrant market town of Shrewsbury and the beauty of the Shropshire Hills.

9 Ladywood is a charming cottage housed neatly down a bridle path in the heart of the famous Ironbridge, a wonderful location to explore the historical town and surrounding Shropshire countryside.

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About the location


Telford 6 miles; Bridgnorth 8.5 miles; Shrewsbury 15 miles.

Ironbridge Gorge is known throughout the world as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Today the area is far from industrial and nature has reclaimed most of the former industrial sites, leaving a unique and beautiful wooded valley. The gorge is a now a maze of footpaths, bridleways and country lanes whilst the delightful village is famous for being home of the world's first iron-built bridge, built between 1777-79. The village has a splendid variety of pubs, restaurants, shops and tea rooms and a collection of ten industrial and Victorian themed museums makes up the Ironbridge Museums Trust, including the exciting Blists Hill Victorian Village. Within driving distance are the popular historical towns of Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth, Much Wenlock and Ludlow, as well as the Wroxeter Roman City, the Severn valley Railway, the RAF Cosford Museum and many National Trust properties. Ironbridge is a wonderful base from which to explore the beautiful county of Shropshire.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas